You’re hired! Internet stars line up for CodeClub

What do you get when you take Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Chad Hurley, Niklas Zennstrom and a number of other internet notables and get them together for a kids’ coding club? A surprisingly funny video, it turns out.

Why Niklas Zennstrom thinks Brazil’s startups are hot

Niklas Zennstrom, the founder of Skype and Kazaa and the founding partner of investment firm Atomico, tells me that he’s been spending a significant amount of time in Brazil looking for and meeting with Brazilian entrepreneurs.

Is Rdio going to announce its U.K. launch next week?

Just days after launching a revamped website, music subscription service Rdio is set to announce that it is launching in the lucrative British market — a move that will continue its rivalry with Spotify and others.

Exclusive: Wrapp CEO goes toe to toe with Samwer bros.

Social gifts startup Wrapp says it is massively speeding up its expansion plans as a direct response to a copycat funded by the notorious German Samwer brothers — and the company’s CEO is warning retailers that doing business with the clone could prove costly.

Samwers clone Wrapp: Have they gone too far this time?

Europe’s most notorious cloners have built their reputation by copying big American companies. But now they appear to be readying a new rival to small Swedish startup Wrapp — a change of tactics that has ‘surprised’ Wrapp CEO Hjalmar Winbladh.

For eBay, the Bet on Skype Pays Off. Finally!

eBay can finally breathe a sigh of relief about its ill-fated Skype acquisition, now that Microsoft has bought the company for $8.5 billion. A back of the envelope calculation shows that eBay might have made a 40 percent profit on its Skype adventure. Here’s how.