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Spain fines top 3 telecoms companies $159 million

(AP)—Spain's National Competition Commission has fined top telecommunications operators Telefonica, Vodafone and Orange a total of €120 million ($159 million) for abusing their dominant position and charging excessively ...

Dec 20, 2012
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Texting turns 20, LOL

It's been an especially fruitful week for rueful lamentations about "kids today." Monday marked the 20th anniversary of the text message. Along with it came the predictable chorus of bellyaching about the demise of literacy, ...

Dec 10, 2012
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IMF chief says SMS tax could help Philippines

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde urged the Philippines on Friday to tax mobile phone messages to shore up state funds in a country sometimes called the world's text message capital.

Nov 16, 2012
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Twitter clocks half-billion users: monitor

Over 500 million people are on micro-blogging site Twitter and Americans and Brazilians are the most connected, according to a study by social media monitor Semiocast released Monday.

Jul 30, 2012
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