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The latest from entrepreneurs, investors, and cutting-edge digital taste makers at South by Southwes

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Google taps 'white spaces' for broadband in South Africa

The Web giant hopes to prove that unused TV broadcast spectrum can be utilized without interfering with licensed spectrum.

By 26 March 2013

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Samsung solar-powered school shines in rural South Africa

Samsung turns a shipping container into a portable wired classroom to bridge the divide between rural and urban South African schools.

By 31 October 2012

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Tech that nags drivers: It's about safety (and GDP)

In an interview with CNET, Seeing Machines CEO Ken Kroeger says data collected by his company's eye- and head-tracking tech, which is reportedly being put in GM cars, is only for the driver (currently).

By 16 September 2014

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Most Star Wars: Commander players choose the Dark Side

Given the choice between the Galactic Empire and Rebel Alliance, most Star Wars: Commander gamers align themselves with Darth Vader, Emperor Palpatine, and the Dark Side of the Force.

By 12 September 2014

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Smartphone buyers in emerging markets want big screens too

A survey that targeted more than 1,300 smartphone users in countries such as Brazil, India, Indonesia, Kenya, and Mexico found people craving devices with 5-inch and 5.5-inch screens.

By 15 August 2014

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Instagram reveals Bolt, a Snapchat-like messaging app

Rolling out in limited countries, the app lets users send photos and videos with a tap and delete them with a swipe.

By 30 July 2014

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How the Internet of Things knows where gunfire happens

SST's ShotSpotter pinpoints outdoor, urban gunshots for law enforcement agencies. Now it's moving indoors with a service for schools.

By 27 July 2014

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World Cup first to break 1 billion interactions on Facebook

The international soccer championship is leaving its mark on the social network.

By 30 June 2014

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Pepper spray and laser-armed drone receives first orders

A mining company has ordered 25 Desert Wolf Skunk unmanned aerial vehicles for breaking up riots with pepper spray and "blinding lasers."

By 19 June 2014

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Apple recalls 'overheating' older European power adapter

An adapter sold with older models of the iPhone could overheat, says Apple, so you can swap it for a redesigned version.

By 13 June 2014