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Women coders in Finland take on the “newest boy’s club”

HELSINKI — The organizers of a new NGO believe the internet needs more women coders to progress. For that to happen, they must understand coding.

More Chinese use Internet on mobile phones than on computers

Mobile phones are now the most popular way for the average Chinese citizen to get online, reported the China Internet Network Information Center today - a transition that may mirror a worldwide shift to mobile Internet, away from the PC access of old.

Online videos in China will be subject to more censorship, government regulators say

China's infamous Internet censorship is getting worse, and now popular online TV shows are feeling the heat. According to a BBC report, Chinese video websites must pre-screen and censor all original online content - or face the consequences.

Def Leppard records most popular hits again after argument with label

Best-selling hair metal band decides to re-record smash songs, make them available on band website.

Al Jazeera Twitter account hacked by Bashar al-Assad's supporters

In a string of tweets, the hacker or hackers ask The Guardian's editors if they know they're "participating in violence in Syria," and accuse Al Jazeera of "fabricating another child martyr."

Cory Booker helps launch #waywire, a social media news site for millennials

"I’ve always been very compelled about the democratizing force in social media that is getting more voices engaged in the larger dialogue," Booker told the Newark Star-Ledger.

Google Transparency Report reveals 'alarming' rise in government censorship requests

"It's alarming not only because free expression is at risk, but because some of these requests come from countries you might not suspect," says Google's senior policy analyst, Dorothy Chou.

Skout dating app blocked for under-18s over rape allegations

"Until we can design better protections, we are temporarily shutting down the under-18 community," Skout has announced.

US hacked Al Qaeda websites in Yemen, says Hillary Clinton

"We can tell our efforts are starting to have an impact because extremists are publicly venting their frustration and asking supporters not to believe everything they read on the internet," Clinton said.

Twitter refuses to hand over Occupy protester Malcolm Harris's tweets

The site has filed a motion in a New York state court arguing that tweets remain the property of their authors, not Twitter.
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