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YourDOST Bridges India’s Huge Mental Health Gap

Richa Singh was at college in Guwahati when her roommate, worried about a place in India’s skyrocketing jobs market, took her own life. It was a tragedy—and, for Singh, a call to…

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Georgia Pilots and Sweden Ponders – Is Blockchain the Future for Europe’s Land Registries?

Blockchain, the secure, “trustless” database, has until recently been best known as the technology underpinning cryptocurrency bitcoin. Now, though, officials are realizing that it can be much, much more. The platform, created…

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Armenia’s TUMO Center Looks Beyond the Caucasus

On a hot day in Yerevan, Armenia’s compact capital, a new generation of tech professionals is being put through its paces at the city’s flagship education center. Some kids are running a…

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The Top Tech to Watch Out For at This Summer’s Euro 2016 Soccer Championships

It’s under a fortnight until this summer’s soccer European Championships kicks off in France. But while the basics of the game have barely changed since its rules were cast in 1863, there…

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Berlin’s Anti-Airbnb Law Will ‘Likely Fail’ in Court – But the Long View is Unclear

Berlin, Germany’s ‘poor but sexy’ capital, has become one of Europe’s most desirable places to live, work and visit. Its culture scene is vibrant, bars and restaurants abound and its startup ecosystem…

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U.K. Workers ‘Burdened by System Complexity’ – Report

Tens of billions of dollars is being lost to the U.K. economy through unnecessary tasks each year, a report has found – and poor-performing technology is at the heart of the problem.…

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Swedish ex-Soccer Pro Aims to Democratize Sports Media with New App

Twenty years ago Martin Wiklund was plying his trade in the stadiums of Swedish soccer’s top tier. Now he is hoping to bring the sport to a much wider audience. Armed with…

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Ahead of Berlin’s Biggest LGBTQI Tech Event, Industry Has a Long Way to Go in Sexual Minority Rights

Tomorrow hundreds of people will meet in Berlin for #unit Festival, the ‘world’s first queer tech conference’. The event, run by local group Unicorns in Tech, will welcome over 70 speakers to…

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In Albania, Tech Attempts to De-Balkanize the Balkans

On a balmy, spring evening in Tirana, around three dozen Albanian entrepreneurs are sat in a room of the same building where secretaries once committed communist government files to software. The presentation…

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Tech to Play Key Role in Armenia’s ‘Potemkin Village’

Stepanakert, the capital of Nagorno-Karabakh, is nestled among the green hills and mountains of the southern Caucasus. It is home to around 50,000 people, its main streets are wide and clean-slabbed and…

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