Workers in Vietnam lived inside factories to keep Samsung’s products on shelves during the pandemic
As Covid-19 threatened the tech supply chain, some companies, including Apple suppliers, went to extreme lengths to keep their products flowing.
Africa’s first e-currency is off to a shaky start in Nigeria
Senior officials from Nigeria’s central bank and presidency privately shared doubts with Rest of World about the need for the eNaira.
Facebook is bad at moderating in English. In Arabic, it’s a disaster.
The platform must work with communities on the ground to design policies on moderation and be fully transparent about them.
Mailchimp temporarily banned Cuban media outlets
Though the accounts were eventually restored, the episode showed how the U.S. embargo can do Cuba’s censorship for it.
Singapore’s tech-utopia dream is turning into a surveillance state nightmare
In the “smart nation,” robot dogs enforce social distancing and flying taxis are just over the horizon. The reality is very different.
Instagram impacts teen mental health in the West. What about everywhere else?
The Facebook Papers reveal scant research on the effect of social media on teens in the Global South.