Techmeme

Results 1 - 10 of 11:

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

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
5 mind-bending facts about quantum computing  —  In GIF form, five of the most mind-bending things scientists have learned about life on an atomic and sub-atomic level.
Freshdesk:
How to not sound like a robot in your email notifications?  —  Your notifications don't have to be just notifications.  They can be another opportunity to charm your customers and to keep them hooked.  Learn how.
VMware:
The Best Thing for Your Data Center since vSphere  —  It's come to our attention that some folks are less than certain about the differences between vSphere and vSphere with Operations Management.  Let's clear things up:
Zoho:
The customer service lessons we must all learn from that Comcast call  —  By now, you've probably heard the call that hijacked the Internet last week.  If not, let me warn you.  It is painful - incredibly painful.
Pure Storage:
2014: Pure, EMC, HP, and Violin all Up Their Games  —  The past few months have seen bold announcements from EMC, HP, Violin, and of course Pure Storage, the net result of which is that the market has changed and moved forward appreciably.