Infringement on press freedom? Digital readers should focus on the news, not on the lawsuits

June 10, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Larger-than-life personalities, their motives, and not-so-hidden agenda can obscure the news from what is merely sensational.


Beyond a trend: Understanding the impact of the internet on the digital divide

June 08, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Steve Jobs was right when he said that people, sooner or later, will be compelled to connect to the internet in one way or another.


World Press Freedom Day: A celebration and a continuous battle for real freedom

May 31, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

World Press Freedom Day remains an important day for journalists across the globe as there are still countries where obtaining total journalistic liberty is far from reality.


The up and downside of making AI and bots ‘more human’

May 24, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Recent advancements in technology hint a future no longer just dominated by smartphones and ultra-fast Internet as tech companies envision a world powered by artificial intelligence and bots.


Medical marijuana research constrained by NIDA’s weed monopoly

May 11, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

There have been conspiracy claims over Ole Miss’s marijuana monopoly for over 40 years and it is pointed at these government agencies, DEA, FDA, and NIDA, who are all suspected to be working together to suppress cannabis research by maintaining a monopoly of supply for research purposes.


Connecting the poor: The challenges of delivering universal digital connectivity and financial inclusion

May 06, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Insights from McKinsey revealed that there will be an additional 500 to 900 million people forecast to go online by 2017. Still, at that rate, 4.2 billion people remain offline.


Female celebrities building their own marijuana business

May 06, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Thirty-six percent of all leaders in this still-nascent niche are women. In fact, a big chunk of high-level positions at cannabis-focused testing labs and processing firms are held by them, as only 27 percent of these are filled by men.


Latin American countries turn to marijuana legalization to win war on drugs

May 04, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Mexico remains to be the top producer of marijuana in Latin America while Chile has opened the biggest medical marijuana farm. Uruguay and Colombia signed into law, the decriminalization of marijuana use.


Facebook’s F8 conference confirmed tech journalists’ speculations

April 28, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

It was Facebook’s silence over its upcoming F8 developer conference in San Francisco that encouraged tech journalists across the Web to share their own speculations on what Zuckerberg and his team might reveal on its flagship product.


DEA to decide cannabis rescheduling in July while Sanders pushes for descheduling

April 27, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Discussions on legalizing marijuana are taking quite a stir in the United States, especially now with the Presidential elections underway.