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Congress to Discuss Internet ''Kill Switch'' Bill

As Mubarak’s regime completes its blackout of internet access in Egypt to quell protestors, the US discusses the renewal of a bill that could be used to shut down the internet here in the US.

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Google Helps Egyptians Tweet

A new service created by Google allows for tweeting without an Internet connection.

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Palestinians Get Their First Technology Venture Fund

An Israeli resident who has been backing that country’s superior high tech development for nearly two decades has now co-launched a Palestinian venture capital fund called Sadara.

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Why Immigrant Entrepreneurs Are Leaving the U.S.

In a speech last week to Facebook employees, President Obama discussed the role immigrant entrepreneurs play in U.S. economic competitiveness.

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Help Save The World’s First Green Synagogue

Help save the world’s first green synagogue which is currently under threat of closing down due to financial difficulties.

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Arab World Needs (Entrepreneurial) Heroes

Dubai is a city that defies the laws of physics. It is a place where architects are regularly commissioned to build the Dali-esque.

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Saudi Arabia: License to Blog

If you are in Saudi Arabia, you’re going to need a license to blog starting next month.

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Federal Findings Show Faulty Testing by BP Contractor, Halliburton

Despite findings of a federal investigation highlighting Haliburton Co.’s alleged role in the BP oil spill in April, the company will likely avoid additional liability in the accident, according to analysts and legal experts.

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FBI Tracking Device Found on Another Arab American

After last week’s discovery that the FBI had placed a tracking device on an Arab-American 20 year old college student, Yasir Afifi, news has come out to suggest that Afifi is not alone.

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FBI: GPS Tracking and Invasion of Privacy

Last week, a 20-year-old California college student discovered a GPS tracking unit on his vehicle, planted by the FBI as part of a terrorism investigation.