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· August, 2013

Stories about Technology from August, 2013

“Me & My Shadow”: Protecting Data on the Net

The Internet, mobile phones, and other such achievements of progress have become essential aspects of human existence, and have simplified communication between people and integrated them into a new space.

China's Decision on Cultural Reform

Wikipedia in Guarani

Navalny's Montenegrin Kryptonite or Russia's Invulnerable Candidate?

Information has emerged showing Navalny’s ownership of an active real estate company in Montenegro, established in 2007 and undeclared when he registered as a candidate for Moscow's mayor’s race.

Which Flavor of China's Wildly Popular WeChat Will You Get?

Tencent offers two versions of WeChat, a "sanitized" one for mainland Chinese and an uncensored one for international users, yet some Chinese language accounts registered from overseas also encounter censorship.

Iran: A New Internet Report

Bhutan's Best Known Blogger Is The New Prime Minister

‘Rewire': How to Be a Better Media Consumer

Commentary from around the French-speaking Web on serendipity and cosmopolitanism, two key concepts found in the book 'Rewire' by Global Voices co-founder Ethan Zuckerman.

A Game of Torrents: Russians Struggle with Piracy-free Internet

RuNet Echo continues to cover attempts to regulate the Russian internet.

Russians Wary of Snowden Asylum

Snowden's decision to hitch his wagon to Putin's makes opposition and human rights activists uneasy, while his status as a defected "spy" alienates many of Putin's supporters.

TNW Announces Latin American Startup Awards Winners

Japanese Users Break Tweets Per Second Record

Abre Latam: Developers and Solutions for the Region

Juan Arellano collects impressions of Abre Latam, an event on Open Data and transparency in Latin American governments that took place in Montevideo, Uruguay.

An Extensive Review of North Korea's Latest Tablet Computer

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