Day: September 20, 2012

Science & Technology

Wal-Mart to Stop Selling Amazon’s Kindle Tablets and eReaders

In a sign of the growing overlap in product lines between the two retail giants, Wal-Mart has announced it will stop selling competitor Amazon’s Kindle in its stores once the current inventory runs through. Though Wal-Mart is massive in terms of brick-and-mortar stores, it is small in the online space where Amazon is king and […]

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Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Seeks to Pass Global Blasphemy Laws

Following the riots in Egypt and elsewhere after the publication of a YouTube video defaming Islam, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation seeks to make blasphemy or insults against religion an international criminal offense. Secretary General of the OIC Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu said that governments should “come out of hiding from behind the excuse of freedom of expression,” […]

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