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December 11, 2014
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Fighting Air Pollution in China with Social Media

Study shows limits of ‘liberation technology’ in advancing change COLUMBUS, Ohio – The serious air pollution problem in China has attracted the attention of online activists who want the government to take action, but their advocacy has had only limited … Continue reading

February 6, 2014
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IBM Brings Watson to Africa

$100M “Project Lucy” Initiative Heralds New Era of Data-Driven Development LAGOS and NAIROBI – 06 Feb 2014: IBM has launched a 10-year initiative to bring Watson and other cognitive systems to Africa in a bid to fuel development and spur … Continue reading

January 27, 2014
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IBM Study Identifies How African Businesses Can Overcome the Technology Adoption Gap

Research reveals common challenges preventing IT progress in Africa recommends steps to overcome technology roadblocks Nairobi, Kenya – 27 Jan 2014: IBM IBM today announced the results of a new study entitled ‘Setting the pace in Africa: How IT leaders … Continue reading

November 4, 2013
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U.S. policy should encourage highly skilled, foreign Ph.D. students to stay, CU-led study finds

Attracting more talented foreign students to study at U.S. universities and encouraging them to launch entrepreneurial ventures here could help “revitalize innovation and economic growth” in this country, a trio of economists led by University of Colorado Boulder Professor Keith … Continue reading

October 8, 2013
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Despite growth reports, Africa mired in poverty

Despite continued reports of economic growth in Africa, much of the continent remains wracked by poverty, with roughly one in five citizens saying they frequently lack food, clean water and medical care, according to the largest survey of African citizens. … Continue reading

January 7, 2013
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An Interview with Dr. Russ Glenn: ‘China as Superpower’

Dr. Russ Glenn is a lecturer at the Leiden Institute for Area Studies at Leiden University. He focuses on Chinese politics and international relations. Prior to Leiden he completed his PhD at the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies … Continue reading

November 29, 2012
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IBM Opens Advanced Analytics Center in Columbus, Ohio

New Center to Foster Economic Competitiveness in the U.S., Create 500 Jobs Aligned to New Markets for Watson, Smarter Commerce and Social Business Client COLUMBUS, OHIO – 29 Nov 2012: IBM today announced it will establish a new analytics center … Continue reading

June 26, 2012
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Modern Defense

First UD student successfully defends doctoral dissertation via Skype Samuel Mathey, a graduate student in the Department of Economics at the University of Delaware, has become the first doctoral student in the Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics to … Continue reading