EU parliament pushes for Zuckerberg hearing to be live-streamed

There’s confusion about whether a meeting between Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and the European Union’s parliament — which is due to take place next Tuesday — will go ahead as...

Truphone, an eSIM mobile carrier that works with Apple, raises another $71M, now valued...

Truphone — a UK startup that provides global mobile voice and data services by way of an eSIM model for phones, tablets and IoT devices — said that it...

GDPR has cut ad trackers in Europe but helped Google, study suggests

An analysis of the impact of Europe’s new data protection framework, GDPR, on the adtech industry suggests the regulation has reduced the numbers of ad trackers that websites are hooking into...

Yandex open sources CatBoost, a gradient boosting machine learning library

Artificial intelligence is now powering a growing number of computing functions, and today the developer community today is getting another AI boost, courtesy of Yandex....

Red Sift, a startup from ex-Shazam technical architect, wants to make your data work...

Red Sift, a new London startup from two ex-Shazamers, is building an ambitious cloud-based and developer platform that wants to enable individuals and businesses to...

GDPR, China, and data sovereignty are ultimately wins for Amazon and Google

The Great Privacy Policy Email Deluge of 2018 may have finally petered out, but we are just starting to build an understanding of who the winners and losers will be...

Russia’s game of Telegram whack-a-mole grows to 19M blocked IPs, hitting Twitch, Spotify and...

As the messaging app Telegram continues to try to evade Russian authorities by switching up its IP addresses, Russia’s regulator Roskomnadzor (RKN) has continued its game of whack-a-mole to...

Salesforce’s Marc Benioff joins Valley notables backing Gaza’s first ever coding academy

Salesforce founder and CEO Marc Benioff today joined an increasing number of Silicon Valley luminaries who are backing the first ever coding academy to be...

What the heck is Station F? Find out from Roxanne Varza at Disrupt London,...

 TechCrunch Disrupt in London is on December 5-6. Seen the HBO/Sky show “Silicon Valley”? Yes, this is the real-life version. But unlike the show, this can catapult startups into the...

Spectral Edge’s image enhancing tech pulls in $5.3M

Cambridge, U.K.-based startup Spectral Edge has closed a $5.3M Series A funding round from existing investors Parkwalk Advisors and IQ Capital. The team, which in 2014 spun the business out of academic research...

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Just can’t resist the urge to peek at Facebook? Here’s how...

We’ve all been there. You’re sitting at your desk at work, fiddling with some spreadsheets or documents online when you get a sudden...