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Game-changing Technology Is Not Enough

When Okey Okuzu first started using mobile technology to track health data in Nigeria, the system he used relied on texting via a simple mobile phone. The platform…

Somaliland’s voting technology shows how Africa can lead the world

Africa has become a testing ground for technological leapfrogging. This is a process that involves skipping stages and moving rapidly to the frontiers of innovation. Technological leapfrogging in Africa has, so far, focused…

Exponential Medicine And The Joy Of Technology

Recently I attended the Exponential Medicine meeting in California. Led by the physician-innovator Daniel Kraft MD, the conference is an amazing collection of thinkers, doers and visionaries that focuses on the…

Monks For A Month: College Kids Give Up Talking — And Technology

Imagine a college course that requires students to give up computer and cell-phone technology for a month — and, in fact, to cease speaking entirely for that period….

Sheriff: Wildfires point to usefulness of old technology

Wildfires that killed nine people in a remote Northern California county last month also crippled land lines, cell phones and internet service, the local sheriff said Thursday, saying the disaster…

Dementia sufferers trial new ‘Internet of Things’ technology

A project exploring how style technology can increase support for people with dementia is under way. John Edwards was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in June 2015. A former…

Nokia 3310 3G US Pre-Orders Open, Will Start Shipping From October 29

HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 3310 3G model launching in the US It has been priced at $59.99 (roughly Rs. 4,000) It supports 3G connectivity, a feature that was missing from…

HTC U11 Plus, HTC U11 Life Specifications Leaked Ahead of November 2 Event

HIGHLIGHTS More details about U11 Plus, and U11 Life have been spotted online These handsets are expected to be launched on November 2 HTC has sent media invites…

Equifax hack puts data of 400,000 UK customers at risk

About 400,000 people in the UK may have had their information stolen following a cybersecurity breach at the credit monitoring firm Equifax. The US company said an investigation…

Google spent over $1 billion on self-driving technology: Report

Google has been reluctant about sharing how much it spends on self-driving technology but now, the number — over $1 billion — has been accidentally revealed while reviewing documents…