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Google challenges GoDaddy for domain name supremacy

Image Credit: aerogondo2/Shutterstock The Internet has finally begun its largest expansion to date. Alongside traditional .com and .net domain names, endings like .guru, .club, and .ninja are beginning to roll out to the general public. One of the largest supporters of this expansion has been Google, which applied for ownership of 101 of these new domains such as .car, .eat, ... Read More »

Moscow-based Runa Capital to invest up to $200 million in European startups

Runa Capital, a Moscow-based global tech-focused venture capital firm, announced yesterday the first closing of its new fund, Runa Capital II. With a target size of $200 million, the firm will continue investing in tech-based companies worldwide, focusing especially on Europe. The amount of the first closing has not been disclosed. Investors at this first closing come from across Europe, ... Read More »

Uber legal in London, rules TfL

Transport for London (TfL) has ruled Uber is not against the law in the UK, despite huge black cab driver protests. Black cabbies were concerned that the taxi app had been breaking taxi-metering rules, but TfL has ruled the service is perfectly lawful. TfL has said the ride-sharing service is free to continue working in London, letting customers book drivers ... Read More »

Wake up, corporate America: Your future business leaders are mobile

How can you leverage mobile to increase profitability for your company? Find out at MobileBeat, VentureBeat’s 7th annual event on the future of mobile, on July 8-9 in San Francisco. There are only a few tickets left! Another wave of graduates are leaving college, embarking on the tough process of finding a job in a more-or-less recovering economy. Despite the ... Read More »

Eager to win a trip into space, Hackaday’s hardware hackers propose guided rockets and mobile 3D printers

How can you leverage mobile to increase profitability for your company? Find out at MobileBeat, VentureBeat’s 7th annual event on the future of mobile, on July 8-9 in San Francisco. There are only a few tickets left! Guided rockets. Raspberry Pi smart glass. A Unity Candle. Mobile 3D printers. These are some of the projects that hardware hackers have proposed ... Read More »

Public outcry over the ‘right to be forgotten’ sends Google flip-flopping

Above: “European Union flag” Image Credit: Yanni Koutsomitis Google has decided to stop censoring the Guardian in European search results. After censoring stories from the Guardian, the BBC and the Daily Mail in its search engine yesterday, Google has partially reversed its decision to censor the work of journalists. The firm last night reintroduced seven links to Guardian stories back into search results in ... Read More »