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This article was published on September 3, 2012


    Offline over the weekend? Here’s what you missed.

    Offline over the weekend? Here’s what you missed.
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    Martin Bryant is founder of Big Revolution, where he helps tech companies refine their proposition and positioning, and develops high-qualit Martin Bryant is founder of Big Revolution, where he helps tech companies refine their proposition and positioning, and develops high-quality, compelling content for them. He previously served in several roles at TNW, including Editor-in-Chief. He left the company in April 2016 for pastures new.

    If you spent the weekend doing things other that being glued to the Internet, here’s what you missed on The Next Web and beyond:

    The news

    Yesterday we reported that Samsung had flown bloggers to Berlin to cover its new device announcements at IFA but expected them to act as brand ambassadors too – when they refused, things turned nasty. Today, Samsung has apologized to one of the bloggers concerned, admitting putting him through “undue hardship.”

    Also:

    Good reads

    Make sure you catch these features, published over the weekend. Perfect to catch up with over your lunch or for that dull bus ride home.

    And from elsewhere…

    Here are some pieces that you definitely shouldn’t miss from around the Web: