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03.23.11
China, predictably, denies Google's accusations of Gmail tampering
03.23.11

China, predictably, denies Google's accusations of Gmail tampering

On Monday, Google expressed its belief that its email users in China were experiencing "a governmen...

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03.21.11
Google and China clash again, this time over Gmail access
03.21.11

Google and China clash again, this time over Gmail access

Last week we noted, with a growing sense of disquiet, how China was busying itself with locking out...

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03.07.11
Heads of Google, eBay, Facebook and Twitter will advise G8 summit on how to search, sell, poke and RT
03.07.11

Heads of Google, eBay, Facebook and Twitter will advise G8 summit on how to search, sell, poke and RT

So what if Barack Obama managed to bring the vast majority of US tech leaders in for a private meet...

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02.21.11
Product placement gets a logo of its own, turns the world inside out
02.21.11

Product placement gets a logo of its own, turns the world inside out

So the UK is finally catching up with the fine money-grubbing nations of this world and allowing pr...

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02.18.11
United States gets a National Broadband Map, finds much of its nation doesn't have broadband
02.18.11

United States gets a National Broadband Map, finds much of its nation doesn't have broadband

The FCC of the Obama administration has been very keen to highlight the fact that many Americans to...

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02.02.11
Egypt comes back online, has a ton of unread feeds to catch up on
02.02.11

Egypt comes back online, has a ton of unread feeds to catch up on

Good news for the people of Egypt: internet connectivity has been almost universally restored. Bad...

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01.28.11
Egypt enters communication blackout with disruption to internet, SMS, and BlackBerry messaging
01.28.11

Egypt enters communication blackout with disruption to internet, SMS, and BlackBerry messaging

We don't know what exactly is going on over in Egypt, but the country's government seems to have de...

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01.17.11
UK aims to improve access to technology, internet with £98 Linux PCs
01.17.11

UK aims to improve access to technology, internet with £98 Linux PCs

Remember when the UK started distributing free laptops to poor schoolchildren in order to encourage...

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01.15.11
US opts to derez virtual fence along Mexico border, replacing it with more affordable measures
01.15.11

US opts to derez virtual fence along Mexico border, replacing it with more affordable measures

Remember that hugely ambitious "virtual fence" that the US Homeland Security department was so keen...

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