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· June, 2012

Stories about Technology from June, 2012

30 June 2012

Cuba: Clicking Towards the Future

Havana's recently concluded Festival Clic, which was designed to discuss Internet and Society in Cuba, has got several bloggers talking about technology and the role it can play in the...

29 June 2012

Moldova, Transnistria, Gagauzia: “Get to Know Your Neighbor”

Russia: A Mobile Service to Connect Passengers & Drivers

RuNet Echo

The mobile navigation service Yeehay! saves time and money finding and ordering taxis, and it benefits the ecologies of smog-polluted Russian cities by bringing together passengers and drivers who otherwise...

25 June 2012

China: Bridge Blogger List

Egypt: Introducing the MorsiMeter

Technology for Transparency Network

After 32 years of Hosni Mubarak, Egypt has a new president and a new application to monitor the performance of its newly elected president Mohamed Morsi and the progress in...

24 June 2012

South Korea: Broadcasters’ Battle for Fair Journalism Continues

In South Korea, an indefinite strike by broadcasters has continued for almost five months in the nation's largest TV network, MBC. Journalists and producers are urging the company president to...

22 June 2012

Sudan: Netizens Verify Internet Blackout Rumours

Netizens are watching Sudan closely, following rumours that the Sudanese authorities intend to cut off the Internet - a chilling reminder of Egypt's attempt to silence activists and contain the...

Debate Over South Korea Forcing Blizzard to Give Diablo III Refunds

China: Space Missions or Social Development?

On June 16, China successfully launched its Shenzhou-9 capsule into space. Some netizens have criticized the government's excessive spending on a space mission whilst basic social needs are still lacking...

20 June 2012

Nepal: Justice For Amar Bahadur Bam

Costa Rica: The Need to Treat Computer and English “Illiteracy”

Kyrgyzstan: Cartoons Expose Ills of Patriarchal Society

Ghana: Implementing Electronic Surveillance Of Coastline

Russia: Crowdsourcing Project for Finding Missing Children

RuNet Echo

The emergence of the search and rescue team Liza Alert followed Liza Fomkina's 2010 disappearance in the town of Orekhovo-Zuevo (about 50 miles east of Moscow). Compensating for the government's...

19 June 2012

Afghanistan: Women Leaders on Twitter

Ethiopia: Disconnecting Citizens From the Future

"Well we Ethiopians have never had dragons in our mythology and folklore like Chinese but so far there has been attempt by Ethiopians to bring on dragons to our culture...

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