Stories about Breaking News from June, 2015
The Newly Updated Indic Keyboard App Now Supports 22 Asian Languages
A mobile input app called Indic Keyboard's newest release now supports language input in 22 Asian languages including 18 Indian languages apart from English, with 54 input layouts.
Samsung Allegedly Agrees to Comply with Russia's Data-Localization Law
Speculation that Samsung will bow to Russia’s new data-localization demands comes amid rumors that other prominent tech companies have agreed to move users' data to servers in Russia.
Speculation Flares Online as Huge Fuel Depot Fire Burns Near Kyiv
As firefighters battle a massive fuel depot fire near Kyiv, Ukrainians have been sharing photos of the disaster, conspiracy theories, and survival tips on social media.
Mexican Indigenous Community Accuses Famous Designer of Plagiarism
French designer Isabel Marant has made a name for herself in the world of fashion, owing to her eclectic style, which blends materials and ethnic influences together in her designs. These creations carry a price tag starting in the hundreds of dollars. However, for the authorities and citizens of Santa...
After Citizen Uprising in Burkina Faso and Burundi, Are Niger and Togo Next?
20,000 Nigeriens took to the streets in Niamey, Niger on June, 6. There are multiple causes for the protests: endemic poverty, mediocre governance and restricted free speech are among the main grievances from Nigerien civil society. These protests come on the hill of similar uprisings in Burkina Faso, Burundi...
Ahead of Mexico's Vote, a Young Indigenous Woman Asks for an End to Silence Over Deaths and Disappearances
Her criticism of Nobel Peace Prize recipient Rigoberta Menchú's call to vote echoed through social media, adding weight to the argument to annul Mexico's June 7 elections.
Russia Claims Another Victory Against Twitter, But Here's What Really Happened
This is not the first time Russian censors claim to have persuaded Twitter to comply with takedown requests. As before, Moscow’s claim today that Twitter “deleted 32 links” is inaccurate.