Privacy complaint targets European parliament’s COVID-19 test-booking site – ITPro.works

The European Parliament is being investigated by the EU’s lead data regulator over a complaint that a website it set up for MEPs to book coronavirus tests may have violated … Read More

Reddit ‘taking action’ on site violations as rioters storm US Capitol – ITPro.works

As chaos and violence have erupted in Washington D.C., social media platforms are grappling with the fallout. A spokesperson for Reddit tells ITPro.works, Reddit’s site-wide policies prohibit content that promotes … Read More

A PC gaming site had to ban political troll mods for games, because nowhere is safe – ITPro.works

NexusMods, a large platform and gathering place for modding PC games, has banned all content relating to the U.S. elections following a flood of troll content, saying “we’ve decided to … Read More

User-generated e-learning site Kahoot acquires Actimo for up to $33M to double down on corporate sector – TechCrunch

Norwegian company Kahoot originally made its name with a platform the lets educators and students create and share game-based online learning lessons, in the process building up a huge public catalogue … Read More

Indian e-commerce deals site CashKaro gets $10 million Series B led by Korea Investment Partners – TechCrunch

CashKaro co-founders Rohan and Swati Bhargava CashKaro, one of the leading cashback and coupon sites in India, will expand its range of services for e-commerce after raising $10 million in … Read More

WhatsApp reveals six previously undisclosed vulnerabilities on new security site – TechCrunch

Facebook-owned WhatsApp has revealed six previously undisclosed vulnerabilities, which the company has now fixed. The vulnerabilities are being reported on a dedicated security advisory website that will serve as the … Read More

Rocket Lab gains key FAA launch license for its U.S.-based launch site – TechCrunch

Launch provider Rocket Lab has gained a key clearance from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration that should mean it’ll be launching from its U.S.-based facility at Wallops Island, Virginia relatively … Read More

Skyrora launches its small demonstration rocket from mobile launch site in Iceland – TechCrunch

Launch startup Skyrora had a successful test launch of its Skylark Micro rocket from Iceland on Sunday, with the rocket achieving its highest ever altitude at a height of 26.86 … Read More

Reebelo, a Singapore-based site for refurbished electronics, raises $1.25 million seed round – TechCrunch

Reebelo, a Singapore-based marketplace for refurbished electronics, announced it has raised a seed round of $1.25 million led by June Fund, with participation from Antler. The new funding will be … Read More

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