Oscobo Hopes to Bring Private Searching to Britain

British web users now have a way to search for U.K.-specific content in privacy. Oscobo, a London-based search engine, launched last week. Its founders, who both ditched long term corporate careers, told…

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2015 in Tech: The Year’s Biggest Winners and Losers

In another big year for technology news, there were, as always, plenty of winners and losers. Here Red Herring checks out some of those who felt on top of the world, and…

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Gap between St Petersburg and Moscow narrowing – but funding still miles away

When Pavel Durov was dismissed as CEO of VKontakte, the social media platform he had founded in 2006, last summer, Saint Petersburg’s tech community lamented the loss of its most enigmatic character,…

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Stockholm: Proving that cool can go big

Twenty years ago, Sweden’s politicians faced a dilemma: how could a small country of under ten million in the Europe’s northern become the continent’s leading digital player? The country’s leadership decided they’d…

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Estonia celebrates first e-Residency anniversary

Estonia has celebrated the first anniversary of its groundbreaking e-Residency scheme at an event in capital city Tallinn. And plans to scale the program far faster in its second year. Journalists and…

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OnDeck senior VP Pamela Rice on alternative finance – ‘it’s not just about rates’

Pamela Rice, Senior VP at OnDeck, talks with Red Herring about the future of alternative finance.

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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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