Opera launches a new mobile browser – TechCrunch

Opera as of late introduced a new mobile browser, Opera Touch, that displays that there’s nonetheless quite a few room for a competitor within the mobile surfing international. Opera Touch takes some concepts from the corporate’s experimental Opera Neon desktop browser and applications it into a extremely usable package deal for Android, with an iOS […]

Belgium’s Cowboy raises $3M led by Index to launch a smarter e-bike – TechCrunch

Cowboy, the startup that’s construction a new, smarter digital bicycle, quietly introduced in its house nation of Belgium this previous week, while concurrently disclosing it has raised $three million in seed investment. Notably, the spherical is led by Index Ventures. The London and San Francisco-based VC seems to be in particular bullish on electric-powered mobility, […]

Fat Lama, the online marketplace for renting out things you personal, raises $10M – TechCrunch

Fat Lama, the startup that provides a completely insured peer-to-peer condominium marketplace for virtually the rest, is getting somewhat fatter. The London-based corporate has raised $10 million in Series A investment in a spherical led via Ophelia Brown’s not too long ago outed Blossom Capital, with participation from Niklas Zennström’s Atomico and present backer Y […]

Grab’s acquisition of Uber Southeast Asia drives into problems – TechCrunch

The long-rumored Grab acquisition of Uber’s Southeast Asia trade is also professional now, however it’s a ways from whole. In truth, what must be a celebratory coming-of-age second for the Southeast Asian native champion is threatening to turn into nightmarish because of chronic regulators, panicky Uber workforce and reluctant drivers who are meant to transfer […]

Facebook shuts down custom feed-sharing prompts and 12 other APIs – TechCrunch

Facebook is making excellent on Mark Zuckerberg’s promise to prioritize person protection and knowledge privateness over its developer platform. Today Facebook and Instagram introduced a slew of API shutdowns and adjustments designed to forestall builders from with the ability to pull your knowledge or your mates’ knowledge with out specific permission, drag in public content […]