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Twitter unblocks 'blasphemous' accounts in Pakistan

After banning dozens of accounts at the government's request, the social network recants and makes the content available again.

By June 17, 2014


Twitter blocks 'blasphemous' tweets in Pakistan

The company has complied with requests from a Pakistani "bureaucrat" to hide specific content, says the New York Times.

By May 23, 2014


Thailand aims to build its own Great Firewall of Internet censorship

The Thai government has ordered relevant ministries to set up a single gateway Internet, which will allow it to closely monitor online content that comes into the country.

By September 24, 2015


14,000-year-old tooth shows oldest (and probably most painful) form of dentistry

A molar found in northern Italy shows that people practiced dental repair way back in the Paleolithic era. Unfortunately for them, novocaine and nitrous oxide wouldn't be available until much, much later.

By July 18, 2015


Twitter briefly blocked in Turkey after deadly bombing

The service was blocked after the users in Turkey were posting images of the Suruc bombing and protesting the government.

By July 22, 2015


NSA's spying on UN and others detailed in newly published documents

A cache of documents from whistleblower Edward Snowden details spying targets, including the UN's general secretary, according to a new report.

By July 1, 2015


How a hunger solution went viral

Nonprofit Feeding Forward hits a global chord with its on-demand food-donating service.

By June 29, 2015


Google search reveals Indian prime minister among 'top 10 criminals'

Technically Incorrect: Search for "top 10 criminals" and you'll find Indian leader Narendra Modi, as well as George W Bush. Are machines not as clever as we think?

By June 7, 2015


Can getting high make you short? A new study raises the question

Technically Incorrect: A study out of Pakistan suggests a significant height difference between boys who regularly smoke pot before puberty and those who've never smoked it.

By May 19, 2015


Google Maps hit with White House racial slur vandalism

The search giant has been embarrassed by recent stunts targeting Google Maps, reminiscent of "Google Hacks" designed to change search results to make political statements.

By May 19, 2015