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Hiawatha Bray

Bray is a technology writer for the Business section. He has contributed to a number of newspapers and magazines including Wired, Fast Company and Black Enterprise. He received an Overseas Press Club award for his series on the Internet in Africa.

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Hiawatha Bray | Tech Lab

How Facebook plans to change your mind

By , Globe Staff

Mark Zuckerberg thinks we need to improve our relationships — starting online at his social media creation.

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Will Apple’s battery bombshell drain smartphone sales?

By , Globe Staff

Remember when people lined up at Apple stores for new iPhones? These days, the crowds are back, but to get their their used phones a new lease on life.

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Apple is testing customers’ trust with secrecy about slowing older iPhones

By , Globe Staff

What bothers me isn’t the trivial slowdown; it’s the fact that I learned about it through some dedicated smartphone geeks, rather than from Apple.

hiawatha bray | tech lab

The software that runs our lives can be bigoted and unfair. But we can fix it

By , Globe Staff

Automated decision systems are in wide use. But what if the computer relied on data that was tilted against certain races or nations of origin?