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IT Failure Grounds All British Airways Flights from Two Major London Airports

A massive IT system failure has led to all British Airways (BA) flights from London’s two biggest airports being canceled. The shutdown “is causing very severe disruption to our flight operations worldwide,”…

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Micro Focus Becomes Britain’s Biggest Tech Firm, amid Wobbling Fortunes

British software firm Micro Focus has become the UK’s largest tech company, as its takeover deal with Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s software business is finalized. The $8.8 billion reverse-takeover, first announced on September…

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Mindblower Marketplace’s Carmit Turgeman: Inventors Need a Marketplace Too

This month Israel-based crowdfund MindBlower announced MindBlower Marketplace, a pre-sale channel for inventors to take their ideas from concept to market. Its leadership, which includes “original Mad Man” George Lois and publicity…

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Macron’s Coup de Maitre: France and Technology

On his first day in office as newly-elected President, just after the swear-in ceremony, Emmanuel Macron will rediscover the place where he built his meteoric career. Five years ago Macron was just…

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ELLIQ: Intuition Robotics Bridges Uncanny Valley To Cure Loneliness Epidemic

Ever found the increasing number of humanoid robots a little, well, creepy? You’re not alone. In fact, in 1970 professor Masahiro Mori coined a phrase for the unease we feel when a…

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Ukraine’s Post-Maidan Tech Economy: A Confusing Web of Hope and Hardship

They call them the Aitishniki: the IT workers. They drive around in fancy cars, drink flat whites from cafés with English on the chalkboard and eat at flashy new restaurants. They can…

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As Macron Marches to Victory, the Tech Industry Sighs with Relief

ast night, at 8pm local time, the media confirmed what polls had been telling us all day: Emmanuel Macron was heading to the Élysée Palace–and by a landslide. Thousands danced in the…

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Red Herring Crowns Top 100 Europe 2017 Winners

Red Herring has announced the winners of its Top 100 Europe event, in Amsterdam. The prize ceremony was held last Wednesday at the Dutch capital’s Marriott Amsterdam hotel, where for two days…

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CodeCheck Founders: “Our Biggest Challenge was Language”

CodeCheck is a Zurich-based startup that aims to streamline the shopping process, and better inform consumers about the contents of items such as food, household goods and cosmetics through verification by third…

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Britain’s Election Promises Stability – But Specter of Brexit Keeps it Away

Brexit continues to dominate European news. France’s lurch away from established political parties was greeted in the UK as much with trepidation as excitement, as finalist Presidential candidates Marine Le Pen and…

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