Monthly Archives: October 2012

Why Did Mark Zuckerberg Visit Russia?

By Yulia Koval-Molodtsova The Russian Internet community is wondering about  Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg’s recent visit to Moscow. He arrived in Russia on Sept. 30, and the first places he went were the Red Square and Moscow’s central … Continue reading

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In Haiti, Restoration Through Cell Phones

By Erin Powell An estimated 220,00 people died and an additional 3.5 million were affected by the magnitude 7.0 earthquake that struck near Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Jan. 12, 2010. Almost three years later, even though the devastation is still seen … Continue reading

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Google Goes South of the Border

By Vicktery Sanchez Google is venturing into a new territory filled with empanadas and cumba music. The search engine giant announced earlier this month that it is opening a $150 million data center in Latin America, the first one in … Continue reading

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Nigeria & China: An Economic Engagement

by Oloruntobi “IBK” Jaiyeola The ties between Nigeria and the People’s Republic of China were strengthened this month with China offering Nigeria a $1.1 billion loan for transportation and communication system improvements. A press release from the office of Nigeria’s … Continue reading

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