London’s Metropolitan Police have announced plans to deploy live facial recognition cameras across the city, according to The Guardian, to detect individuals on watchlists “for serious and violent offences.” The Met says the technology will go into use next month, and will be deployed in popular locations for shopping and tourism. While facial recognition has been met […]
This week, LeWeb’s Loic & Geraldine announced the semi-finalists for the LeWeb London startup competition. These startups will compete throughout the two-day event, and the final three will pitch on stage in front of an all-star jury panel. For those who won’t be able to attend, we thought we’d give you a look at each […]
Checking in from Coachella today, Loic & Geraldine announced their theme for LeWeb London – Faster than Real Time. Drawing inspiration from Jeremiah Owyang (most likely from this blog post). Citing Highlight and Voxer as examples, the theme discusses being ‘fast’ in two senses – not only connecting people quicker than ever, but the entrepreneurial swiftness […]
Digging into the Startup Genome Project's recentl publication, Trista Bridges explores the implication behind the statistics, as well as the implications, necessities, advantages and woes of copycatting in Europe.
LeWeb is hands-down France’s biggest tech conference. With the last edition in 2011 hosting over 3,500 participants from over 76 countries and speakers like Karl Lagerfeld, Eric Schmidt and Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan, there are very few conferences in Europe that measure up. At most, some would say the only other conferences on […]