6 12, 2019

No Libra-style digital currencies without rules, say EU finance ministers – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-12-06T18:05:50+00:00 December 6th, 2019|Blockchain, cryptocurrencies, Cryptocurrency, digital currency, eBay, Europe, european commission, european union, Facebook, finance, Libra, Malta, payment system, stablecoin, stripe, Uncategorized, visa|

European Union finance ministers have agreed to a de facto ban on the launch in the region of so-called global “stablecoins” such as [...]

30 11, 2019

European parliament’s NationBuilder contract under investigation by data regulator – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-11-30T17:59:24+00:00 November 30th, 2019|Europe, european parliament, european union, Facebook, France, General Data Protection Regulation, General Election, Government, law, nationbuilder, personal data, Policy, Privacy, privacy policy, Social, social media, Uncategorized, United Kingdom|

Europe’s lead data regulator has issued its first ever sanction of an EU institution — taking enforcement action against the European parliament over [...]

27 11, 2019

Brexit ad blitz data firm paid by Vote Leave broke privacy laws, watchdogs find – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-11-27T17:56:29+00:00 November 27th, 2019|Advertising Tech, Aggregate IQ, AggregateIQ, AIQ, Aleksandr Kogan, Artificial Intelligence, BeLeave, Brexit, Cambridge Analytica, Canada, data protection, Europe, Facebook, General Election, political campaigning, Privacy, Social, TC, Uncategorized, United Kingdom, United States, Vote Leave|

A joint investigation by watchdogs in Canada and British Columbia has found that Cambridge Analytica-linked data firm, Aggregate IQ, broke privacy laws in Facebook [...]

23 11, 2019

VTEX, an e-commerce platform used by Walmart, raises $140M led by SoftBank’s LatAm fund – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-11-23T05:53:23+00:00 November 23rd, 2019|api, business, China, Creditas, eCommerce, Europe, Funding, inventory management, latin america, levis, loreal, Motorola, Naspers, north america, oracle, QuintoAndar, Rappi, Recent Funding, Salesforce, salesforce.com, sap, Shopify, Softbank, SoftBank Group, Sony, Startups, TC, Uncategorized, United States, vtex, Walmart|

E-commerce now accounts for 14% of all retail sales, and its growth has led to a rise in the fortunes of startups that [...]

2 11, 2019

Reaction Engines’ Mach 5 engine is just the tip of the new aerospace boom – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-11-02T05:36:39+00:00 November 2nd, 2019|Aerospace, airbus, Aircraft, bae systems, emirates, Europe, founders factory, Google, Larry Page, TC, Uncategorized|

Imagine a hypersonic passenger aircraft that would cut the journey time between London and New York to around two hours. At Mach 5, [...]

31 10, 2019

Bosun Tijani talks strategy as CEO of Africa’s new largest tech hub – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-10-31T17:35:53+00:00 October 31st, 2019|africa, Asia, Bosun Tijani, business, cchub, Co-Creation Hub, Europe, Facebook, Google, iHub, kenya, Lagos, Nairobi, Nigeria, San Francisco, Startups, TC, Uncategorized, United States, web developers|

With CcHub‘s acquisition of iHub in September, Nigerian Bosun Tijani is at the helm of (arguably) the largest tech network in Africa. He [...]

27 09, 2019

Europe shows the way in online privacy – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-09-27T05:01:25+00:00 September 27th, 2019|Advertising Tech, Adyen, Amazon, APPLE, ASML, AT&T, Column, Creative-Commons, eCommerce, eqt ventures, Europe, european commission, european union, Facebook, Federal Trade Commission, GDPR, Google, Government, gp bullhound, Media, Microsoft, online advertising, Policy, Privacy, SaaS, sap, Social, spotify, Startups, U.S. government, Uber, Uncategorized, venture capital|

U.S. antitrust actions and privacy regulation create opportunities for privacy-first innovation Alastair Mitchell 18 hours Alastair Mitchell Contributor Alastair Mitchell is a partner [...]

11 08, 2019

Most EU cookie ‘consent’ notices are meaningless or manipulative, study finds – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-08-11T16:23:17+00:00 August 11th, 2019|Advertising Tech, america, Android, cookies, data processing, data protection, data security, ePrivacy Regulation, Europe, european union, Facebook, France, GDPR, General Data Protection Regulation, Germany, Google, information commissioner's office, Instagram, law, online advertising, Privacy, spamming, TC, Uncategorized, United States, University of Michigan|

New research into how European consumers interact with the cookie consent mechanisms which have proliferated since a major update to the bloc’s online [...]

10 08, 2019

How a Swedish saxophonist built Kobalt, the world’s next music unicorn – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-08-10T04:20:54+00:00 August 10th, 2019|APPLE, Balderton Capital, british airways, British-Telecom, copyright law, EC-1, Entertainment, Europe, Goldman Sachs, itunes music store, kobalt, kraftwerk, Matt Pincus, Media, Michael Dell, Music, music industry, Napster, NYU, record labels, Royalties, Sony, spotify, Startups, Uncategorized, venture capital, warner-music, Warner-Music-Group|

You may not have heard of Kobalt before, but you probably engage with the music it oversees every day, if not almost every [...]

5 08, 2019

UK watchdog eyeing PM Boris Johnson’s Facebook ads data grab – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-08-05T16:16:10+00:00 August 5th, 2019|Acxiom, Advertising Tech, app developer, Boris Johnson, Cambridge Analytica, Conservative Party, data management, Data Mining, data processing, donald trump, electoral law, Elizabeth Denham, Europe, Experian, Facebook, General Election, information commissioner's office, microtargeting, National Health Service, online disinformation, Privacy, Social, social media, social media platforms, targeted advertising, TC, terms of service, Theresa May, Uncategorized, United Kingdom, United States|

The online campaigning activities of the UK’s new prime minister, Boris Johnson, have already caught the eye of the country’s data protection watchdog. [...]