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Wael Ghonim on 60 Minutes

Feb 14, 2011
The Google executive who disappeared in Egypt, was incarcerated by the government, and reemerged as a revolutionary leader gave an interview to...
Posted In: Egypt, Google, government, Law, social media, Web Culture, world

Internet freedom Tuesday

Feb 14, 2011
Secretary of State Clinton will speak tomorrow at George Washington University....
Posted In: Clinton, Egypt, government, Law, security, world

iPhone Nano?

Feb 11, 2011
It's not like a new Apple rumor emerges every day. Just every day ending in a y. Latest rumbling comes courtesy of Bloomberg, pointing to an...
Posted In: apple, business, China, India, iPhone, world

Three people involved in Wikileaks ask court not to force Twitter to give up information

Feb 9, 2011
Is Wikileaks a criminal conspiracy or a political discussion? That seems to be at the heart of a debate over whether Twitter should be forced to g...
Posted In: government, Law, privacy, wikileaks, world

Syria unblocks Facebook

Feb 8, 2011
The protests around the Middle East have apparently forced some concessions on internet openness in Syria. Recent planned protests in Syria failed...
Posted In: Facebook, social media, syria, world

U.S. military can put a country back online

Feb 7, 2011
In the event a government shuts down its country's internet again, the U.S. military has a way to force the country back online again. But,...
Posted In: military, wifi, world

Glasses-free 3D TV sales don't meet expectations of Toshiba

Feb 7, 2011
On the plus side, they easily surpass the expectations of anyone who has shocked that anyone would buy these things at all. Toshiba says it's sold...
Posted In: 3-d, Entertainment, gadgets, manufacturing, Sony, toshiba, tv, world

Countries with short web suffixes are making money

Feb 7, 2011
Commercials for the web hosting company GoDaddy are weird enough already (they try to be sexy but just end up hostile and confusing) (insert...
Posted In: business, domains, government, Law, world

Internet back on in Egypt

Feb 2, 2011
Reports are coming in that all major internet service providers are reconnected in Egypt and things are flowing once again. But the Washington Pos...
Posted In: Egypt, Google, government, Law, Twitter, world

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

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