Europe

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube praised for “steady progress” quashing illegal hate speech in Europe

Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are inclined to be breathing a little easier in Europe after obtaining a tap on the back from regional lawmakers for making “steady progress” on eliminating illegal hate speech. Last week that the European Commission cautioned it might still draw up laws to attempt and guarantee illegal material is eliminated from […]

Education quiz app Kahoot says it’s now used by 50 Percent of all US K-12 Pupils, 70M users overall

With HQ Trivia continued its own viral and popular streak, and schooling remaining a perennially powerful group in app shops, it was just a thing of period before somebody came across that joint elements of equally to hitmaking effect. Kahoot, an app established out of Oslo, Norway which intends to educate its users throughout a […]

Facebook agrees to take a deeper look into Russian Brexit meddling

Facebook has stated it is going to behavior a wider investigation into whether or not there used to be Russian meddling on its platform concerning to the 2016 Brexit referendum vote in the United Kingdom. Yesterday its UK coverage director Simon Milner wrote to a parliamentary committee that’s been accomplishing a wide-ranging enquiry into faux […]

Ledger raises another $70 million to become the leader in cryptocurrency hardware wallets

Ledger simply raised an impressive Series B around70 million, directed by Draper Esprit. The startup increased a 7 million around this past year. But the cryptocurrency mania likely made it simple to increase more income. If you’ve got more than a little cash in cryptocurrencies, odds are you’ve heard about Ledger wallets. The French startup […]

Clinic reports Natural Cycles app for 37 unwanted pregnancies since September

Swedish startup Natural Cycles, which provides an app-based product which it expenses as a ‘digital contraceptive’, has been reported to Sweden’s Medical Products Agency (MPA) via a neighborhood health center after it recorded 37 unwanted pregnancies amongst ladies who stated that they had been the usage of the app as their birth control means. The […]

Revolut launches geolocation-powered travel insurance

Fintech startup Revolut is launch global health and medical insurance. You can sign up with the organization’s program for #1 daily or more depending upon the choices. But that the best part is it is possible to set this up and forget about it Revolut utilizes your device’s place information to mechanically turn insurance policy […]

Uber announces “safety” cap on UK driver hours

Uber has confirmed it will cap the sum of hours drivers on its stage at the UK could be logged into accept excursions. After ten hours the new policy will need drivers take a uninterrupted six-hour break until they could log back in the program again. Uber states the new UK driver hours coverage will […]

BeMyEye, the startup that lets companies crowdsource in-store data, acquires rival Task360

In a transfer that signifies additional consolidation in the crowdsourced in-store data collecting distance, London-centered BeMyEye has obtained U.K. rival Task360. Similar into BeMyEye, the firm provides a program that pays users to gather information for its corporate customers, but having a larger emphasis on time-sensitive tasks. Financial terms of the acquisition stay undisclosed, although […]

AI researcher Monty Barlow teaches a computer to figure out American accents

Monty Barlow is a researcher at Cambridge Consultants and his fresh paintings comes to educating a computer to discern between British and American accents. The undertaking, which Barlow sees as a part of a suite of machine-learning answers that may develop to surround “true” AI, seemed at CES remaining week. Barlow mentioned that AI revolutions […]

GV co-leads $27.1M Series A in Oxford Uni life sciences spinout Vaccitech

Leaning on its in-house life sciences experience GV has sponsored every other biotech startup in the United Kingdom, co-leading a £20 million ($27.1M) Series A in Oxford University spinout Vaccitech, which is creating a common flu vaccine. Sequoia China, every other new investor, could also be co-leading the spherical, together with current backer Oxford Sciences Innovation (OSI) […]