Some of the largest tech companies in the world have teamed up to make data portability a little easier. The initiative is called the Data Transfer Project, and the likes of Google, Twitter, Microsoft, and Facebook are all on board.
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Over 1.1 billion people have no access to electricity worldwide. Instead, they rely on kerosene lamps, candles, and inefficient cookstoves, which by themselves cause health and environmental problems. In Africa, alone, around 600 million people are left in the dark. Yet, for many people where basic amenities are hard to come by, how can services reach them to provide the electricity they need? Thankfully, Africa has an abundant resource that can be taken advantage of: sunlight. As a result, companies are stepping up to give millions of people something that so many of us take for granted. Through pay-as-you-go (PAYG)… This story continues at The Next Web
KUALA LUMPUR (July 20): Malaysia will release on July 30 a long-awaited report into the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, the transport minister said on Friday.
In May, Malaysia called off a privately-funded underwater search for the aircraft, which became one of the world's greatest aviation mysteries when it vanished with 239 aboard en route to Beijing from Kuala Lumpur on March 8, 2014.
The investigation team would brief families of those aboard on the report at the transport ministry on July 30, said the minister, Anthony Loke.