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Twitter users in Bahrain jailed for allegedly insulting tweets

As the Middle Eastern country is in the midst of a popular uprising, six people are sentenced to a year in prison for allegedly posting offensive tweets about King Hamad.

By May. 15, 2013

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Nick Kristof live-tweets his Bahrain visa crisis

New York Times columnist Nick Kristof flew to Bahrain and found himself unable to enter the country. So he decided to live-tweet his adventure.

By Dec. 17, 2012

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iPhone 5S, 5C to land in dozens more countries on October 25

The two phones will spread beyond the 11 countries and regions where they're currently available to the likes of Italy, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, and many more.

By Oct. 9, 2013

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Vietnam: Criticize government on social media and go to jail

The Southeast Asian nation is serving up harsh penalties, including fines and prison time, to people who post "propaganda against the state" on Facebook, Twitter, and other sites.

By Nov. 29, 2013

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Google Maps for iOS gets first big update

The standalone maps application for iOS gets Google contacts integration as well as more local search options.

By Mar. 5, 2013

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iTunes expands movie sales to 42 more countries

Access to movies via the iTunes store is now available at more nations across Europe, Africa, and other regions, says AppleInsider.

By Dec. 12, 2012

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Meet the 'Enemies of the Internet' 2012

Reporters Without Borders issues its annual compilation of bad actors--of which there are many--but also notes the positive impact of the Arab Spring.

By Mar. 12, 2012

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iPhone 5 hits South Korea Friday, and 50+ new lands in December

As Apple begins to sort out its supply issues for the iPhone 5, it is widening the availability of its blockbuster smartphone.

By Dec. 3, 2012

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Meet the 'Corporate Enemies of the Internet' for 2013

Paris-based Reporters Without Borders names five companies as "digital mercenaries" that have decided to sell their surveillance technology to authoritarian regimes.

By Mar. 11, 2013

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U.S., U.K. firms selling spy gear to repressive regimes, says report

The U.K.'s Guardian newspaper reports that a privacy group is raising the alarm about exports of surveillance equipment.

By Apr. 7, 2012