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Veracode raises $40mn to help developers fix application bugs

Application security startup Veracode announced on Thursday that it has raised $40mn in new funds to expand the adoption of its anti-cyber-attack software. This latest funding round is expected to be the last in a series of pushes which have raised a total of $112mn for the company since its launch in 2006. The next… Read More

Bitcoin startup Coinbase to expand services into eurozone

The Bitcoin platform Coinbase is launching its services in Europe to allow authorised euro accounts to buy and sell the virtual currency. Coinbase, which is one of the most popular startup bitcoin services, announced on Wednesday that it would be introducing its digital currency to 13 European countries including, Spain, France, Italy, and the Netherlands…. Read More

Startup Manifesto calls for urgent action to boost Britain’s global digital standing

Over 150 of the UK’s top tech startups and venture capital firms have backed “The Startup Manifesto,” urging politicians to support Britain’s drive to become a world leader in the digital age. Published by the non-profit Coalition for a Digital Economy (Coadec), the Manifesto asks the main UK political parties to invest in faster broadband,… Read More

Autonomous unicycle robot offers new approach to home and office security

A self-levelling, wheel-shaped robot designed by Arizona-based start-up Roambotics, has been unveiled and recognised by market leaders. The autonomous robot, called Jr., travels through the house or office sending out wireless alerts to the users’ smartphones and tablets. Jr. contains four cameras, a microphone, WiFi and Bluetooth capabilities, as well as data plan options. The robot… Read More