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Nokia N86 8MP coming to U.S.

Nokia announces that it will bring its 8-megapixel smartphone, the Nokia N86, to the United States.

By July 17, 2009


Universal phone charger OK'd

A branch of the U.N. approves a standard for a one-size-fits-all phone charger that will work on any future handset, offering less hassle to consumers and a reduction in e-waste.

By October 24, 2009


Report: Geoengineering an option to limit climate change

Barring significant emissions reductions, U.K.'s national science academy sees engineering to remove greenhouse gases or absorb less solar radiation as a way to combat climate change.

By September 2, 2009


U.N. agency eyes curbs on Internet anonymity

A United Nations telecommunications agency is drafting a proposal called "IP traceback" and has scheduled a meeting next week. Its potential impact on anonymity is raising alarms.

By September 12, 2008


Working to ensure fair use of outer space

The Secure World Foundation, a nonprofit based near Boulder, Colo., is advising the United Nations and other organizations on the fair use of outer space.

By July 24, 2009


Reading machine to snoop on Web

Machine Reading Program could automatically monitor technology, politics, and other nations.

By June 27, 2009


U.N. report: Clean energy booming globally

Investment in renewable energy grew by 60 percent last year and will reach $600 billion in 12 years, according to United Nations research.

By July 2, 2008


Tech giants deny helping Iran eavesdrop

A Nokia-Siemens joint venture denies allegations it provided Internet wiretapping gear to Iran, leaving many to wonder who's aiding the Internet snoops? Or are their Net restrictions entirely homemade?

By June 22, 2009


Is YouTube fame ruining Susan Boyle?

In the couple of weeks since Susan Boyle has risen to the attention of the world (even of U.N, Secretary General Kofi Annan), she has been blinded by attention. Has she had enough?

By May 1, 2009


Google, the U.N., and the gadfly

Google delists and then relists articles from U.N. gadfly site on Google News citing misunderstanding, not conspiracy.

By February 20, 2008