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Most powerful women in technology industry have been sexually harassed

60% of senior women in the tech industry say they've experienced unwanted sexual advances at work, according to a new survey.

Transparency in Corporate Reporting: Assessing the Worlds Largest Telecommunications Companies 2015

With currently more than 7 billion mobile subscriptions worldwide and 3.2 billion internet users, the growth of the telecoms sector has enabled unprecedented opportunities for social and economic development. Unfortunately this impressive progress has not meant an end to the dangers of corrupt practices.

This is what happens when you reply to spam email

Suspicious emails: unclaimed insurance bonds, diamond-encrusted safe deposit boxes, close friends marooned in a foreign country. They pop up in our inboxes, and standard procedure is to delete on sight. But what happens when you reply? Follow along as writer and comedian James Veitch narrates a hilarious, weeks-long exchange with a spammer who offered to cut him in on a hot deal.

This Is How Visualizing Open Data Can Help Save Lives

Cities are increasingly releasing data that they can use to make life better for their residents online -- enabling journalists and researchers to better inform the public.

New Voices in Indonesias Open Government Journey

As a founding member of the Open Government Partnership, Indonesia has been vocal about embracing the potential of technology to bring information on spending and performance to the public, and to connect government workers with the people they serve.But the transition to new ways of working with technology is more than just a technical issue for government actors, and for citizens.

Can a computer write poetry?

If you read a poem and feel moved by it, but then find out it was actually written by a computer, would you feel differently about the experience? Would you think that the computer had expressed itself and been creative, or would you feel like you had fallen for a cheap trick?

Big data at Davos a year later, delivering innovation value

Last year, we spoke at Davos about Big Data. We were excited to explore the challenges and opportunities; especially in regards to the 2030 roadmap for the Global Goals (Sustainable Development Goals). So, a year on, has big data caught on?

Let's design social media that drives real change

Wael Ghonim helped touch off the Arab Spring in his home of Egypt ... by setting up a simple Facebook page. As he reveals, once the revolution spilled onto the streets, it turned from hopeful to messy, then ugly and heartbreaking. And social media followed suit. What was once a place for crowdsourcing, engaging and sharing became a polarized battleground.

How Tech Hubs are Helping to Drive Economic Growth in Africa

Digital technologies have spread rapidly. Digital dividendsthe broader development benefits from using these technologieshave not.

Standards Are Crucial to Successful Open Data Policies

Simple words can take on significantly different meanings to different people, and if a standard definition for these words is not set, collaboration is stifled by miscommunication.