Brolly launches ‘Brolly Contents’ to tackle the antiquated home contents insurance market

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Brolly, the U.K. insurance app that lets you keep track of your various policies so that you are correctly and competitively covered, is launching a new product to plug what it sees as a gap in home contents insurance. DubbedRead More

DeepCode gets $4M to feed its AI-powered code review tool

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DeepCode, a Swiss startup that’s using machine learning to automate code reviews, has closed a $4M seed round, led by European VC firm Earlybird, with participation from 3VC and existing investor btov Partners. The founders described the platform as aRead More

Facebook still full of groups trading fake reviews, says consumer group

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Facebook has failed to clean up the brisk trade in fake product reviews taking place on its platform, an investigation by the consumer association Which? has found. In June both Facebook and eBay were warned by the UK’s Competition andRead More

Spaceflow, the ‘tenant experience platform’, scores $1.8M investment

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Spaceflow, a startup founded out of Prague that offers a “tenant experience platform” to help landlords provide a better service, has raised $1.8 million in funding. Leading the round is Credo Ventures, with participation from Day One Capital, and UP21.Read More

Penta, the German business banking startup, raises €8M additional funding

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Penta, the business banking provider for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) that was recently acquired by fintech company builder Finleap, has raised “over” €8 million in new funding. The round is led by HV Holtzbrinck Ventures. Also participating isRead More

UK watchdog eyeing PM Boris Johnson’s Facebook ads data grab

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The online campaigning activities of the UK’s new prime minister, Boris Johnson, have already caught the eye of the country’s data protection watchdog. Responding to concerns about the scope of data processing set out in the Conservative Party’s Privacy PolicyRead More

Monzo says it wasn’t storing ‘some’ customer PINs correctly, but has now fixed the bug

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Monzo, the fast-growing challenger U.K. challenger bank that recently soft-launched in the U.S., is disclosing a potential, albeit relatively limited, security oversight that saw customer PINs stored incorrectly within the company’s internal systems. Discovered on Friday, the “bug” has nowRead More

Just Eat and Takeaway.com reach agreement to gobble each other

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The boards of Just Eat and Takeaway.com have reached agreement to combine their two European food delivery businesses. The pair of publicly listed companies announced they were in talks to combine their businesses a week ago, saying then that talksRead More

Amazon quietly adds ‘no human review’ option to Alexa settings as voice AIs face privacy …

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Amazon has tweaked the settings for its Alexa voice AI to allow users to opt out of their voice recordings being manually reviewed by the company’s human workers. The policy shift took effect Friday, according to Bloomberg, which reports thatRead More

Don’t miss this epic Twitter fight between the IAB’s CEO and actual publishers

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Grab popcorn. As internet fights go, this one deserves your full attention — because the fight is over your attention. Your eyeballs and the creepy ads that trade data on you to try to swivel ’em. In the blue corner,Read More