Sun, sea, and open source: How Spain's Balearic islands are trying to turn into a tech paradise
From widespread open-source software use by its government, to improved connectivity on Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza, and Formentera, the Balearic islands are aiming to appeal to technologists as well as tourists.
Europe's eyes in space: How ESA's Sentinel-2 satellite scans pose petabyte challenge
By next year the Sentinel-2 mission will be capable of obtaining complete coverage of the Earth's land surface every five days. That potentially represents a huge amount of data for the European Space Agency to handle.