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Hailo app proves a virtuous circle for London's black-taxi drivers

A low-key meeting of a few cabbies and entrepreneurs in 2010 gave rise to an app that has now spread to Toronto and Tokyo<p>To anyone passing, the meeting of six men might have seemed incongruous amid the normal hustle and bustle of a busy central London cafe, with customers tucking into full-English …

74-Year-Old Plans to Run 100th Marathon in Boston

A 74-year-old man plans to run his 100th marathon in Boston to honor the victims of last year's bombing.<p>Richard Wallen, from Flushing, Mich., is a …

How US libraries are becoming community problem solvers

From Obamacare to getting kids reading, libraries have a bigger part to play in local communities than ever before<p>As a librarian, it'll probably be no surprise that I like to do my homework. I've followed conversations about the future of UK public libraries with a mixture of interest and …

NSA chief's legacy is shaped by big data, for better and worse

FT. MEADE, Md. — In nearly nine years as head of the nation's largest intelligence agency, Gen. Keith Alexander presided over a vast expansion of digital spying, acquiring information in a volume his predecessors would have found unimaginable.<p>In Iraq, for example, the<p>National Security Agencywent …

Facebook aims to connect the world with 'drones, satellites and lasers'

Following the hubbub of its recent acquisition of virtual reality firm Oculus VR, Facebook has just announced something slightly more altruistic: a team dedicated to bringing basic internet access to everyone in the world. Simply dubbed the Connectivity Lab, the crew is a result of Internet.org, a …