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European Commission warns telcos could be heading for a “Lehman Brothers moment”

European Commission warns telcos could be heading for a “Lehman Brothers moment”

Charmaine Li September 24, 2013 1

European Commission Vice President Neelie Kroes today stressed the need to push forward

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Want to live like Angela Merkel used to? Airbnb makes the most of German election win

Want to live like Angela Merkel used to? Airbnb makes the most of German election win

Charmaine Li September 24, 2013 0

For just €55 per night, you could live like the most powerful woman

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AngelList rolls out new features after $24m funding boost

AngelList rolls out new features after $24m funding boost

Nina Fowler September 24, 2013 1

AngelList has raised $24m from 146 investors including the Kauffman Foundation, Google Ventures and Atlas Venture and rolled out major new features

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How to feed nine billion people by 2050? Startups take aim at global food security

How to feed nine billion people by 2050? Startups take aim at global food security

Charmaine Li September 23, 2013 1

The team behind Henlight – a solar-powered light that stimulates egg production in

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Eyewear, robotics and video tech – ProSiebenSat.1 Accelerator selects second batch of startups

Eyewear, robotics and video tech – ProSiebenSat.1 Accelerator selects second batch of startups

Charmaine Li September 23, 2013 1

German media giant ProSiebenSat.1 has revealed the seven startups participating in the second

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First the Berlusconi clan, then Poste Italiane – Payleven inks new deal in Italy

First the Berlusconi clan, then Poste Italiane – Payleven inks new deal in Italy

Nina Fowler September 20, 2013 1

German payments company Payleven, which counts the Berlusconi family among investors, is continuing

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Microsoft’s “Digital Eatery” opens in Berlin – inspired by Apple?

Microsoft’s “Digital Eatery” opens in Berlin – inspired by Apple?

Charmaine Li September 20, 2013 2

Microsoft’s “Digital Eatery”, a colourful café-showroom on the ground floor of its new

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Pinterest decides it likes money after all by launching ads

Pinterest decides it likes money after all by launching ads

Meghan Kelly September 20, 2013 1

Hey, here’s that business model we were all looking for. Pinterest is officially getting adds. The company announced on its blog today

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Want to advertise on Instagram? Brandnew IO has a plan – and seed funding to get started

Want to advertise on Instagram? Brandnew IO has a plan – and seed funding to get started

Charmaine Li September 19, 2013 2

Berlin-based Brandnew IO wants to connect brands with influential users on photo-sharing networks – and

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Supermarket chain Rewe backs Rocket Internet’s Home24

Supermarket chain Rewe backs Rocket Internet’s Home24

Nina Fowler September 19, 2013 0

German retail group Rewe is taking a minority stake in Rocket Internet’s online furniture retailer Home24. The deal is part

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