Today a Chinese state-run newspaper appeared to confirm that dead prisoners supplied almost two-thirds of the human organs used in transplants in China. The World's Mary Kay Magistad has the story from Beijing.
A British opposition politician has criticized his government's record on crime. And he did it by comparing some British cities to what you would see on the American TV drama, ï¿½The Wire.ï¿½ Anchor Jeb Sharp has details.
The new generation of Internet scams is harder to spot. The Takeaway is joined by Ryan LaBarge, who was nearly taken by a scam on craigslist, Jacqui Cheng of Ars Technica, and Amir Orad, executive vice president of Actimize.
Cybercrime is on the rise and botnets are largely to blame. Botnets are large groups of computers that spew out spam, worms and viruses. The trouble is that international law can't keep up with the technology. Correspondent Cyrus Farivar reports.
Rebecca Henschke reports that Indonesians are frustrated and angry over last month's terrorist attacks in the capital. They want the world to know that the terrorists who carried out the attacks do not represent the true face of their nation.
WiMax, the super high speed wireless internet network is spreading throughout Baltimore. Sam Grobart and Peter Wayner, both of The New York Times, talk to The Takeaway about the pros and cons of the new wireless.
The American troops in Afghanistan's Helmand province are employing some new military technology in their counter-insurgency efforts. The World's Aaron Schachter reports on two examples of the updated technology.
The westernmost point on the African continent is Pointe des Almadies, Senegal. It's within walking distance of the Senegalese capital Dakar. Senegal is one of 44 countries where Google has made walking directions available.
A train derailment in Maryland this week severely affected internet access at the US military base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Tim Stronge of the market research firm Telegeography.