Soundcloud turns Instagram pics into retro slide shows

Story Wheel brings the good old narrated slide show back to life, thanks to a mashup of Instagram and Soundcloud. The very first Story Wheel was produced by Soundcloud’s co-founders to celebrate a few important milestones: Soundcloud now has 10 million registered users and 10,000 developers.

Why Berlin is poised to be Europe’s new tech hub

Berlin is the most un-German of German cities. It is relatively new in its latest & post-unification incarnation. It is cheap and it has no major industry – for now. But that could soon change. My impression from a visit to what could become Europe’s biggest tech-hub.

SoundCloud has 8 million users and a new iPad app

SoundCloud has launched a brand new iPad app, and it looks spectacular. The Berlin-based company started by Swedish entrepreneur Alexander Ljung now has 8 million creators. That is some rapid growth for the service, which had about a million users last year.