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What’s the Buzzfeed? The UK prime minister is about to find out
After snubbing UK broadcasters, David Cameron agrees to a beer with the online empire.
Why 3G might be the best thing that's happened to Ukraine this year
It’s a telecom gift to a country in need, even if much of the world is moving on to 4 or 5G.
None of these things work anymore in Crimea
It’s been downhill ever since Russia annexed the Black Sea peninsula last March.
7 natural wonders that humans could destroy within a generation
Unless things change, say good-bye to the Great Barrier Reef.
These maps show you how many people are online in the world
Scandinavia is crushing it while developing nations fall behind.
US penetrated N. Korea computer systems in 2010
Hidden US software provided an 'early warning radar' that Pyongyang was behind the Sony hack, according to the New York Times.
These countries are for freedom of speech in France but not at home
It's a bit of the 'pot calling the kettle black,' wouldn't you say?
Is Ecuador’s ‘anti-imperialist’ president using US copyright law to censor online critics?
That's what rights groups accuse him of, after dubious complaints have prompted Twitter, Facebook and YouTube to take down posts criticizing Rafael Correa’s government.
Robots, not immigrants, could take half of German jobs
As right-wing protesters march against immigration, industry looks to machines, hoping robots will add at least as many jobs as they take away.
N. Korea calls Obama 'monkey,' blames US for blackout
The isolated dictatorship threatened the US with 'inescapable deadly blows.'
Europe's 'supergrid' ambitions show how hard it is to shift to renewable energy
As international negotiators in Lima struggle to set emissions targets, battles in the EU are highlighting trouble ahead for the next phase of tackling climate change.
The BBC switched to robotic cameras to save money. Maybe that wasn’t a good idea (VIDEO)
But it is hilarious.
How to foil spies in the Snowden era
From typewriters to quantum cryptography, governments are exploring old and new ways of keeping information secret.
If you build an innovation hub in Siberia, will they come?
Russia wants to boost its lagging economy by developing its tech industry, but attracting the key ingredient — people — may be the most difficult part.
How the Taliban and a cow prove Afghanistan loves social media
Read on, you'll see why.
Get ready for city living, whether you like it or not
Q&A: When you ask a leading architect to predict the future, this is what it looks like.
Tinder not working for you? A German website may have an alternative
Kaufmich.com is promising a free market for prostitution.
Vietnam's dog thieves now resort to homemade tasers to catch their prey
Though grilled canine is sold legally in roadside stalls, dog snatchers are deeply reviled.
This weekend, Hungarians threw computer parts at government buildings
Don't mess with net neutrality.
5 ways drones are making the world a better place (without killing anyone)
Drones are used for killing, but many are also making the world a better place.
This celebrity scientist wants Germans to stop recycling. Here's why
Eco-warrior turned chemist Michael Braungart is trying to kickstart a new industrial revolution.
This chart shows how incredibly cheap India's mission to Mars was
It cost India less to go to Mars than it cost to make the movie 'Gravity.'
This new hyperrealistic graphics engine will change the world ... if it's real
Or it could just end up benefiting the US military industrial complex.
This is how companies should commemorate the anniversary of 9/11
Don’t do it.
Mexico's Peña Nieto hopes for a galactic legacy with this Norman Foster airport
Plans for a six-runway airport with a space-age design could leave Mexico’s president with a major legacy — or a major headache.
The trial of the Pirate Bay founder is as salacious as you'd expect
The prosecution has gone straight to attacking Gottfrid Svartholm Warg's character. And really it seems kind of desperate.
Vietnam jails bloggers so much it rivals China ...
… and yet they keep speaking out.
These ladies love the Israel Defense Forces this much
Sacrificing midriff for country.
The US plans to hand over its internet oversight role
An already-tangled internet governance system looks to be getting more complicated, and some fear without US oversight the internet, and its censorship, could fall into authoritari