croatia News of 11/17/19
Voter Manipulation On Social Media Now A Global Problem, Report Finds
New research by the Oxford Internet Institute has found that social media manipulation is getting worse, with rising numbers of governments and political parties making cynical use of social media algorithms, automation and big data to manipulate ...
New $47m Fund, Fil Rouge Capital, Is Ready To Boost Croatia’S Growing Startup Scene
Croatia has not exactly been known for a huge startup scene in the past, and probably its most famous tech company out of there in recent years has been Rimac Automobili , the $125.9M-raised startup out of Zagreb which created an electric supercar to ...
EV Startup Rimac Scores $90m Investment From Hyundai And Kia
Rimac Automobili, the European EV startup that landed an investment from Porsche last year, has again gained the backing of traditional automakers after Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Motors jointly invested €80 million , or around $90 million. ...
Google Has Quietly Added DuckDuckGo As A Search Engine Option For Chrome Users In ~60 Markets
In an update to the chromium engine, which underpins Google’s popular Chrome browser, the search giant has quietly updated the lists of default search engines it offers per market — expanding the choice of search product users can pick ...
Serbia Just Got More Russian-Made MiG Fighters As Arms Race With NATO-Member Croatia Escalates
(BELGRADE, Serbia) — Serbia took delivery of four Russian-made MiG-29 fighter jets from Belarus on Monday, the defense ministry said, part of an arms purchase that could heighten tensions in the Balkans and increase Moscow’s influence in ...
Israel And The U.S. Are Currently Arguing Over Selling Advanced F-16 Fighters To Croatia
(ZAGREB, Croatia) — Croatia urged Israel on Thursday to overcome a rare disagreement with the United States and to confirm it can carry through on a deal to sell 12 used American-made fighter jets. Croatia’s Defense Ministry said it ...
Croatia Denies Allegations That Police Illegally Pushed Migrants Back Into Bosnia
(SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina) — Croatian authorities on Sunday denied a report by an international watchdog group that alleged police were illegally and sometimes violently pushing migrants back into neighboring Bosnia. The Interior Ministry ...