Archive: 18/11/2010

Chinese woman jailed over Twitter post

A Chinese woman has been sentenced to a year in a labour camp after she retweeted a Twitter post that mocked anti-Japanese protesters, according to human rights groups.

dateNov 18, 2010 in Internet
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Google creates its own real estate boom

Google's aggressive online growth increasingly has a counterpart in bricks and mortar, with the company's Mountain View, Calif., headquarters mushrooming over the past four years to occupy more than 4 million square feet, ...

dateNov 18, 2010 in Business
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Battle lines emerge in bluefin tuna battle

A meeting on the fate of the Atlantic bluefin tuna got into its stride on Thursday as Europe mulled a call for a modest cut in catches and Japan said it would propose a fishing ban on nations that cheat.

dateNov 18, 2010 in Ecology
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4G cellular networks might not live up to hype

If today's fastest smart phones deliver e-mails and Web pages with the speed of a thoroughbred racehorse, then the next generation of phones - now rolling onto the runway - may feel like jet planes.

dateNov 18, 2010 in Telecom
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20 German cities on Street View

(AP) -- Internet users can now take a virtual tour of 20 of Germany's largest cities on Google Inc.'s panoramic Street View program - but they won't always get a full view.

dateNov 18, 2010 in Internet
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