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The flat-packed building kit from Aleutia, a British tech company, includes computers preloaded with educational resources.
Sociologist Deborah Lupton says the growing use of health tracking technology is conditioning society to reveal more personal information about themselves, often giving it to corporations interested only in turning a profit.
Regional leaders appear to have clinched a deal between feuding military factions and restored the rule of civilian President Michel Kafando ahead of presidential elections due next month.
The time to try Nazi war criminals is running short, as many are dying or ill from old age.
A New Hampshire library's experiment to support the Tor browser initially alarmed an official within the state's Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.
Farmers are switching to hardy orange sweet potato to cope with drought and improve food security.
Sandy Phan-Gillis has been held in China since March, according to her husband. It is not clear whether any formal charges have been filed against her.
Pro-government troops have taken control of key parts of the capital. Regional leaders are also ramping up negotiations.
Microsoft's general counsel says the tech giant went to court to block Justice Department access to data stored in Ireland because the request is 'fundamentally at odds with traditional respect for privacy and limitations on government powers.'
Ethnic minorities in Nepal are protesting the constitution put into effect on Sunday, but their Indian neighbors to the south are equally worried.