Facebook confirms that it’s acquiring Bloomsbury AI

Facebook announced this morning that the London-based team at Bloomsbury AI will be joining the company. My colleague Steve O’Hear broke the news about the acquisition, reporting that Facebook would...

Alan launches Alan Map to find doctors around you

Health insurance startup Alan has launched a new product called Alan Map in France. It’s a dead simple way to find GPs, dentists, ophthalmologists and more around you. You first type...

UK job ad indicates Amazon wants to bring TV advertising and free TV channels...

People have long wondered if one of Amazon’s goals in video and advertising — two key areas in Amazon’s media strategy — ultimately would be to bring the two...

Browser maker Opera has filed to go public

Norway-based company Opera Ltd. has filed for an initial public offering in the U.S. According to its F-1 document, the company plans to raise up to $115 million. In 2017, Opera ...

The hottest investors at The Europas, & your specially discounted ticket

In partnership with TechCrunch, The Europas Conference & Awards, features smaller breakout sessions on key subjects for startups, followed by a glittering awards show for the hottest startups in Europe, based...

Doctrine raises $11.6 million for its legal search engine

French startup Doctrine is raising a $11.6 million funding round (€10 million) from existing investors Otium Venture and Xavier Niel. Doctrine is building a search engine for court decisions and...

In London, Uber has won the battle but risks losing the war

More posts by this contributor Shockingly, Congress acted responsibly in regulating autonomous cars… So what’s next? When don’t f*** with people’s cars became don’t f*** with people’s phones The sighs of relief are...

Bank says Ticketmaster knew of breach months before taking action

Ticketmaster UK announced on its site yesterday that it identified malicious malware on June 23rd that had affected nearly five percent of their customers, allowing an unknown third-party access to...

The excitement is building for #TheEuropas, next week in London

Startups are strange beasts. Founders and investors are obviously so super-focused on building their companies that sometimes they forget to delve into the big issues behind tech and startups. Plus,...

ProtonMail suffers DDoS attack that takes its email service down for minutes

It’s been an unexpectedly slack day for digital comms services. It’s not just workplace IM tool Slack suffering outages but end-to-end encrypted email service ProtonMail too. In the latter case, the...

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Friday's Amazon tech deals feature a pair of sweat-proof wireless Bluetooth earbuds, a smartphone or GoPro tripod set, and a multifunctional waterproof shower...