A European Commissioner has released an official statement on the blocking of social networking service Twitter in Turkey, questioning its “stated commitment to European values and standards”.
Facebook this morning announced the appointment of a new general manager, who will be charged with bolstering its Israeli operations: meet business woman and angel investor Adi Soffer Teeni.
Appsfire is today debuting a new in-stream advertising unit dubbed Sashimi. It’s the second format released since the company’s shift in focus from app discovery to mobile ad technologies.
London startup Cloud 66, which allows developers to provision, deploy and start managing Ruby on Rails apps on any cloud within minutes, has secured $500,000 in seed funding to spur growth.
There’s a new player at the European equity crowdfunding table. Berlin-based Companisto is opening up to non-German speaking markets today, aiming to boost startups continent-wide.
Uber is clashing with the Brussels government over its recent launch of ride-sharing service UberPOP in the city. The company now says the authorities are playing games, and spreading misinformation.
There’s an epic bidding war going on in France for Vivendi’s ailing telco subsidiary SFR. The company just announced that it’s received two offers from billionaire-owned companies, Bouygues and Altice.