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Georgia Pilots and Sweden Ponders – Is Blockchain the Future for Europe’s Land Registries?

Blockchain, the secure, “trustless” database, has until recently been best known as the technology underpinning cryptocurrency bitcoin. Now, though, officials are realizing that it can be much, much more. The platform, created…

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Tom Perkins, Godfather of the Innovation Economy

When historians look over the past fifty years, they will remind the world of David Packard, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Nolan Bushnell, Sergey Brin and Mark Zuckerberg. But they might pass over the man who has made technology an integral part of modern economies.

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The Top Tech to Watch Out For at This Summer’s Euro 2016 Soccer Championships

It’s under a fortnight until this summer’s soccer European Championships kicks off in France. But while the basics of the game have barely changed since its rules were cast in 1863, there…

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Swedish ex-Soccer Pro Aims to Democratize Sports Media with New App

Twenty years ago Martin Wiklund was plying his trade in the stadiums of Swedish soccer’s top tier. Now he is hoping to bring the sport to a much wider audience. Armed with…

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Polish Teen Creates World’s First Messaging App for Deaf People

It all began with a video game. More specifically, it began with Grand Theft Auto III, the free-roaming, criminal-sim that Mateusz Mach would play for hours at his parents’ house in Lebork,…

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Top software testing trends to look out for

As the software development landscape evolves, testing processes must also adapt to quality assurance needs and user requirements. Organizations that adopt agile testing methodologies especially have to keep new considerations in mind…

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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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Social Tables secures $8m funding round – Investment Round Up

Seed funding Two Tap, an in-app e-commerce platform, has raised $2.7 million in seed funding. Digital Garage, Green Visor Capital, Initialized Capital, Khosla Ventures, SV Angel and Transmedia Capital all took part…

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Doctor on Demand raises $21m – Investment Round Up

Series A Doctor on Demand, a virtual doctor service, has raised $21 million in a Series A round led by Venrock. Shasta Ventures and angel investor Sir Richard Branson also participated. The…

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