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Op-ed: Paris and Beirut terror attacks threaten the values of the technology sector

The aftermath of Friday evening’s attacks in Paris calls for indignation over the continued cowardice displayed by ISIS and other radical terrorist movements. France, for the second time since January, faces mayhem…

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From turnips to tanks – the changing face of Russian video games

Repka, an arcade machine tucked in the corner of Moscow’s Museum of Soviet Arcades, might be one of the USSR’s oddest games. In it, would-be worker peasants must test their pulling strength…

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Droidjack creator defends ‘parental control tool’ as Europol storms homes

The maker of a controversial malware, whose users have been targeted today in a global sting operation, has defended its use. In a series of emails to Red Herring the product’s creator…

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Can Europe’s blossoming car share market boost electromobility?

It is a wet, rainy afternoon in Berlin’s Schöneberg district and, beneath the gaze of a great, black gasometer, the employees of the city’s EUREF Campus are ducking the weather for lunch.…

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Tel Aviv and Berlin’s startup communities take another step closer

Two of Europe’s major tech hubs have announced a startup deal that will bring their thriving ecosystems even closer together. The cities of Tel Aviv and Berlin signed an agreement through which…

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U.K. lags behind U.S. in social recruitment – report

by Anam Alpenia British recruiters are less likely to include a social media element in their hiring process than their American counterparts, according to a new report. The U.K. Social Recruitment Survey, by…

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Ashley Madison CEO quits, Facebook hits 1bn users in a day and the Lizard Squad hack tool

Infidelity dating website Ashley Madison has been the target of data breaches in recent weeks, and given the unconventional service that the site provides, it is perhaps even more distressing for users whose personal data has been made public. The latest casualty of the hacking incident is the company’s CEO.

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Uber leak, Apple Music’s 11m trial users and Tesla’s security breach

Uber was recently labelled the world’s most valuable startup at $50 billion. However, recent leaked financial documents allegedly from Uber, have revealed that the firm is operating at a loss of several million dollars each quarter.

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Brainly gets smart with Poland’s education boom

In 2009 few leading VCs noticed the appearance of, a Polish website aiming to connect students with each other, working mutually to complete their schoolwork. Today the firm – rebranded as…

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Adultery website hacked, spam at 12-year low and Reddit cleans up

Many users of Ashley Madison, an online dating site for married couples looking to commit adultery, might wish for other reasons they had stayed off the ethically questionable dating service, as hackers known as “The Impact Team” claim to have stolen customer data.

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