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Bangladesh quashes Facebook over prophet images

Government asks local Internet service providers to temporarily block the site pending removal of a page publicizing "Everybody Draw Mohammed Day."

By May 30, 2010

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Awards go to groups bringing power, homes, health to the poor

Tech Museum honors groups working on conservation, energy, education, home building, and single-use syringes in countries ranging from Namibia to Bangladesh.

By November 12, 2008

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Your keyboard might know what you're feeling

If you're happy and you know it, your keystrokes will surely show it, say researchers who've developed a program that can recognize users' emotions with a high level of accuracy.

By August 21, 2014

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20,000km undersea cable to link Singapore to Europe

The new 100Gbps fiber-optic link will open up international communications for 15 telecommunications companies and protect against severed cables or other problems.

By March 6, 2014

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Facebook "back up to 100 per cent" after half-hour outage

"Something went wrong," a message on the social network told would-be visitors. "We resolved the issue quickly," the company says.

By June 19, 2014

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Google rewards 11-year-old Doodle winner with $30,000 scholarship

An imaginative New Yorker takes home the top prize in Google's annual contest for her doodle of a device that transforms dirty water into something clean and drinkable.

By June 9, 2014

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This arcade machine runs on empty plastic bottles

Coca-Cola engages in an environmentally minded publicity stunt by launching an arcade game that takes bottles, not coins.

By April 30, 2014

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Microsoft Cortana will not be available in Asia at launch

Psyched about Microsoft's newest voice assistant? If you live in the Asia Pacific region, the bad news is that this feature will not be available from the get-go.

By April 2, 2014

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Companies to pay $350,000 fine over fake online reviews

A collection of 19 companies promise to stop the practice and agree to pay a total fine of $350,000, reports The New York Times.

By September 23, 2013

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Myanmar's first non-government phone carrier, Ooredoo, goes live

The Qatar-based phone company is the first to open for business since the Asian country's military dictatorship dissolved three years ago.

By August 6, 2014