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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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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

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Silicon Valley household incomes growing again, study finds

The number of households in Silicon Valley earning at least $150,000 rose significantly, according to an analysis of Census Bureau data.

By September 24, 2014

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Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff: The big giver

Q&A: Not your typical 6-foot, 5-inch multibillionaire, Benioff is urging his tech brethren to follow his philanthropic example and give more to their communities.

By July 26, 2014

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Colbert grills Tim Draper about his six Californias initiative

The architect of the plan to break California into six separate states faces a hilarious line of questioning from the Comedy Central talk show host.

By July 24, 2014

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Behold the incredible, indestructible soccer ball

This soccer ball made from materials similar to those found in Crocs can survive being stabbed and run over by a car, making it perfect for soccer fans around the world.

By June 27, 2014

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Man runs 3,237 miles in name of Bitcoin and homelessness

Homeless advocate and Bitcoin evangelist Jason King runs across America to bring attention to how the open nature of virtual currencies can help solve poverty. And, he's just about to cross the finish line.

By June 6, 2014