Mike Butcher

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Paddy Cosgrove (centre, right), founder and CEO of Web Summit, and other participants during the   Nasdaq bell opening ceremony on the second day of the summit in Lisbon, Portugal. Photograph: Andre Kosters

Perhaps it was the US election results, or maybe it was the after-effects of the second night of celebrations at the Night Summit, but the early atte(...)

Mike Butcher of TechCrunch, and Louise Fuchs of Schibsted media group, at Oslo Innovation Week. “We  don’t believe an app is going to solve the refugee crisis but . . . these things might help,” said Butcher.  Photograph: Gorm K Gaare/EUP-Berlin

While a new app or two won’t solve the refugee crisis, technology is key to bringing about social change in authoritarian societies and is a powerful(...)