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Batelco Broadband Bahrain; Prices and New Packages

11 May, '0617 Comments

The Bahrain Internet Society is holding its monthly meeting, and this time they are inviting Batelco’s Chief Executive along for an open discussion regarding Batelco’s new Internet packages. The meeting is on Sunday, May 14, 2006 at the Crowne Plaza hotel at 7PM in the Bahrain Convention Centre. The meeting is open to the public. […]

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Innovation alone doesn’t feed the babies

9 May, '065 Comments

SiliconGraphics, the company without which Jurrasic Park would have not been made, and the company which provided huge compute servers and workstations to assist in the discovery and recovery of oil wealth, has announced that it is under Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection now. How very sad. I have been selling SGI since 1993 and have […]

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RSF’s 2006 Internet Report

2 May, '069 Comments

Here’s what RSF have to say about Bahrain: Except for pornographic sites, Bahrain does not censor the Internet much. But it has unfortunately begun to regulate it in ways that endanger freedom of expression. The government said in April 2004 that all online publications, including forums and blogs, must be officially registered. Loud protests led […]

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MUSCATI is a CRIMINAL!

MUSCATI is a CRIMINAL!

30 Apr, '065 Comments

He had this, and threw it away! He just threw away the origin of the revolution called the Internet (ok, I’m emotional and exaggerating, but hey..) while spring cleaning! Muscati spring DOESN’T EVEN EXIST IN THE GULF WHACHWRONGWIVYOU? You go an throw away A SPECTRUM+?! Man, I’m jumping on a plane right now to come […]

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Google understands Arabic

30 Apr, '0610 Comments

If you didn’t catch my reference to the availability of Arabic/English and English/Arabic machine translation by Google as I’ve mentioned here, then this is from their blog. I thought I would highlight it again as this is an extremely important development. At last we have a very workable, and completely free translation service rather than […]

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