The Google-funded Nelson Mandela archive goes live online

The Google-funded Nelson Mandela archive goes live online

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The Nelson Mandela Digital Archive project might still a work-in-progress, but the multimedia archive has gone live today, and it seeks to document the life and times of the former South African president and anti-apartheid activist. The project is the work of the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, which you...
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Apple announces 'Activation Lock' theft deterrent feature for iOS 7 ahead of gov't meeting on rising smartphone crime

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Apple Slips Default Bing Integration Into iOS 7

What role did Google's Play Store play in Viber's Saudi Arabian blockage?

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What role did Google's Play Store play in Viber's Saudi Arabian blockage?

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Google's latest doodle celebrates Maurice Sendak & Where the Wild Things Are

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Google Doodles Where The Wild Things Are For Maurice Sendak's 85th Birthday

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Reality Check: Microsoft's IE10 energy-efficiency claims
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