Disrupt London hacks for good
TechCrunch Disrupt, one of the most important technology startup events of the year, returned to London’s Copperbox Arena this week – and organisers curated an event that highlighted technology that works for good as well as for profit. Julian Blake reports.
Techfugees meets crisis with innovation
There can’t be many more urgent or worthwhile uses for digital innovation than tackling the humanitarian refugee crisis now engulfing Europe. As the community-led Techfugees initiative launches a crowdfunding campaign at Lisbon’s Web Summit, Francesca Woodhouse looks at how better connectivity and tech-enabled education offer real and practical support. (more…)