A girls-only computer programing school in Herat is empowering girls to learn code as a way to change their lives. The girls have created a game centered around the opium crisis to raise awareness among the young.
Global complaints of Chinese trade policies have risen recently, and several countries are considering import taxes against the nation. In response, one of the China's largest solar suppliers announced plans on Tuesday to invest in manufacturing facilities in India.
Global initiatives seek to teach online skills to increase access to jobs and education. However, some experts debate how well these schemes reach those most in need since to work well users first have to be able to afford an internet connection.
On Tuesday, a group of parenting organizations and advocates sent a letter to Facebook urging it to end its new messaging app for kids. The app allows children under the age of 13 to chat using their parents accounts, but critics worry it exploits young users.
Due to concerns about the growing Chinese share of the wireless market the Trump administration says a nationalized wireless network would counter Chinese spying on US phones.
The Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) is seen over the sky near Rovaniemi in Lapland, Finland, Mar. 14.
As renewable energy becomes cheaper and more commercially used, unplugged communities in Asia, Africa, and other corners of the world will soon have to access to modern energy. Places in Mauritius and Rwanda are already outfitting homes with solar systems.
Scientists at Brigham Young University have harnessed nearly unseen airborne particles to project three-dimensional images into open space. The new technology produces sharper and more accurate displays than holograms.
The request by influential shareholders for Apple to help curb excessive digital media use among teens and Mark Zuckerberg's decision to revamp Facebook's newsfeed comes amid a growing discontent over the ways that technology platforms foster habit-forming behavior. Some companies, including Facebook, appear to be listening.
New technologies on the horizon will transform how we work and live.
Relying on venture capital, companies such as Lockheed Martin and Boom Technology aim to make supersonic jets that are fuel efficient and quiet enough to be used for business travel.
The social media giant is advancing its algorithms with face recognition text-to-audio software.
Tesla Inc has built a giant lithium-ion battery to supplement the power from wind farms. Tesla and the South Australian government hope this will provide more stability in the nation's often inconsistent power grid.
Tesla has unveiled an electric semi-truck that will go 500 miles on a single charge, have an autopilot system, and be capable of driving in convoy with autonomous technology.