In a letter to the people of Brazil, Edward Snowden offers to help uncover NSA surveillance on Brazilian citizens in exchange for permanent asylum.
Denmark is launching SMS stamps next month, with Sweden to follow. Germany has a similar system, but the text-message codes cost more than normal stamps.
Scandinavian posties are using mobile phones to lick the problem of buying stamps, with postage paid via text message.
The giant South American nation is trying to use its large cattle population to create a market for a homegrown semiconductor industry.
UC Berkeley researchers are developing new devices to better understand how water flows from California's mountains into drinking water supplies.
It was made for spacecraft, but the radiation detector can be used in cancer patients, too.
Hewlett-Packard's user-submitted design winner, a Portuguese design student, makes it to CES. "Asian Odyssey" design is splashed atop 14-inch 2000 series notebook.
The Get 1, Give 1 promotion for the $100 laptop is very tempting.
We hope this trend won't be overdone
John Perry Barlow tells the World Social Forum that "Brazil spends more in licensing fees on proprietary software than it spends on hunger."