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Aline Sara, founder of Natakallam, to speak at TechCrunch Disrupt in Berlin

TechCrunch is coming back to Berlin to talk with the best and brightest people in tech from Europe and the rest of the world. In addition to fireside chats and panels, new startups will participate in

Bilingual? Tarjimly lets you help a refugee or aid worker right now

All over the world, language barriers are limiting the ability of refugees and immigrants to seek help, and aid workers to provide it. Tarjimly is a new service that connects people who speak one lang

Tutoring startup Toot launches into twin policy storms around education and immigration

Earlier this week, as President Donald Trump was readying his second attempt to block immigrants from predominantly Muslim countries, two entrepreneurs — a refugee from Iran and the daughter of

Google CEO Sundar Pichai fears impact of Trump immigration order, recalls staff

Google CEO Sundar Pichai has outlined his disapproval of the impact arising from Trump’s dangerous, inhumane and short-sighted sweeping immigration order, which imposes for at least 90 days a bl

Flatiron School teams up with Re:Coded to help Syrian refugees learn to code

There are now more than 6.5 million scattered Syrian refugees throughout the world and many of them are left without any way to make a living as the war wages on in their home country. Iraqi NGO Re:Co

Violence in the West Bank after Waze led Israeli soldiers into Palestinian danger zone

A battle broke out just outside of Jerusalem Monday after GPS mapping app Waze led Israeli soldiers into the Kalandia Palestinian refugee camp. According to several reports, two armed soldiers from t

President Obama Calls On Tech Companies To Aid In The Syrian Refugee Crisis

Obama has asked the American people to do what they can to aid the Syrian refugee crisis. He's now asking Silicon Valley to do the same. The U.S. has provided $4.5 billion in aid to the crisis so far