It’s Friday, and here we’ve got your weekly rundown of more news, events, and jobs to keep on your radar. Today is also the last day to apply to our startup competition, so be sure to get those applications in! The top image is a bottle of 1970 Dom Pérignon, added to the grand prize pool by Tastingbook. Its great marketing of their startup because I keep bragging about it. I’m gonna need a sip, winners.
Web Of Trust hit 100,000 downloads in one day. Huge.
Pixelmator isn’t far behind with 250 000 downloads of their 2.1 release in two weeks.
You’re getting old, Skype celebrated its 9th birthday.
Skype’s all about using their Foursquare checkin locations for recruiting.
The awsome address book application from Latvia, Cobook, now syncs with google contacts.
Spotify has started offering physical gift cards.
(Find more events on our event page, or submit your own for free)
September 4: Launch of mobiili mobile publication Helsinki
September 6: BAF Live! 6.9.2012 Helsinki
September 6: Startup Night #1: Everplaces Sponsored by Silicon Vikings in Copenhagen
September 8: Jolla and Devaamo are throwing a Hackday in Tampere.
September 10: The European Pirate Summit Cologne
September 12: Aalto Start-Up Center 15 years anniversary Helsinki
Kenetic Pixel is looking for a Voice-over for a technical demo video Helsinki
Kisosked needs a Senior Software Engineer (Back-end) Espoo