Europe is working on a common framework for ‘vaccine passports’ – ITPro.works

The European Union is preparing the ground for vaccine passports. A common approach for mutual recognition of vaccination documentation is of the “utmost importance”, the Commission said today, adding that … Read More

UK’s Bloom & Wild raises $102M to seed its flower delivery service across Europe – ITPro.works

Bloom & Wild, a London-based startup that takes an updated and online approach to the very traditional business of ordering and delivering flowers, has seen business blossom in the last … Read More

Inadequate federal privacy regulations leave US startups lagging behind Europe – ITPro.works

Cillian Kieran Contributor Cillian Kieran is CEO and co-founder of Ethyca, a New York-based privacy company. “A new law to follow” seems unlikely to have featured on many business wishlists … Read More

Europe seizes on social media’s purging of Trump to bang the drum for regulation – ITPro.works

Big tech’s decision to pull the plug on president Donald Trump’s presence on their platforms, following his supporters’ attack on the US capital last week, has been seized on in … Read More

From the U.S. to China, Korea, India and Europe, antitrust action against tech is gaining serious momentum – ITPro.works

After decades of global expansion and consolidation in the tech sector, antitrust is now a headline issue for the industry across the world. What has been a slow and sputtering … Read More

Bolt raises $182M to expand its on-demand transportation network in Europe and Africa – ITPro.works

In the midst of a major second wave of coronavirus infections across Europe, an Estonian startup that’s building an on-demand network to move food and people around in cars, on … Read More

Europe lays out its plan to reboot digital rules and tame tech giants – ITPro.works

European lawmakers have introduced two legislative proposals as part of a major policy reboot to update regional rules for digital business and rein in big tech. The Digital Services Act (DSA) … Read More

Europe urged to block Google-Fitbit ahead of major digital policy overhaul – ITPro.works

The European Commission must block the Google -Fitbit merger as a matter of democratic imperative, prominent academic and author Shoshana Zuboff has warned. The Harvard professor who wrote the defining … Read More

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