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Spock, Thor, other geek icons meet ancient Egypt (images)

Artist Josh Ln reimagines geek stars from Captain Kirk to X-Men as Egyptian gods in his series "Hero-glyphics." See what happens when modern geeks go back -- way back -- in time.

7 Images By Jan. 21, 2014

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Egypt's Morsi had Twitter, the generals had the tanks

As the Egyptian leader was ousted by the military, he and his allies live-tweeted their side of the events. Now the world can read these tweets, because of Twitter's new translation tool.

By Jul. 3, 2013

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U.S. retreats after Egypt Twitter flap

A retweet by someone in America's Cairo embassy pointing to a "Daily Show" episode becomes a new source of friction in U.S.-Egyptian relations.

By Apr. 3, 2013

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Tweet tussle between U.S. embassy, Egypt over 'Daily Show' clip

The office of Egypt's president disses American embassy's decision to retweet a link to an episode of the comedy news show tweaking the government.

By Apr. 2, 2013

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Egypt's military arrests divers cutting undersea Internet cables

Coast-guard patrol arrests three divers in the act of sabotaging communications cables that connect Africa with Europe, the Middle East, and Asia, a military representative says.

By Mar. 27, 2013

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Egypt accused of crowdsourcing censorship

Reports suggest that the country's National Telecommunications Registry Agency is asking ordinary citizens to find blasphemous material online. Is this revolutionary?

By Feb. 21, 2013

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YouTube to be blocked in Egypt over anti-Islam film

An Egyptian court ruled to suspend Google's YouTube for a month for broadcasting "Innocence of Muslims," according to a state news agency report.

By Feb. 9, 2013

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Egypt works to pull the plug on online porn

A public prosecutor demands the Egyptian government block all pornography on the Web, but apparently it's easier said than done.

By Nov. 8, 2012

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Google finds itself embroiled in Libya, Egypt blasphemy charges

Google confirms restrictions on viewing amateur YouTube video critical of the Prophet Muhammad, and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton backpedals on endorsement of Internet freedom.

By Sep. 12, 2012

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Egypt, Twitter, and the rise of the watchdog crowd

Social media's real role in today's ousting of Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak was the creation of a huge, leaderless international collective of support for activists on the ground.

By Feb. 11, 2011