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Dingit.tv Fights on Four Fronts for Gaming’s Unique Demographic

As we’ve discussed before at Red Herring, esports is no flash in the pan. Millions turn out to watch its biggest events, and many more tune in to play and experience it…

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Alex Ljung of SoundCloud speaks at the "Drive Time: The Battle for Online Listeners at Fortune Brainstorm TECH at the Aspen Institute Campus.

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Alex Ljung of SoundCloud speaks at the "Drive Time: The Battle for Online Listeners at Fortune Brainstorm TECH at the Aspen Institute Campus.

Photograph by Stuart Isett/Fortune Brainstorm TECH

Can SoundCloud Suddenly Find a Revenue Stream? Probably Not

Alex Ljung, SoundCloud’s embattled CEO, has struck an odd chord in recent days. The empire he built from scratch in 2008 is collapsing around him: Last week the Berlin-headquartered streaming service fired…

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Esports are at an Inflection of Digital Media and Modern Culture

Last Friday Red Herring attended the ESL One esports event in Cologne, Germany. Thousands packed out the city’s Lanxess Arena, roaring whenever an impressive kill was made during the three-day Counter Strike: Global Offensive…

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Istanbul Continues to Grow as a Global Startup Hub – Despite its Sultan’s Power Grab

These are strange times in Turkey. In 2015 President Recep Tayyip Erdogan barely clung onto power in an unconvincing election victory,  just two years after popular protesters swept through Turkey from Istanbul’s…

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Report: Israeli High-Tech Exits Way Down in 2017

Israeli high-tech exits in the first half of 2017 have fallen far short of their total this time last year, according to a report. The IVC-Meitar Exits Report today discovered that the…

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Delivery Hero and Deliveroo to Win Big in a Foodie Week for Tech

Last week it was Delivery Hero’s successful IPO, which has valued the Berlin company at over $5 billion. This week it’s the turn of London’s Deliveroo, whose Uber-like platform has whetted the…

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Google Faces Record Fine over Search Results

The European Commission has fined Google €2.42 billion ($2.7bn), a record amount, for breaching its antitrust rules. It deemed the company has abused its power as the world’s leading search engine, by manipulating…

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Yesss! How Axel and Boris Aren’t Your Average German Tech Investors

According to Axel and Boris’ LinkedIn account (they share one), they are based in Berlin, Copenhagen, Liechtenstein, Stockholm and Monterrey. Neither are they merely entrepreneurs, but ‘visionaries’, keen to inject their particular…

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Ukrainian Innovators Make Break for Energy Independence

Amid the fallout of Ukraine’s continued eastern conflict, its energy sector has come under intense scrutiny. The 2014 annexation of Crimea wrested a huge amount of energy potential away from the former…

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Britain’s Election Throws a Spotlight on Northern Ireland. But for its Thriving Tech Scene, it’s Business As Usual

The UK’s shock election result has thrown an unlikely spotlight on Northern Ireland. Theresa May’s poor Conservative result means her party has turned to the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), a rightwing, pro-British…

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