Category: Digital Economy


EU to back €2.1bn fund for European start-ups

The European Union has announced it will back a Pan-European Venture Capital Funds-of-Funds programme, known as VentureEU, to boost investment in start-up and scale-up companies across Europe.

Telegram faces ban in Russia

Messaging app Telegram is on the ropes in Russia after the state communications watchdog said it filed a lawsuit to limit access after security services were refused access to users’ secret messages.

Trump sets Bezos in his sights

Amazon is the latest company to get President Trump’s own brand of condemnation as the Commander-in-Chief takes to Twitter to rant and rave.

WhatsApp says no to sharing with parent Facebook

The Information Commissioner’s Office in the UK has announced WhatsApp has agreed not to share user information with parent-company Facebook until the process is compliant with GDPR.

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