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Mark Scott / Politico:
Sources: after Article 50 was triggered to start Brexit, the European Investment Fund, a key source of capital for many EU VC funds, stopped backing UK VCs   —  Prominent industry figures say European Investment Fund turned off tap after UK triggered exit process.
Aug 21, 2017, 5:00 AMIn context
New York Times:
Germany passes law allowing fines of up to $57M for social media companies if they do not delete illegal, racist, or slanderous content within 24 hours   —  BERLIN — Social media companies operating in Germany face fines of as much as $57 million if they do not delete illegal …
Jun 30, 2017, 10:40 AMIn context
New York Times:
Malware attack spreads to 64 countries including the Asia-Pacific region, is said to originate in software from a Ukrainian tax accountancy firm M.E.Doc   —  SHANGHAI — A cargo terminal at a bustling Mumbai port lurched to a stop.  Threatening text filled computer screens at a chocolate factory in Tasmania.
Jun 28, 2017, 8:25 AMIn context
Mark Scott / New York Times:
Facebook fined €150K by French watchdog for failing to protect user data from advertisers as part of wider European probe but wasn't ordered to change practices   —  Facebook suffered a setback on Tuesday over how it uses the reams of information it collects about users worldwide …
May 16, 2017, 4:30 PMIn context
New York Times:
Europol chief says 200K computers in 150 countries were affected by WannaCry ransomware, while experts warn that new wave of attacks next week is likely   —  LONDON — Security experts are warning that the global cyberattack that began on Friday is likely to be magnified in the new workweek …
May 14, 2017, 11:50 AMIn context
Mark Scott / New York Times:
EU's top court advised to treat Uber as a transport service; a final ruling is expected by late summer   —  A senior adviser to the European Court of Justice said the ride-hailing company should comply with the same regulations as traditional taxi businesses.  —  STATE OF THE ART
May 11, 2017, 7:35 AMIn context
Mark Scott / New York Times:
Analysis shows that US election-style misinformation and alt-right-inspired memes, many backing Le Pen, aren't being shared widely during the French election   —  The digital call to arms came shortly after the first round of the French presidential election.
May 4, 2017, 3:20 PMIn context
Mark Scott / New York Times:
A look at how computer scientists, tech giants, and startups are using algorithms and big data to combat fake news during election season in Europe   —  LONDON — In the battle against fake news, Andreas Vlachos — a Greek computer scientist living in a northern English town — is on the front lines.
May 1, 2017, 7:30 AMIn context
Mark Scott / New York Times:
Turkey to investigate antitrust complaint against Google concerning Android, filed last year by Russian competitor Yandex   —  Google faced another regulatory challenge on Monday when Turkish authorities opened an investigation into whether the search giant's popular Android software had broken the country's antitrust rules.
Mar 6, 2017, 1:00 PMIn context
Mark Scott / New York Times:
Berlin-based ResearchGate, a social network for scientists with 12M users, raises $52.6M from Goldman Sachs, Bill Gates, Benchmark Capital, and others   —  Calvin Coffey, a professor of surgery at the University of Limerick in Ireland, has a world of gadgetry, scientific equipment and medical tests at his disposal.
Mar 1, 2017, 5:10 AMIn context

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