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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.
A Stanford researcher reinvents the chemistry set completely in the form of an inexpensive gizmo modeled after a hand-crank music box.
The social-media platform was designed to attract young Cubans and get them to rebel against the country's communist government.
After joining Google, HP, Intel, and Microsoft in a delegation to the Southeast Asian country, Cisco pledges to set up training centers to help teach locals tech skills.
Officials warn of scams in the wake of the disasters in Japan. Here's how to avoid them.
Nonprofit venture capitalist BP Agrawal wins humanitarian award for rain-harvesting system, health kiosks.
Speaking at the University of California at Berkeley, the philanthropist and Microsoft chairman encourages students to get involved in society's big issues.
The United States may buy a lot of proprietary software, but when it comes to international development, it's betting on open source.