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 [...]

8 08, 2019

FedEx ends ground-delivery contract with Amazon – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-08-08T16:18:35+00:00 August 8th, 2019|Amazon, eCommerce, fedex, logistics, online retailer, package delivery, TC, Transportation, Uncategorized, UPS, usps|

FedEx is ending a partnership with Amazon to supply the e-commerce company with ground delivery shipping after its current contract ends this month, [...]

7 08, 2019

The Pill Club is donating 5,000 units of emergency contraception – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-08-07T04:17:54+00:00 August 7th, 2019|abortion, Alabama, arkansas, birth control, Health, healthcare, humans, indiana, kentucky, Nurx, Philanthropy, Planned Parenthood, reproductive health, senate, Startups, TC, The Pill Club, Uncategorized, United States|

Eleven million women in the U.S. live more than an hour from an abortion clinic, a number expected to increase as facilities close [...]

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. [...]

2 08, 2019

Asana launches Workload to help prevent burnout – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-08-02T16:14:19+00:00 August 2nd, 2019|Asana, dustin moskovitz, Facebook, Health, human resource management, humans, Startups, TC, team, Uncategorized, Workplace|

Asana, the work management platform led by Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz, today launched Workload, a new feature for its paying users that aims [...]

23 07, 2019

Apple’s latest Tesla hire specializes in car interiors – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-23T04:07:30+00:00 July 23rd, 2019|APPLE, Automotive, autonomous systems, cars, Jaguar Land Rover, machine learning, self-driving car, TC, Tesla, tesla model 3, Tesla Model S, Transportation, Uncategorized|

Another high-level Tesla engineering executive has hopped over to Apple. Steve MacManus, who was vice president of engineering at Tesla, is now a [...]

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 [...]

14 07, 2019

How Roblox avoided the gaming graveyard and grew into a $2.5B company – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-14T03:58:31+00:00 July 14th, 2019|Activision, APPLE, Apps, Atlassian, Club-Penguin, Computer games, dave baszucki, David Sze, EC-1, engineering, Facebook, Friendster, Funding, Fundings & Exits, fundraising tactics, Gaming, Google, Greylock Partners, Growth, growth tactics, Habbo-Hotel, IMVU, king.com, Kongregate, Mark Zuckerberg, Media, Metaplace, Mojang, MySpace, Roblox, Second-Life, Startups, TC, Uncategorized, video games, Virtual Reality, Windows|

The Roblox EC-1, Part I: The Origin Story There are successful companies that grow fast and garner tons of press. Then there’s Roblox, [...]

11 07, 2019

Bankrupt Maker Faire revives, reduced to Make Community – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-11T03:57:14+00:00 July 11th, 2019|Crowdfunding, DIY, eCommerce, Education, festivals, Funding, Make Community, maker faire, Maker Media, Personnel, Recent Funding, robotics, Startups, TC, Uncategorized|

Maker Faire and Maker Media are getting a second chance after suddenly going bankrupt, but they’ll return in a weakened capacity. Sadly, their [...]

9 07, 2019

Facebook will start taking a cut of fan subscriptions in 2020 – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-09T15:56:26+00:00 July 9th, 2019|Facebook, Media, Mobile, Social, TC, Uncategorized|

Facebook will take a cut of up to 30% on fan subscriptions, beginning on January 1, 2020. The social network is revealing its [...]