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In a fact-challenged era, will public access to federal data be the next casualty?

Since taking office, the Trump administration has made a series of moves that have alarmed groups with a stake in open public information: historians, librarians, journalists, climate scientists, internet activists, to name a few. Some are so concerned that they have thrown themselves into “data rescue” sessions, where they spend their weekends downloading and archiving federal databases they fear could soon be taken down or obscured.

Technology

Why mobile payment technology is leap-frogging in Latin America

YellowPepper, a Miami-based tech company, is undergoing a growth spurt, recently deploying its mobile payments technology in Colombia, Ecuador and Mexico and looking to expand to other Latin American countries. To further power that growth, Volta Global, run by emerging markets specialist Marko Dimitrijević, recently became an investor in YellowPepper.

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