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Google's European Privacy Rights Debate Forum Calls For Public To Weigh In

Earlier this month Google announced its committee of Google-selected “experts” who are sitting in public judgement on Europe’s so-called ‘right to be forgotten’ (rtbf) ruling — by interrogating privacy-related issues, holding public meetings, banging the debate drum and generally doing the work of a public policy thinktank at Google’s behest. 929 more words

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Eastern Europe Gets A New Venture Fund In Fiedler Capital

Central and Eastern Europe has got a new venture fund in the shape of Fiedler Capital.

Headed up by managing partners Robert Hegedüs and Jordan Bocskov, the new seed and early stage venture capital firm is looking to invest up to €250,000 in startups from Central and Eastern Europe and the Baltics. 88 more words

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UK To Put Driverless Cars On Public Roads By January

The UK is planning to allow driverless cars to use public roads by next year. At the moment autonomous vehicles are only allowed on private roads. 204 more words

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Pricey Data Is A Barrier To Internet Access In Developing Countries

Tech companies, including Microsoft, Facebook, and Nokia, are counting on the “next billion,” or users in developing countries who are just getting access to the Internet, to fuel their future growth. 333 more words

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Twitter Acquires Image Search Startup Madbits

Twitter has acquired image search startup Madbits for an undisclosed amount. The announcement was made on New York-based Madbits’ site and first spotted by Gigaom… 372 more words

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Taptalk's Official Response To Its Clone 'Instagram Bolt'

“F*ck Retakes”. That was Taptalk founder Onno Faber’s reply when I asked for his reaction to Bolt, Instagram’s new standalone app. Bolt lets you send photos and videos with… 47 more words

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