Jul 26, 2013
Facebook wants to be the Internet portal for mobile users. Those users won't likely have smartphones -- instead flip phones and text messages will connect them to the web.
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.
Apr 23, 2013
What can be done to spur growth in the U.S. and the euro zone? Peter Henry, Dean of NYU's Stern School of Business, thinks the answer lies in developing countries.
Mar 27, 2013
Leaders of the BRICS nations -- Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa -- are wrapping up a summit today. They have a new plan to create a bank to fuel economic growth in the developing world.
Mar 18, 2013
Defense contractor Lockheed Martin has discovered a way to make desalination 100 times more efficient. And that could have a big impact on bringing clean drinking water to the developing world and war zones.
Apr 17, 2012
The World Bank is getting a new president. Jim Yong Kim, who's currently the head of Dartmouth College, will be taking over the Washington-based global lending institution beginning this summer.