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The Dread Pirate and The Populist: Czech Tech Pros See Few Pluses in a Tough Election

This weekend Czechs go to the polls in a hotly-contested general election that pits a billionaire populist against his former colleague, a dreadlock-sporting digital pirate and a h.....»»

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Could Nielsen’s Streaming Announcement Shift Netflix’s Soaring Fortunes?

This August Nielsen celebrated its 94th birthday. The ratings firm has, somehow, managed to keep alive and (just about) relevant upon a fast-moving media landscape. The announcement, made yesterday, that it can… The.....»»

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Amid a Humanitarian Tragedy, Entrepreneurship is Being Kept Alive in Yemen

When Ibrahim Saleh began working in tech, barely anybody else understood .....»»

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Steve Wozniak Launches New Education Startup, Woz U

Apple co-.....»»

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The Top Five GCC Startups to Watch Out For

The Middle East has risen, in a short space of time, from a digital backwater to.....»»

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Delivery Hero, Berlin’s Food Unicorn, Looks to Middle East for Key Growth

Just a fortnight ago Delivery Hero, the Berlin-based food ordering company, announced impressive financials to back up a June IPO which made it one of Europe’s hottest ‘unicorn’ t.....»»

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Will Sudan’s Sanctions Drop Finally Connect Its Entrepreneurs With The World?

It is almost a quarter-century since Omar al-Bashir appointed h.....»»

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Las Vegas Shooting: Social Media Has Failed America Again

As information about Sunday’s massacre in Las Vegas emerges, the United States has reverted to its usual polarized self, forcing voices on either side of the gun control debate into ever-decreasing circles… The post Las Vegas .....»»

Category: topSource: REDHERRINGOct 5th, 2017Related News

Catalonia’s Independence Bad for Madrid – and Tech

The images coming from Catalonia this weekend have been a worrying throwback to less peaceful times in Spain, Europe’s sixth largest economy. An independence referendum, outlawed by the government in Madrid, went ahead despite… The post .....»»

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For One Sri Lankan Software CEO, There Was One Obvious Choice for Scale: Scandinavia

In 2005, five years after Mano Sekaram founded software engineering firm 99X Technology in Sri Lanka, he was looking to scale internationally. His firm was at the vanguard of a boomin.....»»

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Red Herring Asia 2017: Winning Startups “Drive Disruption”

Red Herring Asia 2017 took place in Manila Wednesday and.....»»

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Delivery Hero’s Financials Put it Among Berlin Startup Royalty

Berlin-based Delivery Hero, which went public this June, has posted impressive financials for the first half of 2017–putting it well on track to break even ahead of schedule. The company, who food… The post Delivery Hero’s Financials Put .....»»

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In #TakeAKnee, Donald Trump Has Found a Worthy Web Opponent

Colin Kaepernick, the NFL free agent quarterback, surely did not imagine that his taking a knee for the American national anthem, .....»»

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Made in Taiwan: How an Asian Tiger is Still Searching for its Startup Stripes

It’s difficult to find a stronger hardware nation, per capita, than Taiwan: the island state, officially the Re.....»»

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Khosrowshahi vs London: Uber’s CEO Faces Biggest Challenge Yet

“There is a high cost to a bad reputation”: that was new Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi’s response to his employees, as British capital London became the highest.....»»

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Podcast Startup Acast Secures $19.5m Funding Round

On-demand podcast provider Acast has announced a Series B funding round worth $19.5 million. The company, headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, with additional offices in New York, London and Sydney, won the round… The post Podcast Startup .....»»

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Is the iPhone X Opening a Global Door to Chinese Competition?

So, finally, it’s here. Apple’s iPhone X has arrived with all the pomp an.....»»

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Testlio CEO Kristel Kruustük on HR Dos and Don’ts, Estonian E-Success and the Dangers of “Hustle Culture”

Kristel Kruustük is an Estonian entrepreneur who, aged 23, quit her job as a software tester to found, alongside husband Marko, Testlio – a one-stop quality assurance (QA) platfo.....»»

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Prost! These Alcoholic Innovations are Shaking Up the Beer Industry

Tomorrow sees the start o.....»»

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How One Woman’s Facebook Posts Became a “Lifeline” for a Besieged Philippine City

When dozens of armed militants st.....»»

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