News tagged with media companies

BCE resubmits Astral bid to broadcast regulator

(AP)—Canada's largest telecommunications company, BCE Inc., resubmitted a bid to the country's broadcast regulator to buy Astral Media Inc. for $3.38 billion, the companies said Monday.

Nov 19, 2012
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Arrest of Google Brazil head stirs debate over Web

(AP)—The arrest of a top Google executive is reviving a debate about Brazilian laws that hold services such as YouTube responsible for the videos posted on them, making the country a hotbed of attempts ...

Sep 28, 2012
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Russia could block YouTube over anti-Islam film

A controversial new Russian media law could be used to block YouTube in the country over postings of the anti-Islam film that has sparked deadly rioting, the communications minister warned Tuesday.

Sep 18, 2012
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China punishes social media, websites on coup talk

(AP) -- China is shuttering more than a dozen websites, penalizing two popular social media sites and detaining six people for circulating rumors of a coup that rattled Beijing in the midst of its worst high-level political ...

Mar 31, 2012
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'Like' Facebook stock? Experts weigh in on IPO

(AP) -- Facebook's much-hyped initial public offering promises to be an exciting spectacle when the social media giant goes public this spring. But should you update your status to "shareholder"?

Feb 02, 2012
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