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· May, 2009

Stories about Technology from May, 2009

19 May 2009

Bahrain: Activism Widget Generator Launched

Malawi: Twittering Malawi Elections 2009

Seven candidates are running for president in the fourth presidential elections in Malawi, including the incumbent Bingu wa Mutharika for the Democratic Progressive Party and the main opposition figure John...

Pakistan: Use of Soical Media Tools In Activism

Malawi: Listen to Malawi Election Bloggers

Malawians are currently voting in the presidential and parliamentary elections. A group of Malawian bloggers were trained by PenPlusBytes, an International Institute of ICT Journalism in collaboration with New Media...

The IndiBlogger.in State of the Indian Blogosphere 2009

IndiBlogger.in is a vibrant community of Indian blogs with some excellent features like a topic-wise directory with ranks (IndiRank) and a meme-tracker (IndiVine). I have put together the highlights of...

16 May 2009

India Votes for No Change: Indian Bloggers & Twitter Users React to #IndiaVotes09 Results

The results for the month long Indian Lok Sabha elections are out and India has voted back the incumbent Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) into power with a decisive verdict,...

India Elections 2009: Tapping Into The Twitter

As the results of the Indian Parliamentary Elections 2009 came trickling in since today morning, Indians from all around the world were glued on to their TV or pc screens...

Africa: The Grid and Mobile Phone Documentary

Ghana: Sponsor Maker Faire Africa

15 May 2009

Egypt: Court bans Porn Sites

Lawyer Nizar Ghorab (Ghorab translates to Crow in Arabic) filed a lawsuit calling for banning porn sites because they destroy the core values of the Egyptian society. The Administrative Court...

Nigeria: Digital Lifestyle of Connected Nigerians

Japan: ‘Yoshiharu Habu and Modern Shogi’, an Open Translation Project

A volunteer translation project sprang up and translated all of Mochio Umeda's book "Watching Shogi from Silicon Valley - Habu Yoshiharu and Modern Times" into English in under a week.

South Africa: Social network that tracks your location