Microsoft partners with the UN to track human rights abuses
The UN is looking into new ways to use big data.
E-waste levels are surging in Asia
The volume of gadget garbage surged almost two thirds in just 5 years.
Canada-led effort would require more locally-made digital media
Governments could force services like Netflix to produce more homegrown videos.
Sierra Nevada is taking the United Nations to space in 2021
It's the UN Office for Outer Space Affairs' first actual mission.
UN rights council condemns the disruption of internet access
The resolution is non-binding, but it sends a strong message.
Commercial aircraft get their first global emissions standard
Airliners and similar planes will have to clean up starting in 2020.
UN group says Assange should be allowed to walk free
The UK government says it "changes nothing," however.
Iran shuts down most of its nuclear program
It's paying a technological price to get sanctions lifted.
Final climate change deal keeps emissions in check, if it sticks
The final UN draft would lower greenhouse gases, but soft legal requirements could steal its thunder.