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With the Cambridge Analytica scandal, data privacy finally hit the mainstream. In Berlin there's a long tradition of fighting for data protection that reaches back to the pre-digital era. It's worth taking a look at that history. more

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In the fight against the tech giant’s planned move to Kreuzberg, local anti-gentrification activists and expat anti-surveillance hacktivists have found a common enemy. more

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Wondering what Berlin's start-ups are actually producing? Or just nostalgic for the Skymall catalogue? Either way, the Start-Up Guide Store is for you. more

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It’s hard not to get doomy and gloomy about climate change, but could a little more green in the world help stave it off? These techies think so! more

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Forget Mitte and Silicon Allee: there's a Berlin start-up hotspot hiding in plain sight on the campus of Charlottenburg's Technical University. Here's a look at what's been happening. more

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After a stormy summer, Soundcloud’s future seems to be secure for now. But who knows what lies ahead for the music streaming site? more

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Summer is over and soon Berlin’s streets will be flooded by children with enormous backpacks and even bigger candy-filled Schultüten. But Berlin has no shortage of e-resources for students of all backgrounds and ages. more

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Just how much can you rely on your weather app? And how do they work, anyway? more

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Vay-cray time is upon us, and no matter whether you’ve opted for a quick getaway, or are sticking around for a staycation, there are a few Berlin-based start-ups that can help you out. more

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For a few days this month, my trusty city bike was in repair. More than a little bereft, I wondered if any of Berlin's new ride-sharing apps could help spice up my commute. more

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Berlin’s had a ban on short-term sublets for a year now – but the likes of Airbnb and Wimdu are still bursting with holiday rentals. How come? more

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Mitte nightlife king Heinz “Cookie” Gindullis has been at it again, this time with his futuristic lunch canteen Data Kitchen, which does away with pesky waitstaff. Do we really need automated service? Not sure, but we can't complain about the food. more

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You’re cash-poor but time-rich, and looking to test the waters of the sharing economy? Two new Berlin apps promise you something for (almost) nothing. more

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Hip, young and rich: are start-up founders the new celebrity? more

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A new Berlin start-up wants to know how you’re feeling. Really. more

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Yet again the Berlin winter refuses to budge, and you're longing for a getaway adventure. These hometown start-ups will help you make your escape! We put them to the test. more

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Seeking a change from Foodora and Deliveroo, we tried out three Berlin start-ups that promise healthy eating for your Sunday hangover. more

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You want to spend Valentine’s Day staring longingly into your true love’s eyes over an overpriced set dinner. But you’ve exhausted Tinder and the thought of writing OKCupid profile fills you with dread. Where to turn to find your online Liebe? more

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Why AI, chatbots and virtual reality are the start-up trends to look out for in 2017. more

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Follow those New Year's fitness resolutions with these homegrown workout apps. more

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