MID-DAY UPDATE: Global wheat supply, the Suez Canal, and Atlanta's grease goldmine

Feb 1, 2011
As protests continue today in Egypt, the global business community focuses on spikes in oil and wheat prices. The World Bank says 30 million...
Posted In: alternative energy, Atlanta, Egypt, food prices, food riots, grease, mid-day update, Oil, oil price, protests, Suez Canal

Google and Twitter team up on Egyptian work around

Feb 1, 2011
If you can get to a phone in Egypt, you can send a tweet. That's thanks to a new system set up rather quickly by Twitter, Google, and SayNow (an...
Posted In: Egypt, Google, government, Twitter, world

MID-DAY UPDATE: Protests in Egypt, and the new iPad newspaper

Jan 31, 2011
The ongoing protests in Egypt have raised economic concerns worldwide. Moody's Investors Service has cut Egypt's credit rating and revised its...
Posted In: advertisements, apple, Economics, Egypt, fashion, global economics, iPad, kinect, mid-day update, Oil, Polyvore, protests, Rupert Murdock, Suez Canal, trading, Unemployment

Senator wants U.S. president to have kill switch power

Jan 31, 2011
Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) said on Friday she's going to re-introduce a bill that would give the President the power to shut off the internet....
Posted In: Egypt, government, kill switch, Law, security

Cell phone service restored for some in Egypt

Jan 30, 2011
Vodafone Saturday said it has restored cell phone services to its customers in Egypt following a two-day forced shut down of mobile and internet...
Posted In: cell phone, Egypt, Internet

Anonymous goes political, starts attacking Egyptian government

Jan 27, 2011
The Egyptian unrest has provided a real test case in how social media and web culture can be used in political hotspots. Now, Anonymous, the...
Posted In: anonymous, Egypt, government, security, world

Twitter says it was blocked in Egypt

Jan 26, 2011
There are anti-government protests happening in Egypt, as you know. People protesting the Mubarak regime, which has been in power for 30 years,...
Posted In: Egypt, government, social media, Twitter, world