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· July, 2014

Stories about Technology from July, 2014

Indians Say Goodbye To Orkut, Reluctantly

Mexican Senate Passes #LeyTelecom Laws and Reforms

In Mexico, citizens are expressing their anger over the approval of the #LeyTelecom by the Senate. The law is now being discussed at the Congress.

Gmail Now Offers 71 Languages, From Afrikaans to Zulu

Packaging and Ecosystem

Can't Find Milk or Other Basics in Venezuela Thanks to a Food Shortage? This App Can Help

Abastéceme pinpoints the locations of items such as milk, flour and bread in Venezuela, where basic goods can be hard to find at times.

#NoBakchich, a Cameroonian App to Fight Administrative Corruption

Mobile Phones Drive Social And Economic Changes In Pakistan

Gender is “Not the Same as Sex”: #CPMX5Incluyente

Photography as Means of Switching Off from the Online World

How to Bypass the Egyptian Government's Internet Surveillance Program

Tarek Amr offers a quick guide on how to bypass the Egyptian Ministry of Interior's proposal for Internet Surveillance.

Andrey Mima on Banning the Internet in Russia

RuNet Echo translates a column by Andrey Mima about a new draft law in Moscow that will require websites to store all Russian users' data inside Russia.

Ready Your Smartphones: The Chat App Sticker Wars Have Begun

Japanese chat app Line has discovered a booming revenue model selling different sets of stickers. China's immensely popular WeChat is trying to catch up. Has it?

Want to Do Some ‘Timepass’ (Kill Some Time)? Spice Up Your Vocabulary With #IndianEnglish

Trending hashtag #IndianEnglish took a tongue-in-cheek look at how Indians have co-opted the English language and made it distinctively their own.

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