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  • In Europe, Facebook’s data law buffer looks to be on borrowed time

    In Europe, Facebook’s data law buffer looks to be on borrowed time

    Facebook’s European business may not, for too much longer, be able to rely on its preferred privacy buffer of arguing that data protection oversight of its business is exclusively limited to the Irish watchdog on account of its European HQ being located in Ireland. Read More

  • Facebook fined €1.2M for privacy violations in Spain

    Facebook fined €1.2M for privacy violations in Spain

    Another privacy-related fine for Facebook in Europe: The Spanish data protection regulator has issued a €1.2M (~$1.4M) fine against the social media behemoth for a series of violations regarding its data-harvesting activities. Read More

  • Klarna launches a peer-to-peer payment app called Wavy

    Klarna launches a peer-to-peer payment app called Wavy

    Fintech startup Klarna grew thanks to its e-commerce payment service, but now the startup is diversifying a bit. The Swedish company is launching Wavy, a free peer-to-peer payment app and service. After Cookies imploded, Klarna approached the team behind the German app so that they could join another fintech company. It turns out that this team has been working on another peer-to-peer payment app. Read More

  • The team behind Cookies is joining Klarna

    The team behind Cookies is joining Klarna

    All the work that went into creating peer-to-peer payment app Cookies isn’t disappearing forever. After filing for bankruptcy, Swedish tech company Klarna approached the team behind Cookies so that they can join another fintech company. The entire Cookies team except one co-founder is joining Klarna, as Klarna announced and t3n reported. I don’t think the two co-founders can… Read More

  • Peer-to-peer payment app Cookies launches in Germany

    Peer-to-peer payment app Cookies launches in Germany

    If you’re reading this article and live in the U.S., you might not realize that Venmo, Square Cash, Facebook Messenger payments and other similar services only work in the U.S. In many countries, such as Germany, most people still have to rely on wire transfers and IBANs to send money to their friends. German startup Cookies wants to make peer-to-peer payments as easy as 1-2-3. It is… Read More

  • Cookies teases its payment app that wants to become the Venmo of Europe

    Cookies teases its payment app that wants to become the Venmo of Europe

    Cookies wants to become the Venmo of Europe with a consumer app to pay back your friends in no time and with no fees. The company promises a speedy onboarding experience and a great design. And today, the company is showing a bit more about the app. Read More

  • Apple teams up with Cookie Monster to sell you on hands-free Siri

    Apple teams up with Cookie Monster to sell you on hands-free Siri

    If I had to choose a sound to identify the second year of my daughter’s life it would probably be one of the collaborations between Sesame Street superstar Cookie Monster and one of the hot pop stars of the day. Although “Me want it (but me wait)” will never win any lyricist awards, it was catchy, taught patience and provided the kind of cultural crossover that has kept… Read More

  • Cookies Wants To Become The Venmo Of Europe

    Cookies Wants To Become The Venmo Of Europe

    Many have tried, but no European company has become as successful as Venmo so far. Venmo is a great way to pay back your friends in a few taps without having to pay any fee. But its main issue is that it only works in the U.S. Stealth startup Cookies wants to do just like Venmo, but in Europe. Read More