Monese raises $10M Series A for its banking app targeting immigrants and expats

Monese, the London-based fintech startup that offers a mobile banking app for immigrants and expats who might otherwise find it difficult to open a bank...

Intel seeking indirect stake in mapping firm HERE: German cartel office

FRANKFURT Chip maker Intel (INTC.O) has sought approval to buy a stake in HERE, a digital mapping firm controlled by Germany's carmakers Daimler DAIGN.DE, BMW (BMWG.DE) and Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE), a...

BHIM vs Paytm: The best cashless solution for India

PM Narendra Modi last week launched Bharat Interface for Money, or BHIM, which has been built on top of the United Payment Interface (UPI) launched last year. If companies like...

Smanos all-in-one touchscreen controller will help get your smart house in order

Amsterdam-based Smanos, a wireless security and smart home component company, introduced a new unified smart home controller at CES 2017. The All-in-One Touchscreen Home Controller has a 7-inch LCD touchscreen...

Twitter's China boss Kathy Chen quits after 8 months

NEW YORK/BEIJING Twitter Inc executive Kathy Chen, brought in to run Greater China just over eight months ago, has quit, according to a tweet sent by her over the weekend.Twitter...

Couple sues Apple over FaceTime's role in fatal car crash

An American couple is suing Apple, claiming that the tech giants FaceTime video chat app distracted a driver who rammed his vehicle into their car, killing their 5-year-old daughter.James and...

Alven Capital raises $261 million fund to invest in French entrepreneurs

French VC firm Alven Capital has been around since 2000 and has become a major player in the VC scene in Paris. The firm recently...

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) and Galaxy A7 (2017): Full specs, top features and India...

Samsung in the new year announced its Galaxy A (2017) series that will become its latest mid-segment premium offering this year. Latest edition of three phones from the series, the...

The 11 biggest tech acquisitions of 2016

Unlike IPOs, 2016 was pretty active for tech M&A. The year resulted in $612.9 billion in global tech deals, according to Dealogic, which made it the second best year for...

Lenovo’s Surface Pro clone gets serious, while its ThinkPad X1 series goes on a...

Just before CES 2017, Lenovo revealed several 2-in-1 PCs refreshed with Intel's seventh-generation processors, spanning its Miix and ThinkPad X1 families. Other features include WiGig connectivity, Thunderbolt 3, IR cameras,...