ProCEEd #11 (July 6—12, 2015)

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Check out what’s happened over the past seven days and pay attention to the long reads in the bottom: there are a few insightful pieces about startup ecosystem in Romania and Poland, as well as an in-depth story of a Russian hacker who sold a zero-day Flash exploit to Hacking Team.

Catch up with the news, and enjoy your week!


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German Internet services giant United Internet has bought Poland’s home.pl for €135 million


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Ukrainian-Dutch startup GitLab has raised $1.5 million in seed funding Khosla Ventures, 500 Startups, Crunchfund, and others


Startup news

VC news

Bigger companies

Governments

  • Censor the censor: Facebook has targeted Russia’s Roskomnadzor official over hate speech
  • Russia’s Ministry of Internal Affairs has unveiled a new public health program to reduce deaths and injuries caused by people taking dangerous selfie photos
  • Russian parliament has approved Internet privacy bill that would require Internet search engines to remove users’ personal information from their results, similarly to EU’s “right to be forgotten”

Long reads

 

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