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New Technology Aims to Prevent Newborn Deaths in Africa

New York, N.Y.  An internship at a hospital in Malawi was an eye-opening experience for Sonia Sosa.“Sometimes, there are tons of babies, and there are not that many nurses, so they’re understaffed. It was really hard to work there, but then it also challenged me to really go back and work really hard to be able […]

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Cubans Cheer as Internet Goes Nationwide for Day

Havana, Cuba. Cuba’s government said it provided free internet to the Communist-run island’s more than 5 million cellphone users on Tuesday, in an eight-hour test before it launches sales of the service. Cuba is one of the Western Hemisphere’s least connected countries. State-run telecommunications monopoly ETECSA announced the trial, with Tuesday marking the first time internet […]

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LottoGopher Sets ‘Site’ on Making Californians Millionaires

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Spring break and summer travel planning season is here, as throngs of people ready themselves for some well-earned, greatly needed R&R to reboot and recharge their proverbial batteries and generally connect on a meaningful and relaxed level with those they enjoy. However, with recent reports indicating that “the average vacation costs $1,145 per person (or $4,580 for […]

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How Anyone Can Be an Influencer

Each day there are billions of people who use the Internet, and most are being influenced by others in one way or another. Many even seek that influence, especially when it comes to making purchases. In fact, according to the Pew Research Center, 82% of U.S. adults say they have checked out online reviews and […]

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Gotta-Get Extras for iPhone X

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With Streetinsider.com recently reporting that Apple sold an estimated 6 million iPhone X units this past Black Friday weekend alone, as calculated by an analyst with Rosenblatt Securities, and with untold millions more sure to sell throughout the holiday season, it’s clear the marketplace is embracing this new iPhone iteration. In fact, the analyst firm is so optimistic […]

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7 Apps to Earn Extra Cash for the Holidays (and Beyond)

Amid the holiday season where budgets feel squeezed and pinched to the max, there’s help in the form of cash-inducing apps! To help make the gift giving gauntlet easier on the bank account, here are 7 apps that could help you earn a few extra bucks this season…and have some fun and even get healthy in […]

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‘Digital Democracy’ Turns Average Citizens into Influencers in Africa

New York, N.Y. From cashless payments to smartphone apps offering everything from taxis to take-out food – Africa’s digital revolution is gathering pace as average citizens take an active role in public discourse. “You’re seeing a lot of the people changing the way they live their lives,” says Maria Sarungi, founder of the #ChangeTanzania platform. “And […]

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Personal Photos & Videos ‘Go Hollywood’ with UrLife Mini-Movies

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People have always snapped photos on vacation, but the proliferation of smartphones has ushered in dramatic changes in the way we capture those photos and the myriad of ways the images can be utilized. Given forecasts that fully 2.53 billion people will own a smartphone by 2018, more and more vacationers will be capturing those […]

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Conversation Marketing Hacks: 8 Ways to ‘Speak Human’ and Change the Game

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Why Every CSI Buff Should Put Alcatraz East Crime Museum on their Fall To-Do List

Palestinians File War Crimes Claim Over West Bank Hamlet

New W.H.O. Study: 800,000 People Commit Suicide Every Year

Creating Reasons to Live: Overcoming Gay-Bashing and Ebola in Africa