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Bill Gates looks back at ‘The Road Ahead’ after 25 years and some hit-and-miss tech predictions

Bill Gates is spending plenty of time these days looking forward to the solutions that will get us out of the COVID-19 pandemic or begin to address climate change meaningfully.On Tuesday, he looked ba

Dr. Dre, Nick Cannon Host Feed Your City Event in Compton

Play video content Exclusive TMZ.The Feed Your City Event is 10-events strong, and it was held in numerous U.Compton, where Dr.Dre, music industry icon Tony Draper and retired NBA star Ricky Davis spo

Portland Clean Energy Fund Aims For Climate Justice : NPR

Xochitl Garnica with the Raceme Farm Collective, which wants to add a greenhouse and solar powered lighting.toggle caption Cassandra Profita/OPB Xochitl Garnica with the Raceme Farm Collective, which

Democratic Republic of the Congo declares the end to its 11th Ebola outbreak

'It wasn't easy, but we've done it!' tweeted Dr.The Equateur outbreak posed a massive logistical challenge for health and aid workers from WHO, local groups, and government agencies.Not only did it co

COVID tracking program can’t trace 80% of infections in New York City

A technician labels COVID-19 tests that were administered to Marines assigned to Marine Rotational Force–Darwin at Royal Australian Air Force Base Darwin in the Northern Territory, Australia, June 1

Marcus Rashford launches book club for kids to promote literacy

Marcus Rashford is a true inspiration.Rashford is partnering with publisher Macmillan Children’s Books to promote reading and literacy to children across the UK.'I only started reading at 17, and it

Techfugees non-profit brings on new CEO to engage tech industry with refugee issues – TechCrunch

Techfugees, the global non-profit which advocates the use of technology to aid refugees and displaced people, has appointed tech entrepreneur and Raj Burman as its new CEO.Burman succeeds Josephine Go

Tyler Perry’s speech at the PCAs had us all in tears

After the worker he hired seemed to be getting nowhere digging deep enough to find water, Perry was ready to give up.But the worker was persistent, and shortly afterward, he hit an abundant spring of

Etherisc to offer blockchain-based crop insurance to Kenyan farmers

Today the Chainlink Community Grant program announced funding for a low-cost insurance collaboration between Etherisc, a decentralized insurance protocol, and ACRE Africa, a microinsurance issuer focu

The CoronaVirusFacts Alliance gets a global showcase at the Paris Peace Forum

The CoronaVirusFacts Alliance, a collection of 99 fact-checking organizations from over 70 countries that produced over 9,000 COVID-19 fact-checks in 43 different languages, received  global recogni

Total user numbers up 55% in just six weeks

While many decentralized finance (DeFi) tokens suffered heavy losses last month — prompting hastily written obituaries about the DeFi “bubble” — metrics measuring user activity saw sustained s

‘Mitra’ the robot is helping India’s Covid patients

Bangalore-based Invento Robotics has designed three robots to carry out tasks ranging from disinfecting surfaces to answering patient questions and enabling video consultations with doctors.Mitra can