People analytics firm Saberr scores £1 million in new funding

London-based Saberr, a staff analytics platform to improve company performance, has raised £1 million from Angel CoFund and angel investors. The startup declined to name its angels. Saberr’s algorithm is used by businesses to gauge if a new employee is right for their team by measuring data from online presences, including dating sites, and “classical […]

UK fintech firm Bango inks deal with Microsoft to put carrier-billed payments on Windows 10 devices

Cambridge, UK-based (and London Stock Exchange-listed) mobile payments company Bango has inked a deal with Microsoft to deliver carrier-billed payments across Windows 10 devices, enabling Windows Store customers to get charged for apps and digital content via their phone bills. Windows 10 is now ‘active’ on over 200 million devices worldwide, though this includes non-PC […]

Confirmed: Microsoft has acquired Berlin’s 6Wunderkinder

The rumours have been confirmed: Microsoft is now the owner of Berlin-based 6Wunderkinder, the company behind productivity app Wunderlist. Here’s Microsoft’s blog post on the news. We’ve shared our thoughts and some additional facts here. UPDATE: here’s a list of 6Wunderkinder shareholders currently celebrating the deal In November 2010 we launched @Wunderlist, and today I’m […]