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· December, 2011

Stories about Technology from December, 2011

31 December 2011

Online Highlights from the Portuguese-Speaking World in 2011

2011 has been another year in which bloggers and activists from a number of Portuguese-speaking countries have come together to report, translate and promote blogs and citizen media from all...

29 December 2011

Africa: 12 Predictions for Africa’s Tech Scene in 2012

Kyrgyzstan: Ravshan Jeenbekov and the Facebook Generation

Of all the divides in Kyrgyzstan’s fractious political society, one too often overlooked is the divide between generations. Unlike the famed North/South schism, which manifests itself in elections and street-protests,...

Bangladesh:Hot Air Balloon Show in Dhaka

China telecommunications market

Macedonia: Health System Software Vendor Lock-in

28 December 2011

Puerto Rico: Investigating Monsanto

Russia: Social Network In-Between Security Services and Free Market

RuNet Echo

As social networks in Russia like Vkontakte play an ever increasing role in communication between post-election protesters, so too grows the interest of the security services to limit them. This...

27 December 2011

‘Developing Latin America': Open Data Projects

Technology for Transparency Network

The 'Desarrollando Latin América' (Developing Latin America) competition, a public hackathon for creating technological solutions to education, security and budgetary problems in six countries in the region, took place on...

North Korean State Websites Started Praising the Heir after Kim's Death

Taiwan: Crowd-funded investigative journalism website kicks off

24 December 2011

Armenia: Fans of Facebook Cocktail Bar

Syria: Regime Affiliates Try to Frame Muslim Brotherhood for Damascus Car Bombs

Syrian official media outlets yesterday published a statement allegedly issued by the Syrian Muslim Brotherhood taking responsibility for the twin car-bomb attacks that caused heavy casualties in Damascus on Friday....

23 December 2011

Japan: Archiving Online Videos of Quake and Tsunami

Russia: Opposition Faces Online Communication Problems

RuNet Echo

The ability to broadcast the events of December 2011 in Russia live online, has made people around the world and in the country the spectators of a truly historical event –...

22 December 2011

Jamaica: election language

Kuwait: Online Advocacy for the Stateless Bidoun

Since hundreds of Kuwait's 100,000 strong Bidoun were attacked by police for protesting in support of others detained earlier in the year, a number of bloggers and international organizations have...

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