• For society to accept Google Glass, we need more wearers


    Right now, only a few thousand people have Google Glass. That's not nearly enough for people to start making real decisions about how they feel about it.

    By Adam Tinworth

  • These Start-ups will pitch at NEXT14


    Start-ups from all over Europe applied for a presentation slot at NEXT14. 28 of them made it into the next round. Here they are!

    By Ina Feistritzer

  • Bring your running gear to NEXT14!


    Combine jogging and sightseeing with the NEXT14 Cityrun. We invite the fastest among you to see the most exciting sights of Berlin on May 6.

    By Nico Mohrmann

  • 10 Reasons to Attend NEXT14


    NEXT Berlin is truly at the intersection of technology, business and the creative industry. This blogpost gives you 10 reasons to attend NEXT14!

    By Martin Recke

  • Embrace Unfairness: it’s the very heart of disruption


    Attempts to hold back the rise of app-based taxi booking are the equivalent of the government going "it's not fair". Well, life isn't fair - and because that allows disruption, we should be grateful.

    By Adam Tinworth

  • Join the NEXT14 Party on May 5!


    You’ll learn so much at the conference – with its full and exciting programme – that at the end of the day you may experience a little ‘brain strain’! Well, we’ve organised the perfect antidote: Dancing! You are invited to celebrate with us the great NEXT14 Party at Gretchen Club …

    By Nico Mohrmann

  • Notes from the New Normal – 14th April


    Transmedia storytelling makes money, the mainstream is getting in on the smart home action, and coffee shops are banning laptops. This, ladies and gentlemen, is the #newnormal

    By Adam Tinworth

  • After Heartbleed: code vigilance is the new normal


    Heartbleed has exposed a massive vulnerability at the heart of internet security. As our lives move ever further online, we need more attention to our code.

    By Adam Tinworth

  • NEXT Berlin 2014 Schedule


    Our exciting programme is online! Meet Cory Doctorow, Brad Templeton or Thomas de Maizière at NEXT14. Want to know who is speaking, too? Then have a look at our detailed schedule.

    By Martin Recke

  • Explore Oculus Rift at the NEXT14 Demo Area


    More than 1 trillion dollars will be spent on hardware in 2014. And there is far more to it than touchscreen gadgets, as you’ll find out at the NEXT Berlin conference. In our Demo Area we will present innovative new products and prototypes that will form the new normal.

    By Nico Mohrmann

  • Microsoft after Windows: a new normal for the company


    The last week has seen a transformation of Microsoft: Windows relegated to just one product, a more open approach to other platforms, and great new software. Will it be enough?

    By Adam Tinworth

  • Got Google Glass? We want to talk to you…


    Got Glass? Going to be in Europe in early May? We're trying to put together the biggest gathering of Google Glass wearers in Europe…

    By Adam Tinworth

  • Federal Minister Thomas de Maizière to speak at NEXT14!


    NEXT Berlin is well-known as a must-go conference for tech and marketing trends in Germany. Besides great speakers like Brad Templeton and Cory Doctorow, we are very delighted to welcome influential politicians at NEXT14 on May 5-6.

    By Nico Mohrmann

  • Start-up Pitch: Voting starts – Application until April 6


    Support your favourite start-up or apply yourself to join the NEXT14 Start-up Pitch. You could win attractive prizes and gain international attention.

    By Nico Mohrmann

  • The Apple TV Air: a conceptual response to the Chromecast


    What might an Apple TV Air look like? Could it follow the path of the Google Chromecast and essentially vanish from view?

    By Adam Tinworth

  • Wireless Mesh Networking: a connectivity cloud for Apple’s wearables?


    Lurking inside the most recent version of iOS is a technology called wireless mesh networking. Could this be the backbone of Apple's wearables?

    By Adam Tinworth

  • Wearables: Motorola watches while Apple waits


    All eyes are on the… wrist? Wearables seem to be the next area of interest technological development, and the next wave of Android smartphones is only a few months away. Will customers wait for Apple?

    By Adam Tinworth

  • What would an iPad Pro look like?


    The team at CURVED/labs have been speculating as to what a theoretical, larger iPad Pro might look like. This is what they came up with…

    By Adam Tinworth

  • Notes from the New Normal – 17th March


    The web is 25, and needs a bill of rights. The (online) kids are fine (really) and shopping is about to get a lot more digital. And we have robot fish. This is the #newnormal

    By Adam Tinworth

  • NEXT14 Start-up Pitch kicks off


    The NEXT14 start-up pitch kicks off today. We offer your business the opportunity to be live on the big stage in May. Enter jour application today to get international attention and to win a cool prize.

    By Nico Mohrmann

  • dfv Media Group to partner with NEXT Berlin


    dfv Media Group is to partner with NEXT Berlin, the leading European tech and marketing conference, which will take place on May 5-6.

    By Ina Feistritzer

  • Missing aircraft: time to get serious about the internet of things


    The fact that an airliner can vanish in the days of broadband on an airplane is an damning indictment of how we're failing to take the internet of things seriously.

    By Adam Tinworth

  • NEXT14 Conference Tickets Available Now!


    Today, we’ve added another five new speakers to our great line-up for NEXT Berlin 2014, including bionic woman Tanya Vlach, computer virus defense hero Mikko Hypponen and experts from Bosch SI and Fraunhofer. Tickets are on sale now!

    By Ina Feistritzer

  • Apple’s CarPlay: Will our phone choice start to determine our car choice?


    Apple's new CarPlay allows direct integration with cars from a limited number of manufacturers. As our phones become the centre of our connected lives, will they determine our car choices?

    By Adam Tinworth