Weekly Wrap-Up, October 10, 2014

The other side of the story: The report that 50 percent of the world’s population will be online by 2017 means that 4.4 billion people

are still not online. As Peter Wade reports for Fast Company, much of this population consists in poor, older women who live in rural areas.

Is the telemedicine industry expanding? Insurance company Anthem Blue Cross Shield now covers virtual visits to your doctor.

Umang Gupta contends that education technology really will be able to change the K-12 landscape in the United States.

With help from Digital Promise, Rancho Minerva Middle School in Vista, California is rolling out a program that provides iPads to every student.

Representative Henry Waxman (D-CA) proposes a “hybrid” net neutrality solution to the FCC. Some argue, though that the solution doesn’t succeed in eliminating all the problems at hand.

Eight of the 10 countries with the least Internet availability are located in sub-Saharan Africa. Experts suggest legal and regulatory approaches to increasing broadband adoption.

Writing for the Stanford Social Innovation Review, Simon Morfit explores what corporate social responsibility means for the tech sector.