Finland-based Rovio saw its revenue and profits slip significantly in 2014 due to falling demand for consumer product licensing of its Angry Birds brand, but its game and media business remain healthy.
A parliamentary committee in the UK dropped a report today about the country’s intelligence agencies, publicly acknowledging that the spies maintain huge databases about “large numbers of people”.
A Dutch court has moved to scrap a national data retention law requiring telcos and ISPs to store customer metadata for police investigations because it would violate fundamental EU privacy rights.
On Monday, I interviewed Maelle Gavet, the French-born chief executive of Russian e-commerce group OZON on stage at the 4YFN conference in Barcelona. I’m not entirely sure one has to do with another, but the company this morning announced that Gavet is moving on from OZON after 4 years at the helm. Although Gavet will […]
Google is unifying its European business, previously split into two regional groups, and placing Matt Brittin at the helm of its EMEA-wide operations. A recap of announcements made in Brussels today.
Sofia Benjumea, CEO of Spain Startup, the producers of The South Summit in Madrid, has been selected to be the head of Google Campus Madrid, the third Campus opened by Google in Europe. While she doesn’t consider herself an entrepreneur, Benjumea has been actively fighting for the Spanish ecosystem for the past three years, bringing […]
As it prepares to present its strategy for a EU-wide ‘Digital Single Market’, the European Commission today released (a new index), ranking all 28 EU member states based on their digital performance.