Today on the net: a jobless British blogger becomes a recognised Syrian conflict expert; a flood of online reactions to Jason Collins’ coming out; and an American football player spends the weekend with a homeless man.
Today on the net: several clothing brands use the net in an attempt to save their image after the Bangladesh disaster; the US web rushes to the rescue of a World War II veteran; and a young Californian man cycles on a giant bike.
Claude Guéant, a former French interior minister, is in a spot of bother as he tries to justify the transfer of €500,000 to his account in 2008. His accusers say it was part of the illegal financing of Nicolas Sarkozy's 2007 presidential campaign. Claude Guéant says it was due to the sale of two 17th century Dutch paintings. Also, the Syrian Electronic Army - pro-Assad hackers - target The Guardian, this one week after hacking AP's Twitter account.
Today on the net: the anti-monarchy movement in the Netherlands; Jimmy McMillan releases a rap video announcing his intention to run for Mayor of New York City; and a charity site is auctioning off a coffee date with Apple CEO Tim Cook.
Mind the digital gap: we take a look at a new initiative in France that promises to get 100,000 more people connected by 2015. And in Test 24, we check out the newest mobile printer: the LG Pocket Photo.
In a world that is becoming more and more connected, and where smartphones and tablets sales are increasing, it is easier than ever to be online while you're on the move. Markus Karlsson talks to one CEO who wants to cash in on that trend. Hans Vestberg is the head of Ericsson, the world's largest supplier of mobile phone infrastructure.
Today on the net, as fighting continues, online reports of the damage caused to Syria’s cultural heritage; Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov has been hitting the online headlines; and the magical experience of swimming with dolphins.