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CeBIT 2017: Security Chiefs Warn of Executive Security Disconnect

A group of European security luminaries has told an audience at today’s CeBIT conference that companies must move quickly to avoid cybersecurity disasters–and that executives and CFOs are often unaware of the…

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European Jewish Leader Rebukes Google in Hate Speech Row

One of Europe’s leading Jewish figures has condemned tech giant Google, amid a growing controversy over its refusal to remove anti-Semitic videos from subsidiary site YouTube. Dr. Moshe Kantor, President of the…

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Ecwid CEO Ruslan Fazlyev: Keep Standards High–No Exceptions

Ruslan Fazlyev is CEO of Ecwid, an e-commerce platform that allows businesses to sell online. It has more than a million users in 175 countries. Headquartered in California and Russia, the company…

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Austria’s Tech Scene is Moving from an Emperor to Entrepreneur Mentality

A little over a hundred years ago, Vienna was known as the ‘Golden Apple’, the beautiful heart of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Today it is still a city rich in culture and economically…

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Belarus’ 23-year President Doubles Down on Tech, as Domestic Confusion Reigns

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has signaled his commitment to the country’s tech industry–just days after dismissing its leading light. The autocratic leader, who this year will mark his 23rd year in charge…

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Slavutych, The Town that Chernobyl Built, Makes a Bid for a Tech Future

In Slavutych, the nuclear town created as a communist utopia 30 years ago, talk is usually fixed on half-lives. This weekend, in a function room above an Estonian restaurant, around 50 people…

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Heygo CEO Espinosa: “Always Analyze the Market”

Heygo is a Barcelona-based service linking freelancers with clients. It now has over 100,000 users and is touted as one of the city’s most promising startups. CEO Nicolás Espinosa tells Red Herring about…

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This Facebook Group is Throwing a Lifeline to Refugees in Need of Phone Credit

Last year, while on a trip to Calais’ notorious Jungle refugee camp, British social services worker James Pearce had an idea. No longer did it feel enough to help in person, on…

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Corporate-Startup Partnerships are Thriving in Israel

When Greg Moran, CEO of Zoomcar, first traveled to Israel last year, he was expecting to have a few business conversations–maybe even to collaborate on a low-level project. His firm, India’s first…

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BUX CEO Nick Bortot: “Our Main Challenge wasn’t Tech, but Human”

Nick Bortot is CEO of Bux, an Amsterdam-based mobile app aiming to take the complexity out of stock markets, and make trading fun. What began as a solution for inexperienced traders has…

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