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Google Street View now sending snapshots from Russia, with love

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We've lived vicariously through Google Maps a few times in the past, including an excursion down the Amazon River. Today, those plans for a trip to Russia can get a lot more detailed as Street View is now virtually pacing the streets of Moscow and St. Petersburg. Points of...
Google Street View now sending snapshots from Russia, with love

Hacking Edu: tech’s role in the future of higher education

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Call it a noble experiment: only a month to re-imagine institutions with centuries of tradition and, some might say, baggage. But that’s exactly what the University of Washington’s Master of Communication in Digital Media program pursued as it re-thought higher education in April. Hanson Hosein Hacking Edu wrapped up this...
Hacking Edu: tech’s role in the future of higher education

Apple holding iTunes event in Moscow, Russia tomorrow evening

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Hot off the heels of the iTunes 11 launch last week, Russia looks to be gaining the service very soon. According to a forwarded invite obtained by TechCrunch, Apple is holding a small iTunes event at the local GUM shopping center in Moscow’s Red Square tomorrow evening. Rumors of...
Apple holding iTunes event in Moscow, Russia tomorrow evening

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg meets excited Russian prime minister

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Tech-loving Dmitry Medvedev barely able to contain delight at meeting, which prompted anger from Russian bloggersA trip to McDonald's, a photo shoot on Red Square, and a chummy meeting with one of his biggest fans - it's all in a day's work for Facebook's chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, who met...
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg meets excited Russian prime minister

iTunes Event Taking Place In Moscow On Dec 4: Is Russia Finally Getting Apple's Music Service?

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At long last,  Apple appears to be approaching a launch date for iTunes in Russia — and it could come as soon as tomorrow. A tipster has forwarded us an email, in Russian, inviting a small group of people to an iTunes event in Moscow on the evening of December...
iTunes Event Taking Place In Moscow On Dec 4: Is Russia Finally Getting Apple's Music Service?
Social: In Topsy-Turvy Russia, Google and Facebook Are on the Defensive

The New Kremlinology: Decoding The Signals Of Future EU Copyright Enforcement Moves

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The negotiations behind closed doors of major treaties like ACTA and TPP, and the refusal of participants to release official drafts or to engage in any kind of substantive dialog, has meant that activists and observers have been obliged to seize upon even the smallest signs and hints emerging from...
The New Kremlinology: Decoding The Signals Of Future EU Copyright Enforcement Moves

UK soldiers in Red Square parade

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UK soldiers in Red Square parade

Yandex’s CEO on Why Google+ Won’t Work

pandodaily.com
We’re in Moscow this week reporting and for three days, my husband and I have been trying to get over to see Lenin. We’re staying pretty near Red Square, but we’ve somehow always managed to show up at the exact times his tomb is closed. Did you know Lenin is...
Yandex’s CEO on Why Google+ Won’t Work

Sorry, Leno: Zuckerberg Makes First Late-Night Talk Show Appearance -- On Russian TV

techcrunch.com
Mark Zuckerberg is really going whole hog on this Russia thing. The Facebook CEO is currently on a visit to Russia as part of a campaign to expand his super-popular social network there. As part of his visit, he’s checked out Red Square, met with prime minister Dmitry Medvedev. And,...
Sorry, Leno: Zuckerberg Makes First Late-Night Talk Show Appearance -- On Russian TV
Gorgeous Street View of Russia goes live in Google Maps

Street View on Google Maps comes to Russia

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Welcome to Russia! You can now virtually travel through the world’s largest country to the cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg using Google Maps Street View. Take an online stroll around famous Red Square and Moscow Kremlin, or go to outskirts of Moscow to wander around the beautiful Tsaritsino or...
Street View on Google Maps comes to Russia
Social media's billion-person game of telephone is good for memes but bad for activism
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