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· December, 2011

Stories about Technology from 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...

Argentina Tech Blogger Looks into ‘Death’ of Blogs

India: Growth of Online Shopping

China: Police border control servers got hacked

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

Puerto Rico: Investigating Monsanto

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

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...

‘Developing Latin America': Open Data Projects

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

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....

Japan: Archiving Online Videos of Quake and Tsunami

Russia: Opposition Faces Online Communication Problems

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 –...

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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