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Monkey Selfies, Eclipse, Bitcoin, Lauer Top Google in 2017
Merck and UNESCO Empower African Women and Youth in STEM
FCC Votes Along Party Lines to End 'Net Neutrality'

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Merck and UNESCO Empower African Women and Youth in STEM

Monkey Selfies, Eclipse, Bitcoin, Lauer Top Google in 2017

As part of Merck STEM program For Women and Youth, Merck Foundation held their "UNESCO-Merck Africa Research Summit."

Alexa, Can I Do My Holiday Shopping Through You?

Alexa, Can I Do My Holiday Shopping Through You?

By Joseph Pisani | Dec 17
It was a few weeks before Christmas and time to put my voice assistant to the test: Could I just shout out the gifts I needed to buy without having to get on a smartphone or computer?

Venezuelans Seeing Bitcoin Boom As Survival, Not Speculation

Venezuelans Seeing Bitcoin Boom As Survival, Not Speculation

By Christina Armario and Fabiana Sanchez | Dec 17
As Venezuela's national currency loses value at a catastrophic rate, thousands have begun turning to the world of cryptocurrency to salvage what little value remains from their increasingly worthless bolivars.

Walmart Gives Workers A Way to Get Paid Earlier

Walmart Gives Workers A Way to Get Paid Earlier

Dec 17
Walmart is providing workers with an app aimed at helping them budget their money and get paid before payday.

German Government Says It Backs 'Open and Free Internet'

German Government Says It Backs 'Open and Free Internet'

Dec 16
The German government says it backs an "open and free internet" following the U.S. decision to repeal net neutrality rules.

Analysis: Net Neutrality Fight is Not Over

Analysis: Net Neutrality Fight is Not Over

Dec 16
In a vote along party lines, the federal government lifted sweeping net-neutrality rules that guaranteed equal access to the internet. Chris Lewis, of Public Knowledge which supports open internet, says the net neutrality fight isn't over.