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The US gubmint has created a 'shadow Internet', also known as an 'Internet in a suitcase' that will help rebels around the world stay connected in the face of online censorship.
Twitter is turning five this week -- a week in which a staggering 1 billion tweets will be sent. We look back at the 140-character highs and lows of Twitter's first five years.
An Egyptian baby has been named 'Facebook' to celebrate the role of the Internet in the struggles of Egypt's people against oppression.
Egypt has been disconnected from the Internet as police launch violent clashes with protestors today.
Iran's elections were deemed the "most engaging" topic of the year among Twitter users, though the microblogging site offers up other interesting trends as well.
One of the main themes at TEDGlobal this year was a lively debate between optimistic and pessimistic voices on the social potential (or doom) of the web. This outlook was somewhat more somber than I expected at a TED conference, perhaps - as some attendee
Modernista did it. Skittles did it. And now the world's hottest advertising firm, Crispin Porter + Bogusky (CPB), has done it, too: the NY outfit has re-launched its corporate web site as a conversational social hub that curates what is being said about C
Twitter users are changing profile settings to appear as if they live in Tehran in a bid to overwhelm censors looking for locals using the service to spread protest news.
Protesters usurp attempts to suppress news of a voter revolution, while the iPhone 3G S and the iPhone 3.0 OS make their debut. Also: Google's digital books.
A planned downtime was rescheduled at the request of U.S. government authorities who say they want to keep communication channels active during the political upheaval following the Iranian elections.