Fraugster, a startup that uses AI to detect payment fraud, raises $5M

Fraugster, a German and Israeli startup that has developed Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology to help eliminate payment fraud, has raised $5 million in funding. Earlybird led...

Puerto Rico turns to tech and entrepreneurialism to revitalize the economy

The commonwealth of Puerto Rico is steeped in more than $70 billion of debt that has been accruing for the better part of a decade....

My 1st Years, a startup that sells personalised gifts for babies and children, raises...

My 1st Years, a U.K.-based e-commerce startup that offers personalised gifts for babies and children, has picked up £5 million in growth funding. The round, which...

Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton is now Snapchat’s chairman

Michael Lynton, the CEO of Sony Entertainment, will be stepping down from the company in order to serve as chairman on Snap (the makers of...

Listen to Rentify founder talk property tech, scaling a startup, and why tech press...

Yesterday I caught up with George Spencer, the 29 year-old CEO and founder of London property tech startup Rentify. Prior to Rentify, he worked as a software...

App.net, the ambitious project to build a better Twitter, is finally dead

Aiming for the stars and not quite making it, the ambitious App.net has finally officially shut down. Its timely rise and fall comes as highly...

Article recommendation startup ZergNet adds sponsored links, but promises to remain “content only”

ZergNet pitches itself as a higher quality alternative to content recommendation widgets like Taboola and Outbrain. Now co-founder and CEO Reggie Renner is planning to...

RadPad gets acquired by LandLord Station after nearly shutting down

Layoffs and an office auction sparked rumors that home rental startup Radpad was on its deathbed last year. After raising over $12 million in funding,...

Snapchat launches universal search to simplify navigation

Snapchat just made it much easier to navigate the app and find friends, groups, Discover publishers and Our Stories with a universal search bar that’s...

Verifone, FIS and Modo are creating a new way for consumers to pay with...

Payments and commerce company Verifone, financial services processor FIS and digital payments startup Modo have announced a new system that will enable customers to pay...