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Can Cell Phones Stop Crime in the World's Murder Capitals?

In the last three months, Guatemala has witnessed 356 homicides, 202 armed attacks, 44 illegal drug sales, 11 kidnappings, and six cases of "extortion by cell phone."

The Case for Rebooting the Network Neutrality Debate

[Commentary] The Internet uproar about network neutrality tends to come in waves. Right now we’re riding the crest of one.

Michael Hayden's Unwitting Case Against Secret Surveillance

[Commentary] Is state surveillance a legitimate defense of our freedoms? The question was put to Michael Hayden, former director of the NSA and the CIA, during a debate in Toronto.

Why the British Library Is Spending $55 Million on News Archives

Just 2 percent of the British Library's massive archive of print newspapers have been digitized. That's going to change.

Beyond 'Screen Time:' What Minecraft Teaches Kids

Minecraft is one of the most popular games in the United States with over 100 million registered users. But Minecraft is different than other video games because the object is to construct, not to tear down.

What The Shift To Mobile Means For Blind News Consumers

If a website is designed haphazardly, it doesn’t just look messy; it can be messy for someone who can’t see, too.

How Africa Beat The West At Reinventing Money For The Mobile Age

It’s a painfully First World problem: Splitting dinner with friends, we do the dance of the seven credit cards. No one, it seems, carries cash anymore, so we blunder through the inconvenience that comes with our dependence on plastic.

When Your Hearing Aid Is An iPhone

Starkey Hearing Technologies recently launched Halo, a hearing device that syncs with iPhones and iPads.

Why Doctors Still Use Pen And Paper

A Q&A with David Blumenthal, a physician and former Harvard Medical School professor. The health-care system is one of the most technology-dependent parts of the American economy, and one of the most primitive.

The Fall of Internet Freedom: Meet the Company That Secretly Built ‘Cuban Twitter'

The United States discreetly supported the creation of a website and SMS service that was, basically, a Cuban version of Twitter, the Associated Press reported.