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Google’s new website explains Syrian refugee crisis with 360 degree photos, satellite imagery, video & more

The charitable arm of Google and the UN have teamed up on a new website aimed at helping people better understand the Syrian refugee crisis through the combination of data from the United Nations High

The UN plans to go to space in 2021

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs has been kicking around in one form or another since the late 50s, becoming fully official in 1962, when it was established under the Department of P

YouTube invests in female creators

YouTube announced this morning two programs aimed at funding and highlighting women’s voices across its video network. One sees the company forging a year-long partnership with U.N. to appoint

ITU: 6.8B Mobile Subs By End Of 2013, Nearly As Many People As There Are On Earth; 2.7B Internet Connections

The <a target="_blank" href="http://www.itu.int/">International Telecommunication Union</a> (ITU), the UN agency that oversees IT and communications development, today released its <a target="_blank"

The NSA Reportedly Bugged The UN’s New York Headquarters

As tensions mount between the United States and<a target="_blank" href="http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/jul/01/nsa-spying-allegations-germany-us-france"> other</a> <a target="_blank" href="http:

Keen On… WCIT: Is This The End Of The Internet? [TCTV]

Today, the dark day Syria shut down its Internet, web freedom should be at the very forefront of all of our minds. Web freedom was also center stage earlier this week when Stanford Law School hosted

UN Report: The Internet Is Dangerous Because It’s Just So Darn Open!

A recent <a target="_blank" href="http://news.cnet.com/8301-13578_3-57537559-38/u.n-calls-for-anti-terror-internet-surveillance/?part=rss&tag=feed&subj=News-PoliticsandLaw">UN report</a> from

UN Prepares Global Internet ‘Standards’ In Wake Of Wikileaks' Actions

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/uninternet.jpg" />On the first full day of Julian Assange's release from imprisonment, we now learn that some members of the United Natio

The UN Taps Ustream, Skype, And Facebook To Help Stand Up Take Action!

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/10/Screen-shot-2009-10-12-at-8.41.08-AM-215x52.png" width="215" height="52" />The United Nations has collaborated with Skype, Facebook, and Ustre

Luck o' the Cylons

While most folks will be drinking crappy green beer today pretending that they have some Irish heritage, some members of the cast of Battlestar Galactica will be heading to the United Nations in New Y

UN agency doesn't rule out sabotage in undersea cable outages

Maybe it was sabotage? Hmmmmmm The International Telecommunications Union, a UN organization, has not ruled out sabotage as the cause of some of those undersea cable outages that plagued the Middle Ea