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Sub-Saharan Africa Technology and infrastructure Under The Radar

Under the Radar: Cameroon’s crackdown is creating internet refugees

Cameroon’s internet blackout is stoking regional unrest, threatening trade and creating internet refugees as a humanitarian crisis looms in the background.

Asia Pacific Politics

Why China banned Winnie the Pooh and why it matters

China is increasing its censorship efforts both domestically, and internationally by targeting overseas critics and invoking internet sovereignty. Oh bother As Xi Jinping continues consolidating power, China’s media is facing

Latin America Politics

Cuba – A blast from the past for tourists

Walking around Cuban cities gives a sense what street scenes from the 1950’s may have been like with ubiquitous vintage cars, a generally low level of motorization,  few neon signs

Politics Sub-Saharan Africa

Crackdown on protests in Africa threatens investment

Civil unrest, its suppression, and the technology that fuels it all may affect investment in Africa. As documented in a new book called Africa Uprising: Popular Protest and Political Change, Africa

South and Central Asia Technology and infrastructure

India consumer-tech startups face unique challenges

A fast growing internet user base, a compelling Indian growth story, and a host of smart, proactive entrepreneurs are fueling a boom in technology startups in India. However, these entrepreneurs

North America Technology and infrastructure

4 types of businesses that benefit from Net Neutrality

Internet providers are dismayed by the FCC’s net neutrality decision, but the ruling opens up opportunities to several other types of businesses The late-February decision by the Federal Communications Commission

North America Technology and infrastructure

Opinion: 4 reasons why digital regulation is difficult

The US Supreme Court’s recent ruling against Aereo, an online television broadcaster, showed how much governments continue to struggle with regulating the internet.  When the US Supreme Court struck a major blow

International Politics

E-commerce businesses look to Middle East

The Middle East is reaching the internet in greater numbers every day, and there are high hopes that the region can become the next great e-commerce hub. The market remains

Middle East/North Africa Technology and infrastructure

Broadband faces long last mile in Middle East and Africa

Big infrastructure projects are already in place to improve much of the Middle East and Africa’s expensive and slow Internet. For many countries, however, many issues lie ahead. Over the

North America Technology and infrastructure

Navigating the international patent mess

The tech world and the patent system have long been at odds. The fast changing nature of technological innovation is ill suited to the slow and bureaucratic Patent and Trademark