Earlybird closes $204 million fund for ‘deep tech’ startups in Europe

European venture capital (VC) firm Earlybird has closed a fresh €175 million ($204 million) fund focused on early-stage “deep tech” startups across Europe. The fund,...

Samsung promises secure 3.5GHz gear for South Korea’s December 5G launch

Samsung has announced that it will have both 3.5GHz and 28GHz hardware ready in time for South Korea’s upcoming launch of next-generation 5G...

Facebook will still require users to accept targeted ads under new EU law

(Reuters) – Facebook said on Tuesday it would continue requiring people to accept targeted ads as a condition of using its service, a...
Three men plead guilty to links with 2016 botnet that crashed the web

TaskRabbit back online after cyberattack, warns users to monitor their accounts

TaskRabbit is back online after a cyberattack forced the company to suspend its operation on Monday. The CEO says it's still investigating the...

Researchers claim AI can diagnose Parkinson’s disease from smartphone data

Parkinson’s disease, a neurodegenerative disorder that affects movement, impacts more than ten million people worldwide; roughly 60,000 are diagnosed each year. Early detection...
Mastercard moving to mass biometrics with new remote fingerprint scanning

Mastercard moving to mass biometrics with new remote fingerprint scanning

Mastercard has launched a new scanning sleeve for its biometric banking cards, which makes it so users don't need to go to a...
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Google’s Pixel phones will soon get mobile Smart Compose in Gmail

Google today announced that its Pixel phones will soon get support for Smart Compose in Gmail. Smart Compose automatically finishes your sentences...

CleverTap lands $26M for its mobile-focused customer marketing service

CleverTap, an India-based startup that lets companies track and improve engagement with users across the web, has pulled in $26 million in new...

Samsung’s Galaxy S10 5G pricing puts an early 5G fear to rest

As device makers and carriers prepared to announce the first 5G smartphones, there were reasons for concern: early prototypes looked thick and carried...

Donald Trump slams EU over $5 billion Google fine

(Reuters) — U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized the European Union over a record $5 billion fine EU antitrust regulators imposed on...