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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

Google launches Holocaust archival project

Jan 26, 2011
Today is International Holocaust Remembrance Day, and to mark the occasion this year, Google has launched a project with Israel's national...
Posted In: Google, search, 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

Fake Nigerian princes aren't all bad, maybe they're just bored

Jan 25, 2011
That's what Nigerian internet entrepreneur Oo Nwoye is saying in a recent blog post. She says the people trying to pull those email scams are not...
Posted In: business, email, scams, security, world

Facebook offers critical tool for people in Tunisia, and the Tunisian government steals their passwords

Jan 24, 2011
The Atlantic writes today about what Facebook has meant to protesters and how authorities have been messing with people's info on the site. In all...
Posted In: Facebook, privacy, security, world

Hacker storefront freaks people out

Jan 24, 2011
There are some screen shots going around about a supposed storefront where you can buy hacked access to a whole host of .gov, .mil, and .edu sites....
Posted In: government, hacking, military, privacy, world

Google Translate

Jan 13, 2011
The tech world is kind of buzzing right now about a Google app available on Android phones. It's the latest version of Google Translate, a program...
Posted In: android, apps, gadgets, Google, Web Culture, world

PC growth slowing, market getting eaten by tablets

Jan 13, 2011
We kind of knew this anecdotally for some time but now there are some numbers to go along with it. PCs are still getting more popular as more and...
Posted In: apple, business, gadgets, PC, tablets, world

THE TRASHMASTER: an 88-minute film made from Grand Theft Auto IV

Jan 11, 2011
So this French guy, Mathieu Weschler, spent two years playing Grand Theft Auto IV on a PC, saving clips of himself playing it, and turning those...
Posted In: games, GTA, movies, Web Culture, world

Groupon gets a bunch of money, goes on a buying spree

Jan 11, 2011
The shopping site Groupon is getting big. They received nearly a billion dollars in new investment and promptly bought up three companies in India,...
Posted In: business, groupon, social media, Web Culture, world

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