Apple just dropped iOS 11 beta 4 for developers

 Apple just released a new beta of iOS 11 ahead of the final iOS 11 release in September. Things are still quite rough and I wouldn’t recommend installing the beta on a production device just yet. You don’t want to risk having your phone become useless. The beta 4 is only available if you’re a registered developer for now. While Apple also has a public beta program, the… Read More

Health insurance startup Alan adds life insurance

 French startup Alan launched a brand new full-stack health insurance last year. This week, the company is launching corporate-owned life insurance so that it can become a one-stop shop for all your corporate insurance needs. When Alan launched its health insurance product, it was the first new one in France in decades. The life insurance market has remained stagnant for years as well. This… Read More

Sketchfab adds 3D sound to its 3D model sharing platform

 Sketchfab wants to become a sort of YouTube for 3D models and scenes. While the service started as a way to show off static 3D objects, the company has added a ton of interactive tools over time, making it a solid platform to preview virtual reality content. This week, Sketchfab added sound support. So if you have a VR headset at home, you can look at a scene in 3D using your headset with… Read More

Trainline now gives you real-time train information in France

 Trainline’s European service (formerly known as Captain Train) is becoming your one-stop shop for French trains. The company has partnered with SNCF to get real-time data about trains, delays and your current location. You had to use SNCF’s official app before to get this kind of information. If you’ve used Trainline to book a ticket before, you know that the app can alert you… Read More

Foodles uses connected fridges to modernize your office canteen

 French startup Foodles thinks office canteens should work more like food delivery startups. The company delivers fresh food every morning into smart fridges that sit in your office. Employees can then buy cheap lunches using a card or a phone. Think about Foodles as a sort of hybrid company between vending machines and those popular full-stack delivery startups in Paris, such as Frichti,… Read More

Inside Station F, the startup megacampus that just opened in Paris

 Station F is the world’s biggest startup campus. Thousands of entrepreneurs are currently moving into the new building here in Paris. But if you’re still wondering what it actually looks like, we visited Station F and interviewed the two persons behind it — Roxanne Varza and Xavier Niel. Station F is a massive building that has been completely renovated and now features… Read More

PayFit raises $15.9 million to manage European payrolls

 French startup PayFit just raised a $15.9 million Series B round (€14 million) from Accel with Xavier Niel and Otium Venture also participating. PayFit handles most pesky administrative tasks in your company with a simple web interface. The company started with basic payroll features for French companies. Instead of relying on outdated processes and third-party companies, PayFit lets you… Read More

UK data regulator says DeepMind’s initial deal with the NHS broke privacy law

 The U.K.’s data protection watchdog has finally shared the result of its lengthy investigation into DeepMind’s original deal with the NHS. According to the Information Commissioner’s Office, Google’s DeepMind failed to comply with the Data Protection Law. The Royal Free NHS Foundation Trust originally agreed to share 1.6 million patients’ medical records with… Read More

UK data regulator says DeepMind’s initial deal with the NHS broke privacy law

 The U.K.’s data protection watchdog has finally shared the result of its lengthy investigation into DeepMind’s original deal with the NHS. According to the Information Commissioner’s Office, Google’s DeepMind failed to comply with the Data Protection Law. The Royal Free NHS Foundation Trust originally agreed to share 1.6 million patients’ medical records with… Read More

UK data regulator says DeepMind’s initial deal with the NHS broke privacy law

 The U.K.’s data protection watchdog has finally shared the result of its lengthy investigation into DeepMind’s original deal with the NHS. According to the Information Commissioner’s Office, Google’s DeepMind failed to comply with the Data Protection Law. The Royal Free NHS Foundation Trust originally agreed to share 1.6 million patients’ medical records with… Read More