Europe

DJI is updating its geofencing system across Europe after Gatwick drone debacle

February 13, 2019 0

Following the pre-Christmas drone debacle in the UK — which plunged thousands of people into travel misery after repeated drone sightings closed the runway at Gatwick,

btov Partners closes €80M fund aimed at industrial tech startups

February 13, 2019 0

European deep tech and ‘industrial tech’ startups working in the field of industrial applications get a shot in the arm today with the news that

Car rental startup Virtuo picks up €20M Series B

February 12, 2019 0

Virtuo, the Paris-headquartered car rentals startup, has raised €20 million in Series B funding. The round is backed by Iris Capital, Balderton Capital and Raise

SumUp acquires ‘multi-channel’ e-commerce platform Shoplo

February 12, 2019 0

SumUp, the London-based fintech company that enables small businesses to take card payments via its device and online, has acquired “multi-channel” e-commerce platform Shoplo. Terms

Google takes Hire, its G Suite recruitment platform, to its first global markets, UK and Canada

February 12, 2019 0

The recruitment market is big business — worth some $554 billion annually according to the most recent report from the World Employment Confederation. In the

BeliMobilGue raises $10M for its used-car sales platform in Indonesia

February 12, 2019 0

BeliMobilGue, a used car sales platform in Indonesia, has fueled up with a $10 million Series round for the race to dominate the automotive market

The UK now has a law against upskirting

February 12, 2019 0

A law change that comes into force in the UK today makes the highly intrusive practice of ‘upskirting’ illegal. The government said it wants the new

Dating apps face questions over age checks after report exposes child abuse

February 11, 2019 0

The UK government has said it could legislate to require age verification checks on users of dating apps, following an investigation into underage use of

Is Europe closing in on an antitrust fix for surveillance technologists?

February 10, 2019 0

The German Federal Cartel Office’s decision to order Facebook to change how it processes users’ personal data this week is a sign the antitrust tide could

OakNorth raises $440 million from SoftBank and Clermont

February 9, 2019 0

British startup OakNorth has raised a $440 million funding round from SoftBank’s Vision Fund as well as the Clermont Group. The company is creating a