How developing countries weave social safety nets

SOUP kitchens serve the needy for free; restaurants serve the hungry for money. In parts of South Asia, eateries near mosques sometimes fall into a third category. They feed the poor sitting patiently outside, whenever a pious or charitable passer-by …

$15m is available to solve a burning problem

THE X Prize foundation, based near Los Angeles, exists to encourage particular innovations that might be useful but from which conventional financial backers are likely to shy away. Previous X Prizes have been awarded for feats such as flying a …

Skrumble Network: Solving the Data Ownership Crisis

With everything happening right now with the massive 87 million Facebook user data leak, Telegram being banned in multiple countries like Russia and Iran and also being hacked, a back door being found in WhatsApp’s encrypted group chats, and WeChat …