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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.

The future of research in Free/Open Source Software development

Free/Open Source Software (FOSS) development is not the same an Software Engineering (SE). Why this is so is unclear and open to various interpretations. Both address the challenges of developing large software systems, but the development processes, work practices, and project forms differ significantly and in interesting ways according to recent empirical studies.