News tagged with web service

Google Music: Definitely beta

Google has been accused of overusing the "beta" tag on products it releases early. But with its new music service - Music - the beta tag is mandatory. It's still pretty raw, judging from my experience with it today.

May 18, 2011
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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.

May 10, 2011
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Google to launch online music service: report

Internet giant Google could launch an online music service as early as Tuesday to rival Amazon's "cloud" service, which allows users to store digital music online, the Wall Street Journal reported.

May 10, 2011
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Cable company inserts ads as subscribers surf

(AP) -- Mediacom Communications Corp., a cable company with more than 800,000 Internet subscribers, has tried something other U.S. Internet service providers have shied away from: It has inserted its own ...

Mar 03, 2011
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AOL in health, sports, real estate content deals

(AP) -- AOL Inc. said Thursday that it will get health, sports and real estate content from three outside companies: Sports news site operator Sporting News, health site operator Everyday Health and real estate listings ...

Jan 14, 2011
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FBI access to e-mail, Web data raises privacy fear

(AP) -- Invasion of privacy in the Internet age. Expanding the reach of law enforcement to snoop on e-mail traffic or on Web surfing. Those are among the criticisms being aimed at the FBI as it tries to update ...

Jul 30, 2010
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World Cup coverage expands on the Web, cell phones

(AP) -- With games airing live on cell phones and computers, the World Cup will get more online coverage than any major sporting event yet. Watching highlights the next day on TV or YouTube will suddenly ...

Jun 09, 2010
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Some blocked websites now accessible in China

(AP) -- Some websites, including ones with pornography, that were previously blocked by China's Internet censors were accessible inside the country Friday, though reasons for the change were unclear.

Jun 04, 2010
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