Uber would like to launch in Belgium sooner than later, but that will require a change in Belgian law, and local taxi drivers are already up in arms about the mere possibility of Uber landing here.
Significant funding rounds in Europe: online food ordering network Delivery Hero (based in Berlin) has raised $88 million, while Copenhagen-based Trustpilot has secured $25 million in funding.
Autodesk has acquired Belgian startup Circuits.io, an open hardware community providing free collaborative circuit design tools and easy PCB manufacturing. Terms were not disclosed.
High-profile e-commerce company Fab has decided to stop selling design items across all European markets it operates in, apart from its own custom-made furniture. One hell of a transition to make.
Tel Aviv, Israel-based semantic video discovery technology outfit Jinni has teamed up with Ooyala, a major video streaming, analytics and monetization company, and signed deals with TELUS and Prisa.
New data from independent Web analytics firm StatCounter suggests that Google’s Chrome browser is now more than twice as big in Europe as Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, and still growing.
I’ve been using Valkee’s in-ear bright light therapy headset for a few weeks now. Here’s the problem: I can’t really tell if it’s making me feel better, but I also can’t say that it’s NOT making me feel better.