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Net Neutrality is a Fight for the Future of America’s Economy

More likely than not, we will soon wave goodbye to net neutrality. Ajit Pai and his new FCC administration have made it clear they want to scrap the concept. An outcry from…

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Dr Moshe Kantor: Tech Giants “Shamefully Slow” to React to Antisemitism

Dr Viatcheslav Moshe Kantor is President of the European Jewish Congress, a Brussels-based representative body of Jewish figures across the continent. He has been a vocal opposer of Google over controversial content…

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Tech vs the FCC: Silicon Valley’s Heavyweights Fight for Net Neutrality

A powerful tech lobby has urged the US Federal Communications Commission not to weaken rules on net neutrality–targeting the as-yet unfinished plans of its Republican chairman, Ajit Pai. The Washington DC-based Internet…

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Kreditech Learns to Innovate Like a Startup, and Work Like a Bank

Kreditech’s high-flung office offers a spectacular, 360-degree view of its hometown of Hamburg. That is, when it is sunny. When Red Herring visited the fintech firm’s HQ earlier this year, the German…

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An Art Controversy Asks Serious Questions of Virtual Reality

Real Violence, by Jordan Wolfson, has torn opinions. Hosted by the Whitney Museum in New York, the artist’s installation prompts visitors to don Oculus headsets and noise-canceling headphones, and to grab a…

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WhatsApp Encryption at Center of London Terror Storm

Messaging service WhatsApp has been accused by the British government of giving terrorists “a safe place to hide”, after refusing to hand over messages communicated by the perpetrator of last week’s deadly…

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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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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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eSports Betting is Tech’s Wild West–And its Potential is Huge

Esports are here to stay. Global revenue for the market–which essentially means paid video gaming–was $800 million in 2016, and it’s expected to reach $1.23bn by 2019. Its global viewership is expected…

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