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Berlin, the Silicon Valley of Europe?

This week's special edition of Tech 24 takes us to Berlin. Despite a reputation for copycats, the German capital has one of the most innovative start-up scenes in Europe. Music sharing service SoundCloud has become a global success, and photo discovery app EyeEm is giving Instagram a run for its money. Through the lens of two very different tech festivals - one grass-roots, one pure geek - we ask whether Berlin is the Silicon Valley of Europe, and indeed whether it should want to be.

By Rebecca BOWRING

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2015-05-11 electronics

Tackling e-waste

Electronic waste is a growing problem. We speak with Ruediger Kuehr from the Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability on how to recycle used cell phones and why...

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2015-05-11 Alternative energy

Energy storage: Finding solutions for better batteries

Could Tesla's Powerwall battery change our relationship to fossil fuels? Energy storage is a hot topic right now. We talk to Donal Finegan from UCL who works on lithium-ion...

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2015-05-01 Apple

Boosting farming with technology

In this edition, we look at how technology can help farming become more efficient. New high-tech farming tools are promising to save energy and increase output – for a price....

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2015-05-01 Apple

Apple Watch put to the test

In this edition, we look at a contest for coders. Battle Hack 2015 has crowned its best app, made in under 24 hours. Other internet tools already exist to help locate survivors...

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2015-04-24 space

Space Special: Happy Birthday, Hubble!

In this edition, we're celebrating 25 years of the Hubble Space Telescope. Thanks to Hubble, we know how old the universe is, and that it's expanding increasingly fast. We tell...

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