Cyprus, Canada, FCC, More: Sunday Buzz, March 30, 2014

The UNFICYP (United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus) is getting an online archive. “Fifty years later, UNFICYP is launching an online archive of the Blue Beret Magazine, documenting the history and happenings of the Mission from its beginnings in 1964 to the present day.” Good morning, Internet…

Vatican Radio has created a digital archive of papal talks. “Vatican Radio has compiled a digital archive to store recordings of all the Roman Pontiffs from Pius XI to Francis.”

China has launched a virtual museum documenting the Second Sino-Japanese War. “The virtual museum was jointly launched by the Museum of the War of the Chinese People’s Resistance Against Japanese Aggression, the Beijing Internet Association, major Beijing-based websites, and the Beijing Radio and Television Network.”

I’ll have to check this out since I’m still struggling to get Pinterest: 21 blogs to read for the best Pinterest tips.

The Canadian Museum of Nature has launched an online database. “Access to records of more than 710,000 plants, animals, fossils and minerals that are part of the Canadian Museum of Nature is now just a click away. The museum has launched a new online database to give the public and researchers access to about 22 per cent of their collection. The goal is to continue adding to that number.”

I hope you’re using a good password: stolen Twitter accounts are more valuable than stolen credit cards. “Just how much is a hacked social media account worth on the black market? Rand says depending on the type, costs range from $16 to $325. During a large credit card breach, the value of stolen credit card data can costs as little as $0.75 per record.”

Two senators are requesting the creation of an online FCC complaint database.

The final beta for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS has been released. (Trusty Tahr?)

If you’re not all about Photoshop: 12 free image manipulation tools for Windows.

Yahoo has issued its second transparency report. Good morning, Internet…

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About Tara Calishain

Covering the world of search engines, databases, and other online information collections since 1996.

Posted on March 30, 2014, in morningbuzz. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. I love your blog and have found a lot of important links I blogged. But I do not appreciate the practice to mention online projects reported in online press which gives no link (URL) for the project (if it has been launched already). See http://archiv.twoday.net/stories/714915536/

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