Added on 22/03/2014
AIDS denialism , Chadian–Libyan conflict , FACEBOOK INC. , Gaddafi family , Government , Hosni Mubarak , Libya , Middle East , Military dictatorship , Muammar Gaddafi , Pan-Africanism , Political geography , Politics , Recep Tayyip Erdogan , Social Media , Technology/Internet
JUAN COLE: Let it be a warning to dictators around the world – a clumsy attempt to shut down Twitter in Turkey back-fires.
Added on 21/03/2014
Asia , Audiovisual Commission , Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice , Communications and Information Technology Commission , Instagram , Internet pornography , media websites , Microblogging , Real-time web , Saudi Arabia , Saudi Gazette , Social Issues , Social Media , Technology/Internet , Text messaging , Twitter , Websites , World Wide Web
CROSSROADS ARABIA: The authorities in the Kingdom admit that they’re fighting a losing battle to stem a flood of pornography
Added on 19/09/2013
Emirates , Entertainment/Culture , smartphone , Technology/Internet , United Arab Emirates
The United Arab Emirates leads the world in smartphone penetration, with 74% of mobile subscribers carrying one of the natty little devils in their pockets.
ALEXANDER MCNABB: The United Arab Emirates leads the world in smartphone penetration, with 74% of mobile subscribers carrying one of the natty little devils in their pockets.
Added on 27/06/2013
Bahrain , Broadband , Communications Ministry , Computing , Fawaz bin Mohammed Al Khalifa , Gulf Cooperation Council , Internet , Saudi Arabia , Skype , Skype S.a r.l. , Software , Technology/Internet , Videotelephony , Voice over IP , VOIP , VoIP User
STEVE ROYSTON: The reason for the crackdown is predictably ‘security’. The impact on much-needed inward investment may, however, be profound.
Added on 08/06/2013
Call-recording software , Comverse Technology , Cyberwarfare , Deep packet inspection , Google Inc. , IDF , Israel , Mass surveillance , MICROSOFT CORPORATION , Narus , NARUS INC. , National security , National Security Agency , Privacy of telecommunications , Security , Steve Bannerman , Surveillance , Technology/Internet , United States , Verint and Narus , Verint Systems
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: Israeli companies have consistently led the way in internet monitoring and surveillance technology.
Added on 05/06/2013
Asia , Business/Finance , Censorship , Computer network security , Content-control software , Information society , Internet , Internet censorship , Jordan , Press and Publications Department , Privacy , Technology/Internet
M. LYNX-QUALEY: As of June 2nd a published list of news websites have been formally banned in Jordan. What next?
Added on 04/05/2013
Alternative Energy , China , Electricity generation , Energy , Energy conversion , Environment , Germany , Low-carbon economy , Photovoltaics , Renewable energy , Solar cell , Solar energy , Solar panel , Solar power , Technology , Technology/Internet , United States
JUAN COLE: The precipitous fall in the cost of generating solar power has resulted in traditionally oil-dependent nations such as Saudi Arabia investing heavily in it for domestic power production.
Added on 14/04/2013
Arabic language , Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing , Doha , Lana Shamma , Languages of Africa , Qatar , Reading , Shamma , Technology/Internet
M. LYNX-QUALEY: A new initiative is designed to encourage teens and young adults, a notoriously unreceptive group, to discover the joy of reading.
Added on 06/03/2013
Arab states of the Persian Gulf , Arabian Peninsula , Asia , Bahrain , Dubai , Foreign relations of Bahrain , Jameela Al Mahari , Outline of Bahrain , Persian Gulf countries , Technology/Internet , Western Asia
STEVE ROYSTON: Bahrain has a growing young population and the challenges the island state faces in ensuring they’re fully employed are considerable