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WeChat: China's popular mobile messaging app

As Facebook snaps up smartphone messaging service WhatsApp for a monumental $19 billion in cash and shares, focus has turned to its rivals. Here are some background facts about China's popular mobile messaging applicatio ...

Feb 20, 2014
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Thai Facebook users get censorship scare

Thailand's new military rulers said that a sudden interruption of access to Facebook on Wednesday was not part of a censorship policy, but due instead to a technical hitch.

May 28, 2014
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3Qs: Net neutrality—what does it all mean?

The Federal Communications Commission recently approved a proposal by its chairman that the agency look more closely at allowing Internet service providers to charge more money for faster service. The issue ...

May 29, 2014
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Hundreds in Mexico protest telecommunications law

Hundreds of students and activists marched in Mexico's capital Tuesday to protest a telecommunications law being debated by the Senate that they say will allow the government to arbitrarily censor Internet content.

Apr 23, 2014
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Mexico moves to end telecom monopolies

Mexico's government introduced a draft constitutional reform Monday to end monopolies in telecoms industries that have built some of the country's biggest fortunes.

Mar 11, 2013
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Explainer: What is geoblocking?

So you sit down in front of your computer to catch the latest episode of Doctor Who directly from BBC's iPlayer, and you are greeted by an error message informing you that the program will play only in the ...

Apr 19, 2013
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