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Google Street View Trike images revealed

Mar 1, 2011
Tricycles: they're not just for toddlers unable to ride bikes anymore. For a while now, Google has employed a set of cameras mounted to three...
Posted In: Google, search, street view, trikes, Web Culture, world

U.S. puts Chinese search engine on "notorious" list

Mar 1, 2011
The U.S. Trade Representative's office released a list Monday of "notorious markets" for counterfeit goods. At the top, China's search engine Baidu...
Posted In: China, Congress, government, Law, security, world

Groupon expands into China

Feb 28, 2011
Groupon has opened a site called GaoPeng.com in China, bringing their approach to the group buying model to China (and the Chinese market) for the...
Posted In: business, China, groupon, Web Culture, world

Robots will try to solve mystery of plane crash

Feb 25, 2011
Air France flight 447 left Rio May 31, 2009. It was headed for Paris. But, just a few hours after the plane took off, as it was flying over the...
Posted In: gadgets, robots, world

LinkedIn blocked in China

Feb 25, 2011
Really, China? Blocking the most square and businesslike social networking site in the world? The official social networking site of everyone's dad...
Posted In: China, government, linkedin, policy, privacy, search, social media, world

Google Maps map of protests in Libya

Feb 23, 2011
Wired writes about a Twitter activist from Iran, Arasmus, who's put together a Google Maps map that locates reports about "gunfire, killings,...
Posted In: google maps, Libya, world

Justice and FTC looking into Apple's new policy

Feb 18, 2011
The Wall Street Journal reports that the government is very interested in Apple's new policy pertaining to publishers and app developers. It's...
Posted In: apple, apps, business, EU, European Union, world

Nokia has a plan for prosperity and it just might work

Feb 16, 2011
A lot of people, your humble blogger included, have been dubious about the pairing of Nokia and Microsoft venturing into the smartphone ecosystem...
Posted In: business, manufacturing, Microsoft, nokia, world

Apple goes to Foxconn, finds problems

Feb 15, 2011
Apple has just issued a report of auditing trips it made to China in 2010 to inspect conditions at its manufacturing plants, including Foxconn....
Posted In: apple, China, Foxconn, gadgets, manufacturing, world

Clinton announces new Internet freedom policy

Feb 15, 2011
Secretary of State Hilary Clinton will speak at George Washington University today about Internet freedom. The New York Times reports she's...
Posted In: Clinton, government, Law, policy, privacy, security, state department, world

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