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Laurence Cruz

Laurence Cruz

Laurence Cruz is a freelance writer based in Los Angeles. A UK transplant, he has worked as a reporter with The Associated Press in Seattle and as an environmental reporter for The Statesman Journal in Salem, Oregon. He has a BA in English from Oxford and an MA in Communications from Washington State University.


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World's Biggest ID Scheme Rollout
11/24/2014 India's massive, cutting-edge biometric system, aka UIDAI, is helping to bring India's poor out of the technological dark ages.
Kairos Global Summit Brings Together Young Entrepreneurs and Industry Leaders
11/06/2014 Cisco aims to cultivate top talent and accelerate innovation in Internet of Things and other areas of strategic importance through engagement with startups.
Ebola Crisis: Digital Disease Detection Systems Join the Fight
10/28/2014 From web application hybrids to computer models that tap cell phone and flight records, researchers are bringing a wealth of new digital tools to the battle against Ebola.
London Underground Turns to Internet of Things to Increase Efficiency
08/11/2014 Data from sensors in the aging transport system could boost operational efficiency by 30 percent over three years.
Fiber Networks: A Catalyst for Next-Generation Apps and Services?
07/14/2014 Networks of the future may usher in bandwidth-intensive apps that can boost innovation, entrepreneurship and quality of life.
Cloud Set to Burst in India
06/16/2014 With its low barriers to entry and ability to handle large numbers of customers, cloud computing is enticing many of the country's 50 million startups and small businesses.
Startup Fever Spreads Among Bangalore's Tech-Savvy Millennials
05/18/2014 Although most tech startups still focus on services, a new trend puts products and innovation center stage.
After Fukushima: Crowd-Sourcing Initiative Sets Radiation Data Free
03/04/2014 Internet entrepreneurs have created a global sensor network for collecting and sharing radiation measurements to empower people with data about their environments.
Could "Her" Happen to You?
02/10/2014 We take a look at what the ultimate virtual assistant might look like in the future, and how close a new movie is coming to reality.
Digitizing Disaster: Red Cross Taps Online Mapmakers to Help the Philippines
12/02/2013 In the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, a massive open source mapping effort is helping relief workers on the ground.
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