S.F. start-up focused on bringing computing and networking to groups working in emerging markets is sharing space with like-minded ventures.
San Francisco-based Inveneo tries to wire the developing world while using its home base as an incubator for other socially conscious start-ups. CNET's Ina Fried talks with CEO Kristin Peterson.
From a standard conference room at Microsoft's headquarters, the software maker coordinates its emergency response, such as the effort under way in Haiti.
The computers cost a lot, but they run on 18 watts of power at a peak.
How can you stretch Wi-Fi? Researcher Ermanno Pietrosemoli establishes a connection between peaks in the Andes mountains.