Wael Ghonim

Internet and WikiLeaks up for Nobel Peace Prize

The Internet and WikiLeaks both secure spots among the 200 plus nominees for this year's award.

Russian official says Google ‘manipulated’ Egyptians

In the wake of citizen and social media triumph in Egypt, a Russian government official has criticized Google's role in the country.
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Egypt’s ‘Facebook generation’ pressures Mubarak to step down

After nearly three weeks of anti-government protests in Egypt, the country’s embattled president, Hosni Mubarak, has stepped down from power, The New York Times reports. Control of the country has been handed over to the Egyptian…

Missing Google marketing exec Wael Ghonim released by Egyptian authorities

Google marketing executive Wael Ghonim, who played an instrumental role in launching the protests in Egypt, has been release by Egyptian authorities.