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Tech Nonprofit Gives Youth, Women in Developing World a Helping Hand

Posted September 30th, 2016 at 11:00 am (UTC-4)
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An international nonprofit will start training 6,000 Nigerian girls in digital skills in early 2017. The initiative is part of an ongoing effort to use technology to empower underprivileged youth and women in the developing world. The Youth for Technology Foundation (YTF) has been transforming the lives of young people and women in developing countries […]

Bitcoin Dives; Blackberry; Mech Suits; Social Media Stress?

Posted January 15th, 2015 at 2:35 pm (UTC-4)
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Today’s Tech Sightings: Social Media and the Cost of Caring You’d think the world would be totally stressed out with the way people obsess over technology and social media. But a study from the Pew Research Internet Project says otherwise. The study notes, however, that social media exposure increases awareness of unfortunate events and suffering […]