Apparently, deposed Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak "fell into a coma" a few days after giving his resignation speech
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We don't have a lot of details yet, but we're starting to see reports that the Internet coverage (along with wireless phone service) has returned to Egypt.
Google has provided a voice phone way for Egyptians to tweet.
Mubarak has been in office since the days of CP/M. He's been in office since before MS-DOS 1.0 was released.
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