technology

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Nations rally to fight global ransomware threat

The United States is partnering with numerous countries to disrupt ransomware incidents, which threaten infrastructure and the economy.
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Meet 4 education ‘changemakers’ in Africa

These young African innovators are improving the quality of education in their communities with apps and games that make learning fun.
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5 experiments aboard the International Space Station

Read about some of the experiments aboard the International Space Station, including one that attempts to understand fires on Earth.
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Solar power is the future of American energy

The U.S. Department of Energy's 2021 "Solar Futures Study" found that solar power could constitute up to 45% of the nation's energy by 2050.
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U.S. and EU partner on global trade and technological innovation

Representatives from the United States and the EU met to discuss global trade and economic opportunities for all.
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Celebrating the 2021 MacArthur ‘genius grant’ innovators [video]

The MacArthur Foundation announced the winners of its annual "genius grants." Read about how the winners are using their creativity.
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Bringing Silicon Valley to the children of nearby farm workers

Learn about a teenage tech dynamo who is bringing coding to the children of farm workers in the "salad bowl of the world."
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U.S. and EU seek to protect future innovation

The new U.S.-EU Trade and Technology Council will seek to ensure that emerging technologies benefit the world rather than enable repression.
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TechWomen and TechGirls learn to succeed together

The State Department's TechWomen and TechGirls programs give participants the confidence and skills to pursue their STEM dreams and help others in turn.