Europe’s top tech news, March 2016

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Enlarge / A map of scientific collaboration within Europe (credit: Olivier H. Beauchesne)

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The future is now—or at least near enough that we can begin to see its outline. The first spring month in Europe has brought a number of important technology news stories, including those related to driverless cars trials, enormous solar farms, supersonic travel, and Hyperloop building plans. It’d be easy to think we’ve travelled decades into the future, but the stories on Snooper’s Charter, Facebook and Google’s numerous court battles, and an alleged £600,000 crowdfunding “scampaign” quickly return us to the present.

Check out what’s happened over the past month on the European tech scene.

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