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Drone development should focus on social good first, says UK report

A UK government backed drone innovation project that’s exploring how unmanned aerial vehicles could benefit cities — including for use-cases such as medical delivery, traffic incident resp

UK to give police new powers to ground drones

The UK government has announced it will introduce draft legislation in the spring aimed at preventing unsafe or criminal use of drones.

London’s social impact accelerator BGV plans seed fund

London-based 'social impact' accelerator, Bethnal Green Ventures, which backs pre-seed startups with ideas for using tech to tackle social and/or environmental problems, has taken £1.3 million in fun

Can We Say Crowdfunding Bubble? U.K. Charity Launches Directory To Help Navigate Nation’s 30+ Local Platforms

How many crowdfunding platforms is evidence of a crowdfunding bubble? Well, when an organisation feels the need to launch a directory to list and detail all of the options in a single market it's perh

BaseKit raises a further $6.5m for its website creation service

<img src="http://eu.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/Picture-64.png" alt="" title="Picture 6" width="192" height="63" class="shot" /><a href="http://www.basekit.com/">BaseKit</a>, which lets des

Europe lacks the dynamism required to produce the 'next Google'

<img src="http://eu.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/eu-flag.gif" alt="" title="eu-flag" width="170" height="113" class="shot" />Europe's business environment lacks the dynamism required to prod

BaseKit raises $2.6m for its 'Photoshop-to-website' service, launches in UK and US

<img src="http://eu.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/Picture-129.png" alt="" title="Picture 129" width="255" height="93" class="shot" /><a href="http://www.basekit.com/">BaseKit</a>, which lets

Traveling Geeks – On the road in the UK

The following is a guest post by Ayelet Noff, who is part of the Traveling Geeks contingent of bloggers. This morning we had a breakfast with Tristan Wilkinson, Intel’s Director of Public Sector and

Six To Start wins big at SXSW

Congratulations to Dan Hon and his team at Six To Start, one of the surprise winners at this year’s SXSW Interactive Web Awards, not least to themselves, apparently. The alternative reality gami