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April 2019 articles

Shares in ride-hailing app Lyft fell to record lows today following reports the float of arch-rival Uber could be one of the [...]

10 April

Market research firm Kantar has appointed Microsoft executive Reed Cundiff as its new chief executive for North America. [...]

10 April

Two-thirds of hotel websites inadvertently leak guests’ personal data to third-party companies and leave customers vulnerable [...]

10 April

The very first image of a black hole was published today after scientists across the world worked together to capture a picture [...]

10 April

Last year, I met someone who had previously worked for a big tech firm in its “free speech” unit. What had happened to make [...]

10 April

Uber could look to sell as much as $10bn worth of stock in its initial public offering (IPO), in a move which would make it one [...]

10 April

Brand ambassador platform Limitless Technology has secured £5m in funding as it looks to develop its machine learning technology. [...]

10 April

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey was paid a salary last year for the first time since he was appointed as chief executive of the [...]

9 April

"Everything flows, nothing stands still” (Heraclitus, 501 BC). Quite a lot has changed in 2,500 years, but that quote still [...]

9 April

London is on track to become home to the same number of fintech unicorns as San Francisco, the world's current leader. [...]

9 April

The EU has outlined its guidelines for ethical AI development just days after Google was forced to scrap its controversial ethics [...]

8 April

London secured its reputation as a global fintech hub as it attracted almost double the amount of venture capital funding compared [...]

8 April

Softbank-backed startup Grab is hoping to raise another $2bn (£1.5bn) in funding this year as it embarks on an aggressive expansion [...]

8 April

Social media platform Pinterest plans to raise as much as $1.3bn (£995m) when it floats on the New York Stock Exchange this [...]

8 April

Europe must agree on plans for a new digital tax and should be the trailblazer if there is no global consensus, the EU’s competition [...]

8 April