18 07, 2019

Facebook accused of contradicting itself on claims about platform policy violations – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-18T16:04:39+00:00 July 18th, 2019|Apps, Cambridge Analytica, Damian Collins, Europe, Facebook, Lawsuit, Privacy, Social, Uncategorized|

Prepare your best * unsurprised face *: Facebook is being accused of contradicting itself in separate testimonies made on both sides of the [...]

17 07, 2019

UK deep tech VC IQ Capital launches new $125M growth fund, closes third VC fund at $175M – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-17T04:00:42+00:00 July 17th, 2019|APPLE, Bristol, cambridge, economy, entrepreneurship, Europe, european union, Facebook, finance, Funderbeam, Funding, Google, IQ Capital Partners, London, National Grid Partners, oracle, Oxford, Paragraf, partech ventures, Private Equity, privitar, TC, Uncategorized, United Kingdom, venture capital|

IQ Capital, a U.K.-based deep tech fund that has invested in startups such as Paragraf, Senseye and Funderbeam, has launched a new $125 [...]

6 07, 2019

PayU, Naspers’ global fintech firm, enters Southeast Asia with acquisition of Red Dot Payment – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-06T15:54:44+00:00 July 6th, 2019|africa, Asia, eastern europe, economy, Europe, Facebook, finance, financial services, financial technology, Funding, Fundings & Exits, Google, india, Israel, Japan, latin america, MDI Ventures, money, Naspers, Payments, payu, red dot payment, series B, skype, Southeast Asia, Toivo Annus, Uncategorized|

PayU, the Naspers-owned fintech firm that specializes in emerging markets, is broadening its global reach into Southeast Asia after it announced a deal [...]

21 06, 2019

eBay and Facebook told to tackle trade in fake reviews – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-06-21T15:40:58+00:00 June 21st, 2019|Competition and Markets Authority, eBay, eCommerce, Europe, Facebook, fake reviews, Google, Social, trustpilot, Uncategorized, United Kingdom|

Facebook and eBay have been warned by the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to do more to tackle the sale of fake [...]

3 06, 2019

Twitter bags deep learning talent behind London startup, Fabula AI – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-06-03T15:24:23+00:00 June 3rd, 2019|Artificial Intelligence, cybernetics, deception, disinformation, Emerging-Technologies, Europe, Exit, fabula ai, fake news, Fundings & Exits, London, machine learning, ML, natural language processing, online disinformation, Social, social media, social network, social networks, Startups, Twitter, Uncategorized, United Kingdom|

Twitter has just announced it has picked up London-based Fabula AI. The deep learning startup has been developing technology to try to identify [...]

31 05, 2019

UK Internet attitudes study finds public support for social media regulation – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-05-31T15:21:58+00:00 May 31st, 2019|Advertising Tech, Amazon, BBC, Brits, digital media, Europe, european commission, european union, Facebook, Google, ICO, Instagram, Internet, new media, ofcom, online content, online harms, online regulation, Privacy, search engine, search engines, search results, smartphone, smartphones, SNAPCHAT, Social, social media, social media platforms, UK government, Uncategorized, United Kingdom|

UK telecoms regulator Ofcom has published a new joint report and stat-fest on Internet attitudes and usage with the national data protection watchdog, [...]

7 05, 2019

Facebook is being sued by a Polish drug prevention group over free speech violation – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-05-07T15:05:24+00:00 May 7th, 2019|community, Europe, Lawsuit, Social, Uncategorized|

Facebook’s efforts to shut down harmful and malicious content on its platform have landed it in a European courtroom, after an anti-drug abuse [...]

18 04, 2019

Google Cloud brings on 27-year SAP veteran as it doubles down on enterprise adoption – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-04-18T02:51:03+00:00 April 18th, 2019|Asia, business, ceo, cloud, Companies, Dell, Diane Greene, Enterprise, Europe, executive, Google, google cloud, Personnel, president, Robert Enslin, South Africa, TC, Thomas Kurian, Uncategorized, United States|

Thomas Kurian, the newly minted CEO of Google Cloud, used the company’s Cloud Next conference last week to lay out his vision for [...]

23 03, 2019

Facebook staff raised concerns about Cambridge Analytica in September 2015, per court filing – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-03-23T14:29:21+00:00 March 23rd, 2019|Advertising Tech, Aleksandr Kogan, Cambridge Analytica, Damian Collins, data protection, DCMS committee, Europe, Facebook, ICO, Lawsuit, Mark Zuckerberg, online disinformation, Policy, Privacy, Social, social media, Uncategorized|

Further details have emerged about when and how much Facebook knew about data-scraping by the disgraced and now defunct Cambridge Analytica political data [...]

14 03, 2019

Telegram gets 3M new signups during Facebook apps’ outage – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-03-14T14:20:14+00:00 March 14th, 2019|Apps, China, encryption, Europe, Facebook, Instagram, internet censorship, iran, messaging apps, messaging services, Moscow, Pavel Durov, Privacy, russia, Social, social media, Telegram, Uncategorized, vk|

Messaging platform Telegram claims to have had a surge in signups during a period of downtime for Facebook’s rival messaging services. In a [...]