Take a look at how much noteworthy stuff appeared over the weekend on The Next Web and beyond; news, hot discussions, and interesting reads — all wrapped up for in one post.

In the news

  • HootSuite accidentally sent to users hundreds of e-mails, revealing other people’s details on the way while merging its users database with the Seesmic’s one.
  • Apple and HTC have ended their patent dispute, signing a 10-year licensing agreement.
  • George Entwistle, the Director General of the BBC, has resigned after less than two months of the job following the scandal surrounding flagship news programme Newsnight making a false accusation of child abuse.
  • Paymill, a Stripe-clone backed by Rocket Internet, jumped into 29 new markets over Europe.

Reads and discussions

Good reads from elsewhere

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