Stories about Technology from April, 2016
A data journalism project sheds light on all 33 different governing bodies during the Paul Biya administration in Cameroon.
While native-language Wikipedias are becoming game-changers in other parts of the world, India, in spite of having numerous languages, lags way behind. Here are a few of the reasons why.
"In a country with a serious democratic deficit and in which public officials are responsible for attacks on journalists and dissidents, these measures could be used to pursue uncomfortable opinions."
Access My Info generates a letter for users to send to relevant privacy officers of internet service providers and mobile phone companies to request data about themselves.
The Kenyan Blog Awards recognises and awards exceptional Kenyan bloggers.
Who are the movers and shakers of online life in Pucallpa, a medium-sized city with a little over 200,000 inhabitants in the Peruvian Amazon? We talk to some of them.
Nigeria, South Africa, Ethiopia, Burundi and Egypt were the most active in political conversations on Twitter.
In this episode, the period gets political in Poland, Afro-Chileans demand recognition in Chile, and Chinese censors go into overdrive to remove the Panama Papers -- even from email.
"That that Panama Papers and refugee deal stories arrived in newsrooms and social media timelines in quick succession set the stage for a debate about the unfair allocation of wealth."
New rules will require leading foreign companies including Microsoft and Apple to register their sites' domain names with local DNS providers in order to remain accessible in China.
The Deputy Minister’s visit reportedly was marked with obnoxious name calling, threats and shouts that shocked clients and security personnel at the bank.
The urge to travel is as strong today as it has ever been, and bloggers coupled with advancements in technology are making it easier to explore the enormous country.
'Kazakhstan has drawn criticism ... for what media rights advocates have described as the excessively punitive libel damages sometimes levelled at journalists.'
"Before there was Skype and FaceTime, a Filipino scientist invented a television-telephone."
In less than a year, Palmyra lost many of its archaeological monuments. A project founded by jailed Syrian activist Bassel Khartabil wants to restore the ancient city with 3D models.