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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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Amnesty anti-spyware app tells you if the government is watching you

Privacy campaigners have developed an app that scans your computer for surveillance spyware.

By November 20, 2014

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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 December 17, 2012

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Apple to expand iPhone 6 and 6 Plus to 36 more countries

The company's two newest smartphones will be available in a total of 69 countries by month's end and are on track to reach more than 115 countries before January 1.

By October 13, 2014

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How Israel and Hamas weaponized social media

More militaries and armed groups are using social media as a weapon of war -- but when ground skirmishes are mirrored by cyber-social battles, managing the message can get messy.

By January 13, 2014

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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 November 29, 2013

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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 October 9, 2013

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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 March 11, 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 March 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 December 12, 2012