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Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
UK government announces labor market reforms to aid gig economy workers, including ensuring holiday and sick pay and raising fines for employer mistreatment   —  The UK government has announced a package of labor market reforms to respond to changes in working patterns including those driven …
Feb 7, 2018, 11:10 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Apple's Shazam takeover triggers competition review by the European Commission, following request by seven European countries   —  The European Commission has announced a review of Apple's acquisition of music discovery service Shazam — agreeing to a request made by several countries to weigh competition concerns.
Feb 6, 2018, 1:00 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Apple pulled Telegram apps from the App Store for inappropriate content   —  Update:Both Telegram iOS apps are now back on the App Store.  Original story follows below  —  The Telegram messaging apps appear to have breached Apple's App Store guidelines and are currently unavailable …
Feb 1, 2018, 7:25 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Child health advocates call for Facebook to shutter Messenger Kids app   —  The slings and arrows of outrage keep flying at Facebook.  Today a coalition of child health advocates has published an open letter addressing CEO Mark Zuckerberg and calling for the company to shutter Messenger Kids …
Jan 30, 2018, 10:40 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
DuckDuckGo launches revamped mobile apps and browser extensions with built-in tracker blocking available globally for Android, iOS, Chrome, Firefox, and Safari   —  Some major product news from veteran anti-tracking search engine DuckDuckGo: Today it's launched revamped mobile apps …
Jan 23, 2018, 6:20 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Gemalto, which makes SIM and smart cards and provides IT security, agrees to ~$5.4B buyout by French conglomerate Thales, a 57% premium over 12/8 closing price   —  Digital security solutions provider Gemalto has agreed to a €51 per share acquisition offer from French aerospace …
Dec 17, 2017, 10:00 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Twitter says Russia-linked accounts spent just $1,031.99 on six Brexit-related ads during regulated campaign period before UK referendum from April to June 2016   —  Twitter has disclosed that Russian-backed accounts spent $1,031.99 to buy six Brexit-related ads on its platform during last year's European Union referendum vote.
Dec 13, 2017, 2:07 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Uber says 2.7M UK users affected by 2016 data breach, with names, mobile numbers, and email addresses exposed   —  Uber's October 2016 data breach affected some 2.7 million UK users, it has now been revealed.  On Friday the government said it had been informed by Uber that UK users were affected …
Nov 29, 2017, 11:15 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Swedish “digital contraception” app Natural Cycles raises $30M Series B led by EQT Ventures   —  Contraception can be a charged topic for many reasons.  It's highly personal, of course.  Frequently it's political.  And the stakes, should your method of choice fail, are obviously very high indeed.
Nov 10, 2017, 1:05 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Berlin-based travel activities booking platform GetYourGuide raises $75M Series D led by Battery Ventures   —  Right after Berlin-based travel activities booking platform GetYourGuide announced its $50 million Series C, one of Europe's biggest tourist draws, the city of Paris, was rocked by a series of terrorist attacks.
Nov 2, 2017, 10:30 AMIn context

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