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Ben Rooney / Tech Europe:
Gidsy Acquired by Berlin Rival   —  Gidsy, the Berlin startup that lets people find interesting events and tours in a city, has been acquired by competitor GetYourGuide AG, the company announced Wednesday.  Details of the deal weren't released.  —  Edial Dekker, CEO & co-founder of Gidsy …
Apr 24, 2013, 1:00 PMIn context
Ben Rooney / Tech Europe:
What Does $30 Million Buy You? … The ink is dry on Yahoo Inc.'s Summly deal, but what has Yahoo actually got for its money?  —  While there has been no official confirmation of the price, several sources familiar with the matter said it was $30 million.  —  What Yahoo hasn't bought is the team.
Mar 26, 2013, 4:35 PMIn context
Nick Clayton / Tech Europe:
Belgian Company Trials Facebook, Twitter-Based Payment System   —  Right back since the early days of the web, companies such as IBM and Compaq have tried to develop micro payment systems which would allow transactions of as little as a few cents.  All have foundered.
Apr 3, 2012, 5:55 AMIn context
Christopher Lawton / Tech Europe:
Facebook Agrees to Work With Government on German Privacy Code   —  Facebook agreed for the first time to work with the German government on a voluntary code of conduct aimed at protecting the privacy of social network users.  —  The pledge came as a result of a meeting between German Interior …
Sep 10, 2011, 2:00 PMIn context
Nick Clayton / Tech Europe:
Nokia's Losses Become Finland's Gains … A few weeks ago Microsoft's European chairman told TechEurope that the average amount of venture capital per head across Europe was just $7.  Finland beat that with a single deal.  The reported $42 million investment in Angry Birds developer Rovio translates …
Aug 4, 2011, 10:30 PMIn context
Ben Rooney / Tech Europe:
Kroes Launches €600 million Future Internet Initiative … The first phase of the European Union's ambitious five-year, €600 million public private initiative on the internet of the future was launched today by Neelie Kroes, the commissioner for the digital agenda.
May 3, 2011, 6:05 PMIn context
Ben Rooney / Tech Europe:
Mobile Devices And Social Networks Key Malware Targets … Consumers using Facebook and other social media sites, or using mobile devices, are among the key targets of malware according to the latest Internet Security Threat Report published by anti-virus company Symantec.
Apr 6, 2011, 4:40 AMIn context
Ben Rooney / Tech Europe:
Motorola Executive Defends Tablet Price Tag   —  Motorola mobility chief Sanjay Jha confirmed that the company's new Xoom tablet will go on sale in the U.S. at $800, a higher price tag than current market leader Apple's iPad.  —  And in what has been described as the worst kept secret in the tech world …
Feb 16, 2011, 11:35 PMIn context
Ben Rooney / Tech Europe:
Amazon's WikiLeaks Response Threatens Cloud Computing … Amazon's removal of WikiLeaks from its servers threatens the future of cloud computing and jeopardizes the huge potential growth of its adoption, according to a leading industry figure.  —  Dr. Joseph Reger, Chief Technology Officer …
Dec 13, 2010, 10:05 PMIn context
Ben Rooney / Tech Europe:
U.K. Government Urged to Back Open Web … A group of 19 leading internet heavyweights and supporters of the open web have urged the U.K. government to put in place actions to make its commitment to the open internet a reality.  One signatory described the U.K. as one of the most …
Dec 3, 2010, 3:45 AMIn context

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