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North Korea set to enable 3G mobile Internet access in March

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North Korea is allowing foreign users access to the Internet over mobile devices. The ability for travelers to use the country's 3G network comes one month after the secluded country permitted the use of mobile phones by tourists, though not quite the same access will be offered to resident citizens...
North Korea set to enable 3G mobile Internet access in March

GOWEX bringing free WiFi to French rail stations, starting with Marseille

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We take free WiFi at our transportation hubs for granted here in the US. (Heck, we've even got it deep in the bowels of NYC.) In other countries, it's not a given that you'll have high-speed broadband at your disposal while waiting for a train or plane. France is...
GOWEX bringing free WiFi to French rail stations, starting with Marseille

DHS Sends Tourists Home Over Twitter Jokes

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itwbennett writes "In a classic case of 'we say destroy, you say party hard,' the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security detained a pair of British twenty-somethings for 12 hours and then sent them packing back to the land of the cheeky retort. At issue is a Tweet sent by...
DHS Sends Tourists Home Over Twitter Jokes

Cancún - Gee. This is pretty depressing. Cancun is completely, utterly, 100% artificial. It has no history. It exists only to pump money out of tourists' pockets. My dad has a time share there. When we do go with him eventually, I'll make efforts to go a

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Cancún - Gee. This is pretty depressing. Cancun is completely, utterly, 100% artificial. It has no history. It exists only to pump money out of tourists' pockets. My dad has a time share there. When we do go with him eventually, I'll make efforts to go a

North Korea reportedly cuts 3G for tourists, restricts access to long term visitors

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It was just a month ago that North Korea started allowing mobile internet access to visitors (while still restricting it from citizens), but now a tour group says that program has ended. First reported by North Korea Tech, a post on the Koryo Group site indicates that tourists can...
North Korea reportedly cuts 3G for tourists, restricts access to long term visitors

AT&T making tourists even more annoying with free Times Square WiFi

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AT&T making tourists even more annoying with free Times Square WiFi

'Handy' Smartphone rental service officially launches in Hong Kong with unlimited 3G data and calls

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I’m sure many of us lost hours of previous vacation time wandering the streets of an unfamiliar city wishing we had a smartphone with ready access to the Internet. There’s good news for travelers who are headed to Hong Kong: Handy,  a new smartphone rental service, has officially launched in the city, offering unlimited...
'Handy' Smartphone rental service officially launches in Hong Kong with unlimited 3G data and calls
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Damn, Tourists! « Burrito Justice

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Damn, Tourists! « Burrito Justice

ViaSat Exede review

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Broadband in the boonies has long been an unreasonable ask. As slack-jawed farmers are fond of telling lost tourists "Ya can't get there from here," broadband-starved country bumpkins have heard from cable companies, "We don't offer service in that location." Options have been few, like paying said cable company...
ViaSat Exede review
Visa exclusivity agreement forces the closure of 27 ATMs at the London Olympics

Gulf tourists and their children obviously immune to toxins in Gulf (cue Stephen King): http://bit.ly/cNmIb4

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Gulf tourists and their children obviously immune to toxins in Gulf (cue Stephen King): http://bit.ly/cNmIb4
NYC to install touchscreen subway kiosks with directions, schedules, real-time alerts
Monmouth in Wales becomes the world's first 'Wikipedia town'
North Korea now letting tourists use cellphones for international calls

Hobbiton tour a hot ticket before 'Hobbit' movie premiere

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At a set for the Tolkien trilogies, tourists have finally come to outnumber sheep in one corner of rural New Zealand. [Read more]...
Hobbiton tour a hot ticket before 'Hobbit' movie premiere

Mobile Internet service reportedly stopped for tourists

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Well, that didn't last for long. Short-term tourists entering the DPRK can no longer get mobile Internet service, according to Koryo Tours. "3G access is no longer available for tourists to the DPRK. Sim cards can still be purchased to make international calls but no internet access is available," the...
Mobile Internet service reportedly stopped for tourists

BP cops to criminal charges, will pay record fine for Gulf oil spill

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According to CNN, oil giant BP has reached a settlement with the US Department of Justice that will result in its pleading guilty to criminal charges connected to the Gulf Oil Spill. The result will be the largest fine in US history, topping the previous record of $1.3 billion. The...
BP cops to criminal charges, will pay record fine for Gulf oil spill
Inside Fort Irwin, fake cities provide a training ground for real warfare
Underwater tourist photos help scientists track individual whale sharks, study finds
Airbnb Sees Huge Influx of Visitors to NYC Over Labor Day Weekend
Startups tackle the local neighborhood as the next frontier
Scientists and tourists put Antarctica at risk for an invasion

Google Glass and wearable tech: This is a game-changer, not a fad

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It’s easy to identify something that’s going to take the world by storm. Just look for the product that’s quickest to be labelled a fad. To be discounted is a serious concern. But we can look directly at a few examples from the past decade that have redefined the world...
Google Glass and wearable tech: This is a game-changer, not a fad

Pete Townshend Makes Required Annual 'Blame iTunes' Appearance, Global Deathclock Reset

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It must be fall again. The temperature is dipping low at night. The leaves are changing color and attracting gawking, mouthy tourists (Northeastern US only). Football (the American version) is all over the tube almost all week long. (The non-American version has no season as far as I can tell...
Pete Townshend Makes Required Annual 'Blame iTunes' Appearance, Global Deathclock Reset

Live discussion: using data to understand your residents

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Join our panel live from 12pm on Wednesday 24 October to discuss why data is important, and how councils can collect and make the most of itCouncils collect data all day long, but how much of it do they store, analyse and use to inform the way public services are...
Live discussion: using data to understand your residents

Tourists Now Have Their Own Sidewalk Lane

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Mark Armstrong's Tumblr Everyone complains about waddling gangs of tourists blocking the sidewalks of this fair city, but nobody ever does anything about it (beyond unleashing the occasional barnyard noise or cane swipe). Until NOW. As you can see from this photo, taken at 22nd Street and Fifth Avenue,...
Tourists Now Have Their Own Sidewalk Lane

Team GB Live app launched for British supporters to follow the Olympics in detail

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Not long now until the Olympic Games gets going and London is already teeming with athletes, tourists and curious new directions for the underground. In order to encourage support for the home team, the British Olympic Association has launched Team GB LIVE, a real-time dashboard available online and to download on...
Team GB Live app launched for British supporters to follow the Olympics in detail
North Korea to switch on 3G internet access for foreigners within a week

Museum-bound shuttle Endeavour heads for California

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Cheered by throngs of nostalgic space workers, tourists, and area residents, the space shuttle Endeavour, mounted atop a 747 jumbo jet, took off on a final flight to California this morning. [Read more]...
Museum-bound shuttle Endeavour heads for California
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