A Berlin startup that offers a Facebook app called Pipe, allowing users to transfer files of up to 1GB for free, has retooled its product with WebRTC (Web Real-Time Communications) technology.
FullContact needed help with its mission of trying to build a seamless cross-platform contact management solution, and to that end acquired Latvia-based Cobook, which had the same vision.
London, UK-based luxury travel marketplace operator Secret Escapes has acquired Berlin startup JustBook. The terms of the deal were not disclosed, but the latter’s 3 founders are staying on board.
Mobile CRM software startup Linko has secured $2.6 million in seed funding, and has acquired Berlin-based location-enabled search and content publishing platform startup Localstream.
Belgian Internet radio company Radionomy confirms that it has acquired Winamp and SHOUTcast from media giant AOL, with the latter taking a stake in the business as part of the deal.
Startup Institute, a U.S.-based ‘career accelerator’ that aims to help individuals gain the skills to succeed in jobs at startups, is launching in London and Berlin, its first two international locations.
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.