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Internet in Syria has been restored after being disconnected for over 19 hours

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Internet in Syria has been restored on Wednesday at 14:13 UTC. The country went offline on Tuesday at around 18:45 UTC as Internet connectivity was completely cut across the nation. Renesys was the first to report that Internet access was being re-established in Syria. Syrian Internet is returning.First probes making...
Internet in Syria has been restored after being disconnected for over 19 hours

HBO Go could eventually be offered as a bundle with your ISP, but why fuss with gatekeepers?

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HBO has long been known for dishing out cult TV shows like Curb Your Enthusiasm and Sex in the City — along with recent hits like Game of Thrones and Girls. The network, at the moment, is closely tied to television, and understandably so; cable TV has led it to...
HBO Go could eventually be offered as a bundle with your ISP, but why fuss with gatekeepers?

Researchers propose à la carte internet services, overhaul for web infrastructure

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A quintet of researchers funded by the National Science Foundation have envisioned a new internet architecture, one where features could be purchased à la carte. The proposed framework would allow users to fine tune their experience by choosing from a variety of connection services. Let's say, for example, that...
Researchers propose à la carte internet services, overhaul for web infrastructure

New Indian court petition pushes Facebook for stricter user authentication

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Facebook is facing calls to increase the level of authentication it asks of users in India, adding to the pressure that it is under with two legal cases pushing it, and other Web firms, to reform its measure for censoring content in the country. As a report from Times of India...
New Indian court petition pushes Facebook for stricter user authentication

Almost half of poor Americans go to the library for Internet

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There's more data coming in on the extent to which low income Americans depend on public institutions for broadband. A new report released by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation says that 44 percent of those living below the poverty level access e-mail and the Web via their local...
Almost half of poor Americans go to the library for Internet
Think Europeans are more into data privacy than Americans? Think again.
Wiresurfer wants to make picking telecom as easy as booking a flight

As Siri comes to China, local companies court Apple to add their services

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With Apple’s release of iOS 6 on Wednesday, Chinese users received several new features, including the promised localized version of Siri, which now speaks Mandarin and Cantonese. The service, however, has only limited usefulness as it isn’t yet integrated with some of the country’s largest domestic Internet services. Reports suggest...
As Siri comes to China, local companies court Apple to add their services

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Copyright Troll Malibu Media Demands Comcast Tell It What Content Subscribers Accessed Online

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Remember Malibu Media? That's the copyright troll that has run into some trouble with some of its lawsuits lately and may be in for even more trouble. In November, we noted that they had very aggressively tried to argue that Verizon should shut up and hand over private info on...
Copyright Troll Malibu Media Demands Comcast Tell It What Content Subscribers Accessed Online

With A Budget Almost Cut In Half And 40 Percent Staff Cuts Can The RIAA Survive?

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RIAA’s budget comes from music labels and distributors. In theory it represents the interests of the music industry. Therefore, it depends on their willingness to pay them to represent music in all its forms. That’s not going so good. TorrentFreak obtained its latest tax filing and the RIAA is facing...
With A Budget Almost Cut In Half And 40 Percent Staff Cuts Can The RIAA Survive?
Facebook, Google, Groupon, and Twitter led all companies in private acquisitions in 2012

Media.net is building an army to challenge Google’s contextual advertising dominance

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You’ve probably never heard of Divyank ‘Div’ Turakhia, and that’s a shame. Turakhia is an amazing India-born serial entrepreneur who started his first business when he was 14 years old, and co-founded domain name, Web hosting and Internet services giant Directi when he was only 18, turning it into a...
Media.net is building an army to challenge Google’s contextual advertising dominance

The Engadget Interview: Qualcomm's Rob Chandhok on the Internet of things at MWC 2013

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Few people understand the Internet of things better than Rob Chandhok -- president of Internet services at Qualcomm -- and we had the chance to sit down with him in Barcelona after our interview with Raj Talluri. We chatted about AllJoyn, a set of open source services which the...
The Engadget Interview: Qualcomm's Rob Chandhok on the Internet of things at MWC 2013

Damascus online after blackout

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Internet services in Syria's capital resume after a two-day blackout, as clashes between government forces and rebels around Damascus intensify....
Damascus online after blackout
Iran reportedly blocking encrypted internet access on eve of Islamic revolution

Is your mobile operator getting in the way of VoIP services for cheaper calls?

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The Next Web has been at the Open Mobile Summit in London today finding out about the futures of mCommerce, digital media for mobile, monetization and being updated on what to expect from our pocket rockets in future. One of the companies represented on a panel at the event yesterday...
Is your mobile operator getting in the way of VoIP services for cheaper calls?

Comcast Is First U.S. ISP to Offer IPv6 to Home Gateway Users

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Comcast has become the first U.S. broadband ISP to enable next-gen Internet services for residential customers....
Comcast Is First U.S. ISP to Offer IPv6 to Home Gateway Users

Which ISPs are capping your broadband, and why?

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Broadband caps are spreading across the U.S., and even if Comcast did recently raise its cap of five years from 250 GB a month to 300 GB, the growth of usage based broadband is a negative and insidious trend that could hurt our ability to innovate. So I’ve documented which...
Which ISPs are capping your broadband, and why?

Microsoft-Yahoo search pact finally starts bearing fruit in Europe, but should advertisers care?

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Over on the Microsoft Advertising adCenter blog, Microsoft’s EMEA Marketing lead Cedric Chambaz has announced that the search alliance between the software giant and ailing Internet services pioneer Yahoo is entering the last stage of its implementation in UK, France and Ireland, starting on 18 April 2012. This transition was...
Microsoft-Yahoo search pact finally starts bearing fruit in Europe, but should advertisers care?

Apple reportedly picking Beats' brain over music subscriptions

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Apple has reportedly engaged in talks over a "potential music service partnership" with Beats Electronics, according to Reuters. The report, published Wednesday, claims Beats CEO Jimmy Iovine met with Apple CEO Tim Cook and head of Internet services Eddy Cue in February to talk about Beats' new music subscription...
Apple reportedly picking Beats' brain over music subscriptions
Cloud communications biz Twilio adds global SMS and multi-language support

Mexicans overcharged billions for phone, web: study (Reuters)

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Reuters - Mexicans have been overcharged $13.4 billion a year for phone and internet services as the industry dominated by billionaire Carlos Slim gouges customers and keeps the economy from growing, a study released on Monday said....
Mexicans overcharged billions for phone, web: study (Reuters)

FCC adopts new licensing rules for in-flight Internet service

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New rules designed to speed deployment of Internet services by airlines on aircraft. [Read more]...
FCC adopts new licensing rules for in-flight Internet service

Leap Second Bedevils Web Systems Over Weekend

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Despite precautions by system providers, an extra second added to the official timekeeping record Saturday triggered several popular Internet services to crash......
Leap Second Bedevils Web Systems Over Weekend

Anti-Piracy Group Threatens Pirate Party With Criminal Charges For Hosting The Pirate Bay

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For a few years now, the Swedish Pirate Party has provided some hosting services to The Pirate Bay, arguing that attempts to take it down would amount to political censorship. It appears that theory may finally get tested. According to TorrentFreak, the Swedish anti-piracy group "Rights Alliance" has sent a...
Anti-Piracy Group Threatens Pirate Party With Criminal Charges For Hosting The Pirate Bay
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Report: NSA, FBI collecting content from Google, Facebook, other services

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The U.S. National Security Agency and Federal Bureau of Investigation have access to servers at Google, Facebook and other major Internet services, collecting audio, video, e-mail and other content for surveillance, the Washington Post reported on Thursday.The surveillance is taking place under a classified program called PRISM, which was...
Report: NSA, FBI collecting content from Google, Facebook, other services

Myanmar plans to open doors to foreign telcos for affordable cellular, internet service

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Hefty price tags haven't exactly made cellphones ubiquitous in cash-strapped Myanmar. According to AFP, an estimated 96 percent of the nation's 60 million inhabitants don't own a mobile handset, but that might soon be changing. A new reform plan announced by Myanmar's Post and Telecommunication Minister, Thein Tun, lays...
Myanmar plans to open doors to foreign telcos for affordable cellular, internet service
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