News tagged with service provider

Dish closes on 2 purchases key to broadband plans

(AP) -- Satellite TV provider Dish Network Corp. has completed its purchase of two satellite operators whose licenses it hopes to use to offer broadband access that can help it compete better with cable TV and phone companies.

Mar 12, 2012
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Wanted: Censor for Pakistan's Internet

(AP) -- Pakistan is advertising for companies to install an Internet filtering system that could block up to 50 million Web addresses, alarming free speech activists who fear current censorship could become ...

Mar 08, 2012
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Firm warns of hacker threat to mobile gadgets

Cyber security veterans behind startup CrowdStrike will demonstrate at the RSA conference on Wednesday that the types of attacks used against computers are heading for smartphones.

Feb 29, 2012
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Company says YouPorn chat service compromised

(AP) -- Users of a chat service linked to the heavily-trafficked YouPorn website have had their personal information compromised after a third-party service provider failed to secure its data, YouPorn's owners said Wednesday.

Feb 22, 2012
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Hackers take aim at Nasdaq, Bats websites

Hackers have targeted the public websites of the operators of the Nasdaq and Bats stock exchanges over the past two days with cyberattacks that disrupted the sites but had no impact on trading.

Feb 15, 2012
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India probes Google over 'forex transactions'

Indian authorities are probing whether online giant Google broke domestic foreign-exchange transactions rules while shifting funds abroad, the Press Trust of India reported on Friday.

Feb 10, 2012
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British firms warned of Olympics Internet gaps

British businesses are being warned of possible Internet breakdowns, data caps and "unavoidable" mobile phone problems during the London 2012 Olympics, in official advice from the Games organisers.

Feb 05, 2012
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Protest exposes Silicon Valley-Hollywood rivalry

In a move that heightens the growing tension between Silicon Valley and Hollywood, Wikipedia and other websites went dark Wednesday in protest of two congressional proposals intended to thwart the online piracy ...

Jan 18, 2012
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White House concerned over online piracy bills

(AP) -- The Obama administration raised concerns Saturday about efforts in Congress that it said would undermine "the dynamic, innovative global Internet," urging lawmakers to approve measures this year that balance the ...

Jan 14, 2012
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