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

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 –

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 –

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 –

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 –

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 –

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 –

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 –

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