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· November, 2013

Stories about Technology from November, 2013

Dubai Wins the Expo 2020!

Dubai has been selected to host the World Expo trade convention in 2020. The Twittersphere celebrates.

Reasons for Power Outages in Benin

Benin has suffered more power outages over the last few days with the national electric energy company (SEEB) denying all responsibility. Nigeria supplies a large quantity of Benin's power, even...

Brazilian Activists Meet in Free Media Week in Rio de Janeiro

Two Brazilian Women Kill Themselves After Sex Tape, Nude Photos Leaked

"I am afraid but I think is goodbye forever," 17-year-old Julia Rebeca wrote on her Twitter account before taking her own life.

100 Digital Projects That Truly Inspire

Is South Korea Encouraging Portal Sites to Self-Censor?

The South Korean government has announced plans to allow large portal sites to censor or delete user comments that are deemed libelous or slanderous.

Brazilian “Wikicity” Travels to the World Forum for Democracy

VIDEO: Fighting Pakistan's YouTube Ban, One Hug at a Time

A YouTube mascot roams Karachi in protest of Pakistan's ban of the video-sharing website in a recently released clip. "If you want me back, hug me," the mascot says.

RESULTS: Uganda's First Ever Social Media Awards

The Caribbean Review of Books Reinvents Itself Online

Japan's Open Data Policy Still Needs Work

Reengineer the News! Global Voices Partners with Oximity

Oximity, a new website for news reading and writing, presents Global Voices stories to their readers in multiple languages.

“Catalan Independence” Explained in 16 Languages

GV Face: Helping Haiyan Survivors in the Philippines

Typhoon Haiyan has killed thousands in central Philippines. This week we speak to our Philippine authors and an aid worker about how we can help.

Jamaica: Get with the (Interactive TV) Program!

Thinking About Blogging at WordCamp Kenya 2013

New Knight Center MOOC on Media Project Development

North Korean Tablet Debuts on eBay, But Under Suspicion of Pirating Angry Birds

Bring Your Tapes: Welcome to the Post-Digital Era

Sara Moreira speaks with the VHS wielding mascot, Antifluffy, at the Future Places media lab for citizenship in Porto, Portugal.

Mobile App Offers Indian Women Lifeline in Fight Against Rape

The Smart Suraksha App is an Android application that puts a cry for help only one click away.

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