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UN declares internet access a human right

Jun 6, 2011
This is a more important story than anything Apple or Nintendo announces. Apple will have a new product, it will succeed or it won't, lives will be...
Posted In: apple, Egypt, nintendo, syria, UN, United Nations

Internet shut off in Syria

Jun 3, 2011
That's the news as of a short time ago. The Syrian government says it has shut off all internet access across the country, including on 3G networks...
Posted In: Egypt, Internet, protests, syria, Tunisia

The Gold ATM Index

May 26, 2011
This morning, David Brancaccio reported on consumer confidence in Egypt, as well as in the region at large. He mentioned the Gold-To-Go ATM in A...
Posted In: ATM, david brancaccio, economy 4.0, Egypt, gold, middle east, UAE

Unlocking Egypt's Economic Future

May 25, 2011
Over the next month, while David Brancaccio is doing stories from Egypt and the United Arab Emirates, the Economy 4.0 blog will be looking at the...
Posted In: affordable housing, Ahmed Maher, Cairo, david brancaccio, economy 4.0, Egypt

Products to help block web access in the Middle East made in the U.S.

Mar 28, 2011
The Wall Street Journal writes today about U.S. companies that make web blocking and filtering software being used in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait...
Posted In: Egypt, government, privacy, security, syria, Tunisia, world

Egyptian stock market drops dramatically after reopening

Mar 23, 2011
This final note today. If you thought all the ups and downs of the Dow Jones the past couple of weeks have been wrenching, be glad you're not in ...
Posted In: Egypt

MID-DAY UPDATE: Egypt stock markets reopen, more water warnings in Tokyo

Mar 23, 2011
Tokyo health officials said today radiation levels are higher in the water supply there. Those officials are recommending people not give tap wat...
Posted In: billion, earthquake, Egypt, General Mills, Japan, mid-day update, mortgage, radiation, stocks, Tokyo, Toyota, tsunami, water

Global Network Initiative is withering on the vine

Mar 7, 2011
Three years ago, Google, Yahoo, and Microsoft signed on to a code of conduct designed to protect free speech and protect privacy online. The Global...
Posted In: Egypt, Facebook, Google, government, Microsoft, privacy, social media, Twitter, Web Culture, Yahoo

Words from the mother of modern Egyptian feminism

Mar 7, 2011
Dr. Nawal Al-Saadawi is 80. She went to Tahrir Square during the most violent period of clashes in late January, and was with the protesters until the resignation of Hosni Mubarak on Feb. 11, 2011.
Posted In: Egypt, Nawal Al-Saadawi

MID-DAY UPDATE: Oil prices concern consumers, HBO taps job-strapped market

Mar 3, 2011
Unrest in Libya continues, and as stranded workers wait to return to their countries, Britain and France have volunteered aircraft to evacuate...
Posted In: action figures, advertisements, Britain, Egypt, federal budget, Federal Reserve, France, gas prices, HBO, Libya, mid-day update, Oil, oil price, recession, refugees, television, toys, TV commercials, unrest

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