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· January, 2007

Stories about Technology from January, 2007

CAFTA and WiMax in Costa Rica

Three articles stand out this week: The first describes events that are a glimpse of what we will see once the CAFTA discussions begin, the second denounces the newspapers for...

Argentina, Spain, USA: Technorati to Launch WTF?

Argentinian native and Spanish citizen Martin Varsavsky writes on his Spanish blog [ES]: “[Technorati founder, David Sifry] showed me what he is really going to do and how he is...

Malawi: remembering Mangaliso Jere

Hacktivate writes about the Malawian blogger who passed away recently, Mangaliso Jere, “Mangaliso Jere, author of Mangaliso’s World passed away last week. He was probably the most prolific Malawian blogger...

China: Out of Libya

It‘s [zh] since been disabled, but there was one especially eye-catching post on Tianya, one of China's most widely-read bbs forum sites last month. ‘Save us!’ it read. ‘We've been...

Guatemala: Unearthing the Future

Xeni Jardin, best known for her writing at BoingBoing has also been blogging her recent travels in Guatemala including a five-part series for NPR called ‘Guatemala: Unearthing the Future.’ Patrick...

Malaysia: Upgrading to Vista

Life in a Cube wonders if he should upgrade his computer to the latest operating system from Microsoft. The blogger offers tips to others who might be thinking of upgrading.

Philippines: Blogparteeh07 Images

Drivebyshooter has posted pictures from the recent Blogparteeh07 event in Manila.

China: myspace.cn

myspace.cn is now under construction, it belongs to a company called Mai Sibei (Putonghua pronunciation of Myspace). More information from DANWEI.

New Caledonia: Bloggers’ Meeting

Katuali is (Fr) organizing a meeting of New Caledonian bloggers and proposes a tentative March 3rd date.

South Africa: 27dinner in Johannesburg

Chilibean blogs about the first 27Dinner in Johannesburg, “27 is a get together, held on the 27th day of each month for geeks, marketers, entrepreneurs, writers, media practitioners, speakers –...

Philippines: Blog Parteeh 2007

Janette Toral congratulates the organisers of the latest Blogger's event in Philippines. The bloggers also lists what she achieved at the event.

Bangladesh: The globalization of the internet

The 3rd World View on the globalization of the internet. “Now Bangladesh is under a state of emergency with limited rights (writing against the govt. is prosecutable) but we can...

Chavez Plans to Revoke Station's Broadcast License in Venezuela

Los Amigos Invisibles con Patricia [at RCTV] by Alfredo Izaguirre F. Hugo Chavez, shortly after his re-election in December for a term of 6 more years of governance, announced that...

Brazil Again: Blogs Banished from 2007 PanAm Games in Rio

The Brazilian blogosphere is becoming one of the main fronts in the battle against Internet censorship. The reason for that can be the growing audience created by the amount of...

Kazakhstan: Blogger on Trial

Leila reports on the first blogger to go on trial for blogging in Kazakhstan.

South Africa: newspaper goes mobile

White African announces that South Africa's Mail & Guardian goes mobile, “Last week South Africa’s Mail & Guardian newspaper went mobile (actually, they had a closed subscription-based service prior, but...

Serbia: Blogging from Davos

Belgrade 2.0 announces blog reports from Davos posted by Bozidar Djelic, a Serbian “financial expert.”

Madagascar: WordPress in Malagasy

Says L'Odyssee de Tattum (Fr): “Our national webmaster, Hery, has struck again! And it's all for the better! He redid and finalized the WordPress in Malagasy project begun by [blogger]...

Chilean Senator Explores World of Warcraft: Scholastic Team Building or Time Wasting?

Online, multi-player games like Second Life and World of Warcraft have attracted some authentic popularity in the form of subscription-paying registered users and a disproportionate amount of hype from techno-utopian...

South Africa: future of online media industry

This is probably the beginning of the future of online media industry in Africa, “Since December I have been in the trenches at the Mail & Guardian Online, looking for...

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