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syria

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Syria's Internet goes dark for several hours

In a he-said she-said scenario, it's unclear who or what is responsible for the sustained blackout.

By March 20, 2014

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Turkey tries to block YouTube after Syria security leak

The move comes just a week after authorities took similar action against Twitter, as the country's prime minister faces growing criticism for limiting free speech.

By March 27, 2014

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Syria's chemical war (pictures)

With international norms on the use of chemical weapons allegedly violated, but weak political support for military action, what do we do?

11 Images By September 1, 2013

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In Syria, a detained Internet activist remains in limbo

Two years ago this week, authorities arrested a computer programmer, Bassel Khartabil, involved in protests against the Syrian government. There's still no word on when he'll be released.

By March 11, 2014

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Justice Dept. probes alleged sales of Dell computers to Syria

The computer maker says in an SEC filing that it has been cooperating with investigation since June.

By December 9, 2013

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Drones' newest mission? Disaster relief

First it was video, then it was packages. Now a new trend is emerging with drone use: humanitarian relief.

By March 19, 2015

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ISIS spread its reach through Twitter with 46,000 accounts

The Brookings Institute finds that even while the social network deleted thousands of accounts associated with the terrorist group in 2014, new ones kept popping up.

By March 8, 2015

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Softcard to close up shop after Google mobile payments deal

The carrier-backed mobile payments initiative announces closure after Google acquired its technology.

By March 4, 2015

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Twitter founder, employees face new death threats from ISIS

A message allegedly posted on behalf of the terrorist group vows that "your virtual war on us will cause a real war on you."

By March 2, 2015

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The day virtual reality made me cry

Clouds over Sidra is a wrenching look at a real life across the world, and it shows how emotional virtual experiences could become.

By February 12, 2015