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· June, 2010

Stories about Technology from June, 2010

29 June 2010

Global: Greek to English, Chinese to Russian, and Spanish to Macedonian

Wikidioms is a new online resource that aims at helping translators to cope with this challenge of translating idioms. Below is an interview with Wikidioms' founder Pavel Kats, and with...

Peru: Experiment for Social Networks

Lebanon: Letter to the President

China: Gamers need not worry over new real name rules

This summer will see the introduction of real name regulations for e-commerce entrepreneurs and online gamers. With a series of past failed attempts in China at implementing similar rules, one...

Japan: Voice tweets override election rule

Philippines: Dancing Prisoners’ Tribute to Michael Jackson

And they've done it again. Convicted criminals from Cebu Province in the Philippines danced to the tunes of the late Michael Jackson in a tribute performance marking the first death...

Thailand: First country to block 100,000 websites

Bolivia: Facts About Internet and Social Media

Argentina: Social Media Day in Buenos Aires

28 June 2010

Russia: New Initiatives Indicate Government's Fear of the New Media

RuNet Echo

Alexey Sidorenko writes about the Russian government's attempts to control cyberspace - and its apparent fear of the new media.

Russia: Blogger Finds a Vulnerability in E-Gov Portal

Armenia-Azerbaijan: More Conflict Voices

As mentioned in previous posts on Global Voices, new and social media is increasingly playing a role in facilitating communication between Armenians and Azerbaijanis online. Locked into a bitter conflict...

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