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Meet the Egyptian-American entrepreneur teaching computers to understand human emotions
Features/Interviews

Meet the Egyptian-American entrepreneur teaching computers to understand human emotions

Computers are smart. They store and process vast amounts of data in the blink of an eye, translate language instantaneously,…
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates leaves board
World

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates leaves board

Microsoft on Friday announced that co-founder Bill Gates has left its board of directors to devote more time to philanthropy.…
Cloud computing: invisible, versatile and highly profitable
Technology

Cloud computing: invisible, versatile and highly profitable

With each passing quarter, Amazon, Microsoft and Google have been setting new records, while cloud computing has become the invisible…
‘Benat Seshat’ Initiative uses digital literacy to empower orphan women
Features/Interviews

‘Benat Seshat’ Initiative uses digital literacy to empower orphan women

In the numerous villages that lie at the bottom of Upper Egypt, many still see education for women as a…
Japan-South Korea trade spat threatens global tech market
World

Japan-South Korea trade spat threatens global tech market

A simmering diplomatic row with Japan is threatening South Korea’s output of components that drive smartphones and computer displays, which…
German, 20, confesses to massive data hack spurred by ‘annoyance’
Technology

German, 20, confesses to massive data hack spurred by ‘annoyance’

  German authorities on Tuesday said a 20-year-old hacker had confessed to stealing and leaking private data from hundreds of…
Australia set to pass sweeping cyber laws despite tech giant fears
Technology

Australia set to pass sweeping cyber laws despite tech giant fears

  Australia’s two main parties struck a deal Tuesday to pass sweeping cyber laws requiring tech giants to help government…
Hawking’s final book offers brief answers to big questions
Science

Hawking’s final book offers brief answers to big questions

Stephen Hawking’s final work, which tackles issues from the existence of God to the potential for time travel, was launched…
First Afghan female coders bring it on: Fight against Opium
Middle East

First Afghan female coders bring it on: Fight against Opium

A group of young Afghan women in the deeply conservative western Herat province is breaking traditional barriers as their war-torn…
Can computers enhance the work of teachers? The debate is on
Technology

Can computers enhance the work of teachers? The debate is on

In middle school, Junior Alvarado often struggled with multiplication and earned poor grades in math, so when he started his…
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