Can France Catch Up With Internet of Things World Leader China? NEW
The Internet of Things is permanently and fundamentally revolutionizing our consumption habits.
Spanish Congress Comission Approves AEDE Tax or Google Tax NEW
The Spanish Congress’ Commission of Culture approved the so called AEDE Tax (for the Spanish name of the Association of Editors of Spanish Newspapers), also known as Google Tax as part of the draft bill of the Law of Intellectual Property. Guru...
Images of Air Algerie AH5017 Plane Wreckage in Mali Reveals Violent, Abrupt Crash NEW
VERY FIRST images of #AH5017 #AirAlgerie trickling out, via @AirLiveNet http://t.co/4pKox7rgjn pic.twitter.com/rngGTv7Rbs — Jason Morrell (@CNNJason) July 25, 2014 The first footage of the plane crash are now available thanks to a Burkinabe sol...
Spanish Football Club Presents Peculiar T-Shirt NEW
Spanish football club Cultural y Deportiva Leonesa is a sport association founded in the city of Leon in 1923, that plays in the Second Division B – Group 1 of Spain. On July 22, 2014, the club presented its new t-shirt with a peculiar design t...
Court Ruling Against Restaurant Reviewer Leaves French Bloggers Reeling NEW
The presiding judge ruled that while the review fell "within the scope of freedom of expression" its title was defamatory.
Football Analysis of 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil NEW
International football fan Alberto Palmás analyzes the best teams that took part on the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil. He remarks the general performance of the national teams, the best players and other topics. He starts with Germany: Ha ganado...
Meet Lourdes Sada, a Global Voices Volunteer Who Has Worked on More Than 400 Stories in Two Years NEW
Learn a little bit more about Lourdes Sada, one of the volunteer translators and writers who keep Global Voices running.
A Leaked Document Casts A Shadow Over Tanzania's Bright Gas Extraction Outlook NEW
Leaked to the public, a contract between Norway's Statoil and the Tanzanian government highlights how fraught the question of revenues from Tanzania’s gasfields—and who will benefit from them—has become.
Lucky 13: Tips for Protecting your Data on Public Computers NEW
If you are about to go on holiday and you are thinking of taking your computer and get connected to Wi-Fi or using computers that are available in hotels and other public places, you must read this post with 13 tips to protect data, as published by A...
The 5 Most Insensitive Reactions to the MH17 Crash in Ukraine NEW
With emotions running high following the plane crash in Ukraine, a handful of particularly calloused statements by figures in Moscow and Donetsk have attracted the RuNet's attention.
China's National Mahjong Team Loses To Japan NEW
Mahjong, originated from China is considered a national game. The fact that China's national mahjony team lost the the fifth Open Mahjong Championship in France and finished in 37th place out of 51 teams came as a shock to the country. Worse, the ind...
App Created by Global Voices Contributor Selected to be Developed Online NEW
Lawyer, blogger, digital activist, dreamer and Global Voices Paraguayan Global Voices contributor Gabriela Galilea, was selected by Techpeaks program from European organization Trento Rise, a startup promoter, to develope her online game platform Mr.
German Offensive Beated Argentinian Defense NEW
On El mago del balón (The magician of the ball), Spanish journalist José Eduardo Carratalá analyzes the national teams that played the final match on 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014, Germany and Argentina, where the European crew...
Instagram as a Marketing Tool NEW
Online marketing consultant Elena Leukona runs the blog El Club del Marketing where she “(helps) every small business owners that don't have a marketing department so they may understand the fast world of Internet”. On the latest entry, s...
A Plea to Pope Francis to Take Action Against African Dictators NEW
Une pétition en ligne adressée au Pape pour demander l'excommunication des dictateurs africains de l'Angola, de la Guinée Equatoriale, du Cameroun, du Congo et du Zimbabwe.
A Summer Reading List from Global Voices French-Language Contributors NEW
Need some summer reading material? Here's a reading list of mostly Francophone authors recommended by the GV community.
The Irreplaceable Personal Teacher-Student Relationship NEW
Under the section Educational Relationships on the blog No hay mejor maestra que la vida (There is no better teache than life), Luis María Llena León shares his experience with his high school students in Spain. What follows is the conc...
Packaging and Ecosystem NEW
Are you someone who cares about packaging of the products you buy and use? Bioligist Rut Abrain Sánchez cares about this and on her blog Esturirafi she shows a variety of six examples of ecologic packaging of some products in Asia, Europe and...
This Project Is Helping France Unlearn Its Stereotypes About Romania NEW
Newsroum is a school project from La Sorbonne journalism school in France that is dedicated to fighting clichés about Romania.