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Revolutionary ‘drinkable book’ is made of pages that can purify water

More than 750 million people around the world don't have access to clean water.

On Aug 18, 2015 by Josh Katzowitz

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Samsung’s proposed Internet satellites could bring access to 5 billion people

It would be like mobile Internet from the heavens.

On Aug 14, 2015 by AJ Dellinger

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Facebook Lite is a basic version of the service for the developing world

Facebook for the developing world.

On Jun 4, 2015 by AJ Dellinger

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How a metal fish could mean better health in the developing world

The 'Lucky Iron Fish' goes in with food while it’s cooking and ups its iron content, curing some people of anemia.

On May 18, 2015 by Cynthia McKelvey

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Your phone usage may soon help decide whether you get a loan

No credit history? Your phone may help with that.

On Apr 23, 2015 by Eric Geller

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Bill Gates wants you to know about a machine that can turn poop into water

What will they think of next?

On Jan 6, 2015 by Alex La Ferla

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Half the globe is online—but billions more live in poverty

3 billion people online is an astonishing achievement. But it's not enough.

On Nov 26, 2014 by Rob Price

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Facebook planning to test fleet of 747-sized drones that stay aloft for years

Facebook wants to turn planes into really, really big routers.

On Sep 25, 2014 by Taylor Hatmaker

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Facebook building fleet of drones to bring Internet to the world

Ineternet.org confirms Facebook-led plan to bring Internet access to the developing world.

On Mar 28, 2014 by Tim Sampson

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These Domino’s Pizza complaints are the apotheosis of #firstworldproblems

"We ordered a dessert sampler pack, but there was no dipping sauce so no one ate dessert. Very disappointing."

On Mar 12, 2014 by EJ Dickson

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What Facebook can do with a $60 million drone fleet

Facebook to help bring Internet access to the developing world with “atmospheric satelites.”

On Mar 4, 2014 by Tim Sampson