Europe

Google has quietly added DuckDuckGo as a search engine option for Chrome users in ~60 markets

March 13, 2019 0

In an update to the chromium engine, which underpins Google’s popular Chrome browser, the search giant has quietly updated the lists of default search engines

Google has quietly added DuckDuckGo as a search engine option for Chrome users in ~60 markets

March 13, 2019 0

In an update to the chromium engine, which underpins Google’s popular Chrome browser, the search giant has quietly updated the lists of default search engines

Pluto is travel insurance aimed at millennials

March 12, 2019 0

Pitched as “travel insurance for people who don’t like insurance,” U.K.-based Pluto Insurance is officially launching today with an online travel insurance product targeting millennials.

Don’t break up big tech — regulate data access, says EU antitrust chief

March 11, 2019 0

Breaking up tech giants should be a measure of last resort, the European Union’s competition commissioner, Margrethe Vestager, has suggested. “To break up a company,

Unmind scores £3M investment for its workplace mental health platform

March 11, 2019 0

Unmind, a U.K.-based startup that offers a mental health platform for the workplace, has raised £3 million in new funding. The round is led by

Online platforms need a super regulator and public interest tests for mergers, says UK parliament report

March 11, 2019 0

The latest policy recommendations for regulating powerful Internet platforms comes from a U.K. House of Lord committee that’s calling for an overarching digital regulator to

The other smartphone business

March 9, 2019 0

With the smartphone operating system market sewn up by Google’s Android platform, which has a close to 90% share globally, leaving Apple’s iOS a slender

Scaleway releases cloud GPU instances for €1 per hour

March 7, 2019 0

French cloud hosting company Scaleway is rolling out new instances with an Nvidia Tesla P100 GPU. The company is opting for simple pricing with a

London-based Soldo has secured an e-money license from Ireland as a hedge against ‘crazy’ Brexit

March 5, 2019 0

Soldo, the London-based fintech startup that offers a multi-user spending account primarily for businesses, has secured an Electronic Money Institution licence from Ireland’s Central Bank,

France overhauls its special visa for tech talent

March 5, 2019 0

The French government has unveiled a complete overhaul of the French Tech Visa for employees working for a tech company. And France is taking a