developing world

Why private companies should stop giving money for good causes

Why private companies should stop giving money for good causes

"Doing well by doing good" works for companies, but not as well for the public.
Bill Gates says climate change is a threat to development because it leads to war

Bill Gates says climate change is a threat to development because it leads to war

A warming climate, Bill Gates told Quartz, can spark reactions that lead to war.
Should India worry about deepfakes affecting the upcoming election?

Should India worry about deepfakes affecting the upcoming election?

They are now setting off alarm bells globally.
Luke Perry’s death reminds us stroke is a leading killer

Luke Perry’s death reminds us stroke is a leading killer

Stroke kills 6 million annually, and there is very little the healthcare industry can do about it.
Maps show how Bengaluru is expanding way too quickly for its residents

Maps show how Bengaluru is expanding way too quickly for its residents

The home of India’s tech industry is growing rapidly. But basic government services have yet to catch up. While most people in the southern Indian…

Instagram Lite quietly launches to find a billion more users abroad

Instagram’s future growth depends on the developing world, so it’s built a version of its app just for them. “Instagram Lite” for Android appeared today in the Google Play App Store without any
Uber Launched a Slimmed Down App in India Today

Uber Launched a Slimmed Down App in India Today

Uber hopes the pared down Android app will aid its growth in developing markets.
Uber Launched a Slimmed Down App in India Today

Uber Launched a Slimmed Down App in India Today

Uber hopes the pared down Android app will aid its growth in developing markets.

Element wants to give identity to the whole world, raising $12M Series A

Who are you? That’s both an existential question, and also a very practical administrative concern. Today, identity is often exchanged through the use of government ID cards and official paperwork,
Instagram Stories adds no-frills photo-only posting from mobile web

Instagram Stories adds no-frills photo-only posting from mobile web

Instagram really wants the developing world on Stories. They won’t be able to use Instagram’s augmented reality masks or share videos, but starting today mobile web users can post to Instagram
New Device Pulls Drinking Water from the Air, Using Only Solar Energy

New Device Pulls Drinking Water from the Air, Using Only Solar Energy

Making clean water more accessible could unleash economic growth in the developing world.
New Device Pulls Drinking Water from the Air, Using Only Solar Energy

New Device Pulls Drinking Water from the Air, Using Only Solar Energy

Making clean water more accessible could unleash economic growth in the developing world.