Jun 21, 2013 A new report out this week shows that while pirate attacks off the Somali coast have plummeted, there's a growing threat on the other side of the continent.
Jun 7, 2013 Government tracking of Verizon telephone records raises the question of just how valuable phone information really is. Would it be more useful to track text message records?
Jun 6, 2013 The NSA order for Verizon's customer data highlights how much the private sector knows about their customers, and the restrictions on how they use it.
Jun 6, 2013 Verizon is reportedly handing the National Security Agency data on every customer's calls. So how does the government go about finding needles on the digital haystack?
Jun 3, 2013 For two days, nearly 2,000 data geeks, entrepreneurs, federal bureaucrats and medical folks will descend on Washington, D.C., hoping to help solve the nation’s health care crisis through algorithms and spreadsheets.
Jun 3, 2013 Countries from central and east Africa gather to talk solar power as Africa emerges as a market for alternative energy.
May 29, 2013 In some cases, a dearth of infrastructure can actually lead to innovation. No where is this more true than in the developing world.
May 7, 2013 Somalia has struggled with famine, piracy, and insurgency in the past several years. But recently, Somalia has been making some progress on economic rebuilding.
Mar 28, 2013 President Obama is scheduled to meet with the leaders of four African nations at the White House. On the agenda: Democracy and opportunities to expand trade and investment.
Mar 12, 2013 South Sudan, which seceded from the rest of Sudan in 2011, will begin oil production again, under a new deal negotiated in Ethiopia.