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poverty

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Y Combinator for the world? How USAID lab plans to fight poverty

The goal of the U.S. Global Development Lab is nothing short of harnessing innovation to eliminate extreme poverty by 2030. Crave's Eric Mack asks USAID about the ambitious plan it likens to DARPA.

By April 3, 2014

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The shoe that grows with a child

Technically Incorrect: A nonprofit working with those in extreme poverty in Kenya creates something that so many parents wish they could find: a shoe that grows five sizes.

By April 20, 2015

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​The chaebols: The rise of South Korea's mighty conglomerates

They are cornerstones of the economic, political and social landscape: Part one of a series looks at how these conglomerates -- like Samsung, LG and Hyundai -- saved South Korea from crushing poverty and defined a country's role on the global stage.

By April 6, 2015

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George Lucas to build affordable housing in one of the richest parts of America

After residents living near George Lucas' Grady Ranch protested his planned studio into nonexistence, the film magnate made different plans for the land.

By April 19, 2015

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Cards Against Humanity starts scholarship for women in science

The "party game for horrible people" will use proceeds from its latest expansion pack to do something not quite so horrible.

By March 31, 2015

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A paranoid chat from a future where even the air is online

Crave's Eric Mack time-travels to a future where everything, even the atmosphere and our organs, is connected to an Internet accessible from everywhere, save one room in Chicago.

By February 13, 2015

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Ex-LulzSec hacker Hector Monsegur talks family, FBI work

The notorious computer hacker and FBI informant is telling his side of the story. Join us for a discussion of his beginnings, his rise to power in the hacking community and his ultimate downfall.

By December 15, 2014

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In North Korea, hackers are the new elite

In the country dubbed the "Hermit Kingdom," just how do the cyberelite operate?

By December 6, 2014

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Confessions of a smartphone thief

Almost 2 billion people around the world use smartphones -- typically worth hundreds of dollars a pop on the black market. A former smartphone thief explains their allure to street criminals.

By November 24, 2014

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Stay connected without a connection?

Meet the tools that let you transfer files and send messages on your smartphone without the Internet.

By October 26, 2014