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· July, 2014

Stories about Technology from July, 2014

Indian Scientists Are Preventing Wild Elephant Attacks With Text Messages and TV

A small team tracks elephants during the day and gives the information to TV channels. Text messages are sent to those who are within a two-kilometre radius of elephant movement.

Highway Africa 2014 Extends Deadline for Registration

Seoul Says No to Uber, But Don't Put Down Your Mobile Just Yet

Seoul is banning Uber and planning to release its own mobile app for taxi services. Who wins from such a move?

Can France Catch Up With Internet of Things World Leader China?

The Internet of Things is permanently and fundamentally revolutionizing our consumption habits.

Twitter “Blocks” Access to Russia's Most Infamous Hackers

Russia's Twitter users no longer have access to @b0ltai, an account belonging to a hacker collective that has leaked several Kremlin documents to the Internet over the past 7 months.

Russia's 4-Million-Ruble Procurement Order to Crack Tor Is Suddenly Revised

The Russian Interior Ministry has revised the language in a procurement order offering almost USD $100,000 for developing a way to decipher user data on the Tor anonymity network.

Russia Offers 4 Million Rubles to Crack the Tor Network

Although unlikely, should Russia’s decryption project succeed, it could endanger millions of Internet users whose interest in online anonymity is far from nefarious.

Tips for Sharing Tweets Automatically

This Young Woman Footballer Is More Popular Than Messi in Her Remote Village in Nepal

Sunakali led her team to victory in the national women's football tournament. When they arrived home, locals met them at the airstrip chanting, "Sunakali, like Messi!"

Tour Guides Only Tell You One Version of a City's Story. This New App Lets Residents Tell You Theirs

Voicemap lets you listen to personal stories about the places you visit. You won't find these stories in the usual tourism guides.

Trinidad & Tobago: Does Living in the Digital Age Forfeit Your Right to Privacy?

Lucky 13: Tips for Protecting your Data on Public Computers

Distribution of SMS Printers in Cameroon to Reduce Delays in HIV Testing for Newborns

App Created by Global Voices Contributor Selected to be Developed Online

Why the Caribbean Should Care About Net Neutrality

Biofortified Bananas for Beta Carotene Deficiency

Cameroonian Inventor Introduces First Locally-Made Tablet to Monitor Heart Diseases

A Missed Opportunity for Bolivian “Quipus” Laptops?

Third Festival in Santa Catarina, Tláhuac, Mexico

Instagram as a Marketing Tool

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