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New Silicon Valley in the Andes: Promise and paradox

special report In the second installment of a four-part series, Crave's Eric Mack delves into the ways Ecuador's ambitious "City of Knowledge" could change Latin America -- and the wider tech world.

By March 27, 2013

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Apple approves 'only gay social app for ages 12 and up'

The founders of Distinc.tt believe it's time for a gay social app that doesn't have sex at its core. This is an app that "you can bring home to Mom."

By December 14, 2013

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Newly discovered olinguito is 'mix of house cat and a teddy bear'

After a decade of research, Smithsonian scientists reveal the newest species in the order Carnivora. A new mammal in the 21st century? Go figure.

By August 15, 2013

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An Ecuadorian Silicon Valley: Pipeline to the future or pipe dream?

In the conclusion of his report from the middle of the Earth, Crave's Eric Mack does a reality check on an ambitious plan to build a Latin American Silicon Valley.

By March 29, 2013

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Riding shotgun with the man behind an Andean Silicon Valley

special report In part 3 of a Crave exclusive series, Eric Mack looks at how the team behind the first planned innovation hub in Latin America aims to push the country into the global tech spotlight.

By March 28, 2013

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Google Translate app for Android gets offline support

The newest feature in Google's Translate app translates your words for you, even with no data connection.

By March 27, 2013

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Plotting the next Silicon Valley -- you'll never guess where

special report Crave globe-trotter Eric Mack kicks off an exclusive four-part series on the unlikely Latin American spot hoping to transform itself into a new hub for science, technology, and innovation.

By March 26, 2013

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What's the perfect device for life in a disrupted world?

Could you live, travel, and work with only a tablet? A laptop? Or do we need a new "everything" device? Crave's Eric Mack continues to travel far and wide in search of perfection.

By December 10, 2012

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After nine dropped cell phone calls for help, couple dies

An elderly couple desperately tries to use their cell phone to call for help after their car becomes stuck in a ditch just 20 yards from their home. The calls aren't connected. The lack of help leads to their deaths.

By May 12, 2012

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Chocolate bathroom? Translation tools for travel

Visiting Argentina, Crave contributor Eric Mack tries to avoid erupting volcanos and communicate his cave claustrophobia. Google Translate, Kindle, apps--which is best? The answer might surprise you.

By May 3, 2011