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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Ransomware attacks: Not if, but when, agencies say

By , Globe Staff

City and state agencies are being hammered by ransomware attacks that have crippled public services and cost taxpayers millions. So far, Massachusetts has been spared the devastation.

How Massachusetts made the Apollo 11 moon landing possible

By , Globe Staff

The skill and diligence of hundreds of Mass. workers enabled the US to fulfill President John F. Kennedy’s pledge to put a man on the moon in less than 10 years.


For keeping kids safe online, there are plenty of tools

By , Globe Staff

Parental control systems can automatically limit screen time and filter out the worst online trash. There’s plenty of tools to choose from, and quite a few are free.

Verizon debuts super-fast 5G wireless service in Providence

By , Globe Staff

In some parts of the city, users will be able to download feature-length movies in a few seconds.