UK spy agency-backed cyber security incubator picks first seven startups

A GCHQ-backed startup incubator has opened its doors in the UK, announcing its first cohort of seven startups participating in the three month accelerator program...

London’s latest events discovery app Revl exits stealth after raising £2.4 million Seed

After news broke that YPlan had been acquired by Time Out Group for significantly less than the approximately £31 million that the London startup had...

iZettle raises $63M more at a $500M valuation to expand from mobile payments

The world of mobile payments continues to consolidate and mature, and today one of the leading players among European mobile payments startups has raised a significant...

Europe proposes expanding telco data privacy rules to WhatsApp, Facebook et al

The European Commission has set out proposals for updating rules which govern the use of personal telecoms data that would expand their remit to cover email and mobile messaging data...

Parrot lays off 35 percent of its drone team

French company Parrot has had a rough year and missed its sales expectations. That’s why the company will lay off 290 employees who were working...

Michelin backs motorhome and campervan rental marketplace Campanda

Berlin startup Campanda, which offers an online booking site for Recreational Vehicles (that’s motorhomes, caravans and campervans, to you and me), has raised €10 million...

Liberty is crowdfunding a legal challenge to UK surveillance law

Civil liberties group Liberty has launched a crowdfunding campaign to fund a UK High Court challenge to the bulk powers contained within new domestic surveillance law. The Investigatory Powers...

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...

HMD’s first Nokia smartphone is heading to China

Nokia fans hankering to get their hands on a new smartphone with their beloved brand name — and without Microsoft’s unloved mobile OS — will...

Boohoo a step closer to acquiring Nasty Gal’s assets for $20M

British online fashion retailer boohoo.com is a step closer to acquiring the brand and customer database of US fashion retailer Nasty Gal, which filed for chapter...

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These liquid-metal headphones are molded to perfectly fit your ear canal

HelloEar launched the world's first liquid metal custom in-ear monitors, with two models that are made using a special process that was first...