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BlackBerry services hit for second day

(AP) -- BlackBerry users across Europe, the Middle East and Africa were hit with service disruptions to their smartphones for a second day after an unexplained glitch cut off Internet and messaging services for ...

dateOct 11, 2011 in Telecom
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Social media firms meet UK govt for riot talks

(AP) -- Executives from Facebook, Twitter and BlackBerry maker Research in Motion Ltd. are meeting the British government and police Thursday to discuss how to prevent social networks from being used to plot violence.

dateAug 25, 2011 in Internet
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Transit agency head defends cell service shutoff

(AP) -- The head of the Bay Area Rapid Transit agency is defending the system's move to cut wireless service to thwart a planned protest last week. But he says the tactic likely won't be used again.

dateAug 16, 2011 in Telecom
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China web giant Tencent buys into film maker

Chinese Internet giant Tencent has bought a 4.6 percent stake in mainland film and TV producer Huayi Brothers Media to look at possible ways to combine film and new media, the firms said Tuesday.

dateMay 10, 2011 in Business
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