Eurosphere agenda: “Techfugees aims to crowdsource solutions to Europe’s migrant crisis

Techfugees aims to crowdsource solutions to Europe’s migrant crisis The Next Web by Amanda Connolly Over the past few weeks, we have highlighted the need for the tech community to look outside its bubble at the European migrant crisis. Today, Mike Butcher, Editor-at-large of Techcrunch, has taken this a step further and launched “Techfugees” – a … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: “Facebook, German Officials to Target Refugee-Related Hate Posts…

  Google to donate up to $5.5M to help European refugees Google’s charitable arm is pledging to donate an additional $5.5 million to groups trying to help the thousands of refugees pouring into Europe Refugees Met with Generosity and Suspicion in France Global Voices Online by Gaetana DiRoberto Demonstrations in large European cities in favor of refugees … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: “German treason inquiry dropped

German treason inquiry dropped  BBC News | Europe | World Edition After a public outcry, Germany’s chief prosecutor drops a treason investigation into two journalists at the Netzpolitik website. Greece bailout: ‘Minor details’ left BBC News | Europe | World Edition Greece only has minor details to be ironed out with its international creditors to reach a … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: Tsipras presents reform plan… Russia’s entry ban…

Obesity map of Europe (Update: and America)  Boing Boing by Rob Beschizza If Turkey and Britain are the happiest nations in Europe, maybe this is why! Read the rest MAIN FOCUS: Tsipras presents reform plan | 04/06/2015 euro|topics Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday presented a reform plan that he describes as realistic. According to media reports, … Read more