Volkswagen Launches New Berlin-Based Company: MOIA

The Volkswagen Group has launched its own mobility services company at the “Tech Crunch Disrupt” technology event in London. The Berlin-headquartered new venture, called MOIA, will provide the manufacturer with a platform from which to drive forward its transformation into a “globally leading provider of sustainable mobility”, a statement said. A ride-hailing app will form

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Rocket Internet narrows losses but growth stalls

Rocket Internet narrows losses but growth stalls | Reuters German e-commerce investor Rocket Internet (RKET.DE) reined in losses at its main start-ups in the third quarter but revenue growth slowed at meal box delivery business HelloFresh and online furniture site Home24. The company published updated valuations for its major holdings, totaling 3.7 billion euros ($3.9

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Will Berlin Become Europe’s Top Tech Hub?

­ <img height=”1″ width=”1″ style=”display:none” src=”https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=258384337829807&ev=PageView&noscript=1″ /> <img height=”1″ width=”1″ style=”display:none;” alt=”” src=”https://analytics.twitter.com/i/adsct?txn_id=nurig&p_id=Twitter&tw_sale_amount=0&tw_order_quantity=0″ /> <img height=”1″ width=”1″ style=”display:none;” alt=”” src=”//t.co/i/adsct?txn_id=nurig&p_id=Twitter&tw_sale_amount=0&tw_order_quantity=0″ /> With more than 2,500 startups in Berlin, why is Germany such a hotspot for entrepreneurship an what are the opportunities for business leaders? That was the focus of a live Twitter Q&A with two

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Europe’s hottest startups 2016: Berlin

Population 3.6 million Size 892km2 Global cities index ranking 16 The Berlin startup scene used to be all about Rocket Internet, the company-building giant (or clone factory, depending on your point of view). The company has developed a portfolio – including star performers Delivery Hero and HelloFresh – that’s valued at €6 billion. “The Rocket

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Big Data Moves From Hype To Reality, CompTIA Finds

Organizations are moving past the hype and into actual value when it comes to big data and analytics implementation, according to a new survey by CompTIA. But challenges remain, including a skills gap and the struggle to wrangle the growing quantity of data generated. 14 Ways IoT Will Change Big Data And Business Forever (Click

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Couchbase Claims Performance Gains Against NoSQL Rivals

Couchbase Claims Performance Gains Against NoSQL Rivals Couchbase says the coming Multi-Dimensional Scaling feature will bring read/write, indexing, and query advantages over MongoDB and Cassandra. Companies adopting NoSQL databases are graduating from experiments and early deployments to running scores of production applications, according to Couchbase. Mission-critical demands are going to make Multi-Dimensional Scaling, a new

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Can You Put a Price on Big Data?

The internet era has changed the economic and political landscape completely. The power of big data has revolutionised most business processes and now allows for decisions and analytical judgments to be made with more certainty than ever before. In order for a business to be more valuable and profitable, owners, or the management team, need

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How to Judge Job Candidates Fairly

Don’t judge a book by a cover. What does that mean? It means that many candidates today, regardless of their skill or experience level, still do not know how to write a good bio/resume. Does that mean they are not good candidates? Not at all, says Lynne Keenan a recruiter with over 15 years of

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