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After touring the canals of Venice and braving the Polar Bear capital of the world, you can now visit the ancient temple complex of Angkor Wat in Cambodia... virtually, that is. The armchair adventurer's best friend, Google Street View, now touts around 90,000 panoramic images of the vast 12th cen...

April 3rd 2014 at 8:13am 0 Comments
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LIDAR scanning has recently become cost-effective enough for archaeologists to use on large historical sites, and they're taking full advantage. A helicopter jaunt last year has revealed a massive urban site below the jungles near Angkor Wat in Cambodia that likely housed thousands of people. New...

June 20th 2013 at 7:35am 0 Comments
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Cambodia's National Election Committee had mobile providers bump their SMS services offline over the weekend to impose a government sanctioned "Censorship and State Control tranquility period." This SMS blackout period was said to prevent voters from being spammed by the various parties during the e...

April 3rd 2007 at 7:35am 0 Comments
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Note to self: don't send MMS porn to heads of state or their spouses. Not ever. Unfortunately for tech-savvy Cambodians, someone already ruined their fun when Prime Minister Hun Sen's wife and her friends complained that their phones were suddenly rife with the XXX stuff. Never one to put technology...

May 26th 2006 at 12:37pm 0 Comments