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15 February 2013

Stories from 15 February 2013

Does Pope Benedict XVI Read Science Fiction?

#Shahbag Blogger Hacked To Death

Argentinian Politician's Cryptic Tweet Leaves Internet Guessing

A mysterious tweet published by Argentina's former presidential candidate Hermes Binner drew speculation from Twitter users as to what the seemingly random string of letters could mean. #Obvñzfhnhxds became a...

Ecuador: No Place for ICTs

One Billion Rising Flash Mob

For Russia's Comics, it's Raining Meteors

RuNet Echo

Although the shock wave from the Chelyabinsk meteorite injured hundreds of people, RuNet users have been more eager than ever to crack jokes and spread memes.

“A Thousand Europeans Staring Back at You”

Truthloader: New YouTube Show on Citizen Journalism

Crowd-Source Subtitles for YouTube Videos

Kenya's Presidential Debate Ends on TV, Continues on Twitter

With only three weeks until Kenya's presidential elections, technology continues to change how the country participates in the electoral process. Kenyans submitted questions via Twitter for the first ever presidential...

Cuba: Reactions to Pope's Resignation

China: Foreign Men Are More Romantic

Sina Weibo to ‘Great Firewall’ Architect: Get Lost

Japan's Conservation Groups Fight to Preserve Wetlands

Damp and marshy, they seem boring and barren. But contrary to their appearance, tidal flats or coastal wetlands are rich in biodiversity and help maintain balance in the water cycle....

Trinidad & Tobago: Dr. Kim Mallalieu on ICT

Who Owns the Copyright for Trinidad and Tobago Carnival?

It has been popular in recent years for photographers (professional and amateur alike) to publish their pictures of Trinidad and Tobago's various Carnival activities online, especially on social media sites...

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