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SMS voting monitor for Sudan

Dec 13, 2010
People in Southern Sudan will vote next month on whether to become its own, independent country, and things are getting tense. Fareed Zein, who was...
Posted In: government, Law, sms, text messages, world

Reuters gets four anonymous sources on iPad 2

Dec 10, 2010
I'll keep saying it to make sure everyone hears me: if you buy an iPad right now, you are a sucker. If you're happy with being a sucker, great,...
Posted In: android, apple, business, gadgets, iPad, world

Wikileaks backlash backlash backlash

Dec 10, 2010
Okay, follow me here. ...
Posted In: military, openleaks, Web Culture, wikileaks, world

Twitter partners with African telcoms to provide alternative to SMS

Dec 9, 2010
This is cool. Twitter has teamed up with MTN Cameroon, a mobile communications company in that country to provide a way to cut costs for messaging....
Posted In: sms, text messages, Twitter, Web Culture, world

European Telcoms want Google, Facebook, Apple to pay for more infrastructure

Dec 9, 2010
Interesting thought. They say that because so much new traffic is going through thanks to the iPhone and Android popularity and the crazy stupid...
Posted In: android, apple, business, EU, European Union, Facebook, Google, iPhone, Science, world

Going Green in Arabia

Dec 1, 2010
Green energy in the oil-heavy Middle East may seem like an oxymoron, but when a natural resource can only go so far, green technology finds its way...
Posted In: abu dhabi, manufacturing, masdar institute, renewable energy, Science, sustainable design, world

EU investigating Google for anti-trust

Nov 30, 2010
Google just can't seem to please Europe. If it's not Street View, it's anti-competitive practices. The European Union announced that it's...
Posted In: business, european union. eu, Google, Law, world

China was behind Google attacks, say Wikileaks leaks

Nov 29, 2010
251,287 US diplomatic cables were leaked in the latest round of Wikileaks documents and some of them point to China's politburo as being behind...
Posted In: China, Google, Law, privacy, wikileaks, world

Houses blurred by Google Street View in Germany get egged

Nov 23, 2010
Our pal and frequent guest on the show Danny Sullivan brought this story to our attention today. In Germany, you can choose to opt out of Google...
Posted In: eggs, Germany, Google, search, street view, Web Culture, world

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