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· July, 2010

Stories about Technology from July, 2010

31 July 2010

Qatar: Residents survive change to eight-digit phone numbers

In an effort to meet future demand, Qatar changes most mobile and landline numbers from seven to eight digits. Residents complain, but find the transition to be easier than expected.

Japan: Abandoned Building Clock

Nicaragua: 2.0 Meeting of Blogs and New Media in Managua

On August 12 and 13 the event 2.0 Meeting of Blogs and New Media (2.0 Encuentro de Blogs & Nuevos Medios) will take place in Managua, with the participation of...

OneVietnam Network

29 July 2010

Russia: Merging SVR and FSB; “Another Sexy Spy”

Italy: NO to Restrictions on Online Free Speech

A newly revised Media and Wiretapping bill before the Italian parliament today could introduce a threatening "liability risk" for all bloggers and online media.

Dominica: Going Virtual

Indonesia: Spreading migrant issues through internet

China: Social media as political subversion tool

This past month has been an interesting one in the cat-and-mouse game between Chinese Internet censorship and its non-conformists. Microblogs in the People's Republic had begun to feel the weight...

Russia: LiveJournal Under Fire Of Criticism for “Innovations”

Ecuador: Leader of Citizen's Revolution Has an Economics Blog

Venezuela: Allies in Technology, Women Who are Not Afraid of Mice

Venezuelan NGO Aliadas en Cadena (Allies in Chains) created the group Aliadas en Tecnología (Allies in Technology) to promote the use of technology to empower women affected by poverty. Through...

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