At the Mobile World Congress, a new joint-venture based in Switzerland presented a pro-privacy (sometimes dubbed anti-NSA) smartphone called Blackphone. The question is: do we really need it?
Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten has been quietly staking out a sizeable footprint in Europe and beyond. Ivo Spigel reports on Rakuten’s plans for taking on Amazon and eBay on the Old Continent.
In a matter of months, German-British startup Lock8 claimed victory at TechCrunch’s European startup competition, kicked ass on Kickstarter and landed funding from big VCs. What gives?
After co-founding and serving as CTO of cloud platform company Heroku, Adam Wiggins sold it to Salesforce for a small fortune. Now, he spends his time in Europe, helping out startups. What gives?
Freshly funded German startup Changers is looking to create more awareness to climate change in an innovative way, letting people produce and use their own energy, and get rewarded for it to boot.
Oradian aims to disrupt micro-financing, with a broader vision of serving the “bottom billion”. Tech.eu contributor Ivo Spigel is the first to report on the project as it comes out of stealth mode.
We visited fast-growing online fashion retailer Zalando‘s tech headquarters in Berlin, Germany, to gain some insight into one of Europe’s few multi-billion dollar technology companies and IPO candidates.