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July 2010

Although it is obvious for anyone who a) knows what "Caucasian" Americans like in terms of sports (hint: soccer is not on the list), and b) what "Hispanics" (and, to that matter, almost anyone else around the world, from Russia to Argentina, from Israel to Iran, from Iceland to Korea)... Read more →


The United Nations Environment Program and the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century today reveal in a pair of new reports that despite an overall financial downturn in 2009, global investments in sustainable energy increased worldwide. Core clean energy investments from private and public sources totaled $162 billion.... Read more →


Interesting approach by Plurk, a small microblogging rival to Twitter, which is acquiring users in Asia by offering their service in local languages. Plurk has invested heavily in a strategy where crowdsourcing their translations seems to be key. Nevertheless, audience numbers still, and increasingly favor Twitter around the world, which... Read more →