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“developing world”

Mar 5, 2014 01:53 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Social networking giant Facebook might be investing in solar-powered unmanned drones that would provide affordable Internet access to remote areas. Continue reading →
Sep 19, 2013 08:39 AM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Ultimately the aim is to produce device-charging tech on the microwatt level that doesn't sacrifice performance. Continue reading →
Sep 5, 2013 08:40 AM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Solar-powered kiosks dispensing cheap, clean water come to rural areas in India. Continue reading →
Jul 8, 2013 02:35 PM ET // Jesse Emspak
A sanitizer for medical instruments doubles as a water purifier and can be made from simple parts. Continue reading →
May 9, 2013 08:39 AM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
In the event of an earthquake, hurricane, tornado, or other accident, this backup generator keeps the Internet going. Continue reading →
Mar 3, 2013 02:39 PM ET // Jesse Emspak
A startup uses the power of play -- a soccer ball -- to bring lighting to rural areas. ->