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. [...]

4 08, 2019

Google to auction slots on Android default search ‘choice screen’ in Europe next year, rivals cry ‘pay-to-play’ foul – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-08-04T04:15:25+00:00 August 4th, 2019|Android, antitrust, Apps, competition, DuckDuckGo, Europe, Google, Lawsuit, Privacy, Qwant, Search, Uncategorized|

Starting early next year Google will present Android users in Europe with a search engine choice screen when handsets bundle its own search [...]

30 07, 2019

Wall St analyst Laura Martin on the fate of Netflix, breaking up Google, EU regulation, and a decade of more money for Hollywood – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-30T16:13:16+00:00 July 30th, 2019|Amazon, APPLE, Companies, content creators, e-commerce, Entertainment, Europe, european union, Facebook, finance, Google, Government, interactive media, Media, Needham & Company, Netflix, Policy, streaming services, the walt disney company, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Uncategorized, Video|

The rise of streaming video platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime has upended traditional power balances in Hollywood and is reorganizing the way [...]

27 07, 2019

Muzmatch adds $7M to swipe right on Muslim-majority markets – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-27T16:11:26+00:00 July 27th, 2019|Apps, dating apps, Europe, Fabrice Grinda, Fundings & Exits, Luxor Capital, matchmaking, Muzmatch, Recent Funding, Social, Startup company, Startups, Tinder, Uncategorized, United Kingdom, video conferencing, Y Combinator|

Muzmatch, a matchmaking app for Muslims, has just swiped a $7 million Series A on the back of continued momentum for its community-sensitive [...]

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 [...]