Microsoft Corp on Wednesday started taking requests from individuals in Europe who want to be removed from its Bing search engine results following a court judgment in May guaranteeing the “right to be forgotten.” Microsoft, whose Bing search engine has 2.5 percent of the European search market, follows market leader Google Inc which complied with… Read More »
Nailab, one of Kenya’s accelerator programs that supports budding entrepreneurs has opened applications for its fo...
Oklahoma City startup, Datebox, offers a monthly subscription box for couples that are dating. The monthly box comes wit...
H2H Repairs has announced that it has formed a 50-50 joint venture with a company from Ghana called CEGA Repairs to furt...
FinTech firm Cloud.IQ has closed a £4m Series A round led by London-based venture capital firm Nauta Capital. Finance W...
On Monday, Jay Z released a press release announcing the new venture capital firm, Arrive. Arrive will focus particularl...
Apple will refund up to $400 million to consumers ensnared in a plot to raise the prices of digital books unless a court overturns a decision affirming its pivotal role in the collusion. The settlement bill emerged in a court filing made a month after attorneys suing Apple said an agreement had been reached to… Read More »
A new social network says its goal is sharing among its users – including some of the profits. Bubblews, which is launching a new platform Wednesday, aims to bring together people by giving a small slice of ad revenues to users for each time they post or share. Founders Arvind Dixit and Jason Zuccari say… Read More »
Apple introduced the Macintosh computer in 1984 with a Super Bowl ad that portrayed its rival International Business Machines as “Big Brother.” In the ad, a talking head on a giant computer screen spouts platitudes about “information purification” to an audience of corporate zombies — until a woman dressed like a Hooters waitress destroys it with… Read More »
Google’s smart contact lens, that can measure blood sugar level, is on its way to be commercialized with the tech giant collaborating with Novartis to develop it. According to The Verge, the lens which was developed and unveiled by Google X in January, analyzes tear fluid in the eye using non-invasive sensors to measure a… Read More »
Samsung is under increasing pressure after losing ground within the smartphone market not only to cheaper Chinese rivals, but also to Apple, a survey has found. The South Korean company’s second quarter financial earnings guidance, issued last week, was significantly lower than analysts expected. Its operating income of 7.2 trillion (£4.1 billion) was down 25… Read More »
We had a chance to talk to Dan Almazan of Riyo about their new invention and their exciting campaign on Indiegogo. Check out our Q&A session. Give us a brief background about yourself (education, employment etc) I am a Bioengineer by education and entrepreneur by passion. I have 10+ years in complex project management experience. Having… Read More »
We had a chance to talk to John Gildred about Brick and Bullet and their exciting campaign on Kickstarter. Check out our Q&A session. Hi John, where is your company located? We are located in Oakland, CA Do you have any social media accounts? Yes we have several. You can get us on: Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/brickandbullet… Read More »
On Monday, Facebook announced that it had hired David Marcus, the president of eBay’s PayPal division and a former entrepreneur to lead the expansion of its messaging products — and eventually, to figure out how to make money from them. The hire is a major Silicon Valley executive defection and underscores how Facebook is bolstering… Read More »
ZTE, China’s largest listed telecoms equipment company is poaching talent from struggling Western smartphone makers such as BlackBerry and Motorola Mobility, as it tries to expand its handset business overseas. ZTE plans to expand its terminal services to account for 50% of its revenues within three years, up from 29% in 2013, said Zeng Xuezhong,… Read More »