The middle east is getting a wave of protesting, after seeing neighboring countries being successful at that. Now, Libya, are pushing through the iron hand of Muammar al-Qaddafi. The Libyan government has blocked access to Facebook in the capital of Tripoli, and have sporadically shut down the access to the internet entirely.
Update: The internet is back up:
According to Renesys, “Two-thirds of Libyan routes came back to life at 6:01 UTC [1:01 a.m. Eastern], and the remainder were restored nine minutes later … and Libya is back on the Internet.”
Researchers at MIT have created the Cheetah 2 robot. Basically it's a mechanical nightmare that runs, and even jumps over hurdles, and might possibly include a feature of a mouth, claws and sharp teeth in the future. Who knows? Read more
This text message has been going around and it can apparently crash your iPhone. We're not sure if it really works because we've not actually tried it out on anyone just yet, but that doesn't mean you should either. Read more
Cortana is making her way into Android and iOS too because it doesn't want to be contained in just Windows' ecosystem. Which is a smart thing for Microsoft to do. Very smart. Check out a video of it below: Read more