News tagged with service

When Facebook goes down it takes big chunks of the internet with it

Checking social networks is a morning ritual for many, and when that routine is disrupted – as it was recently when Facebook's servers went down – its absence can come as a surprise. But what also becomes apparent is that when the world's most popular social network is inaccessible, so t ...

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Spotify to replace Sony streaming music service

Swedish music streamer Spotify will provide the soundtrack for Sony devices, the companies said Wednesday, spelling the end to the streaming music service from the Japanese tech giant that invented the Walkman.

Jan 28, 2015
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Google wireless service could disrupt carriers

Internet users from San Jose to Kansas City have been clamoring for Google to lay down its long-awaited fiber-optic network to compete with Comcast and AT&T in speeding up Web and television access. Now the Silicon Valley ...

Jan 27, 2015
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Obama sees need to move on drone rules now (Update)

President Barack Obama says the wayward quadcopter that crashed on the White House grounds—flown by an off-duty intelligence employee—shows that the U.S. must take steps to ensure commercial and consumer ...

Jan 27, 2015
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