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Israel Attack on Iran Could Ignite Middle East - Hezbollah - New York Times

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Israel Attack on Iran Could Ignite Middle East - Hezbollah - New York Times

BlackBerry outage affecting users in Europe, Middle East and Africa

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While the two events are entirely unrelated, a major service outage coinciding with potentially the biggest mobile of the year hitting stores worldwide is just plain old unlucky. Users of RIM's BlackBerry service in the EMEA region are at the wrong end of a network problem affecting BBM, email...
BlackBerry outage affecting users in Europe, Middle East and Africa

Mahdi 'Messiah' malware targeted Israel, Iran PCs

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Trojan with references to Islam, Farsi language, and Israel-Iran conflict is found on hundreds of PCs in the Middle East. [Read more]...
Mahdi 'Messiah' malware targeted Israel, Iran PCs

Brazil jails Google chief for not removing YouTube videos

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The Latin American country demands that the Web giant take down videos denigrating political candidates, as well as the anti-Islam film that sparked protests across the Middle East. [Read more]...
Brazil jails Google chief for not removing YouTube videos

Twitter goes global by putting its service on feature phones

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The social network pushes further into Eastern Europe, Asia, South America, and the Middle East as IPO chatter increases. [Read more]...
Twitter goes global by putting its service on feature phones

Fujitsu's new Lifebook E Line laptops come in three sizes, but share accessories

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Fujitsu promises that although the new business laptops in its Lifebook E Line come in screen sizes from 13.3 inches to 15.6 inches, all will use the same standard components, including the main board, drives for the modular expansion bay, and AC adapters. By providing choices yet standardizing the...
Fujitsu's new Lifebook E Line laptops come in three sizes, but share accessories

Amazon.com: Quicksand: America's Pursuit of Power in the Middle East (9781594202414): Geoffrey Wawro: Books

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Amazon.com: Quicksand: America's Pursuit of Power in the Middle East (9781594202414): Geoffrey Wawro: Books

LG Optimus Vu goes global, trades Snapdragon processor for NVIDIA Tegra 3

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LG's extra-wide handset appears to be embarking on a world tour, and its packing a new processor for the trip. The Optimus Vu will be taking NVIDIA'S Tegra 3 chip to select markets in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America this September. It's still rocking that...
LG Optimus Vu goes global, trades Snapdragon processor for NVIDIA Tegra 3
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LG takes the Optimus Vu global, goes quad-core

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LG is taking the Optimus Vu, its would-be Galaxy Note contender, global. 'Select' markets in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America will be the first outside Korea and Japan to get their wrapped around its squat body, courtesy of its large 5-inch 4:3 aspect ratio IPS display....
LG takes the Optimus Vu global, goes quad-core

Motorola Droid RAZR Maxx set to hit Europe and Middle East in May

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While Stateside folks have been enjoying the thicker, but longer lasting RAZR Maxx for a few months now, those from across the pond have been missing out. Good news is you won't have to wait it out on the sidelines much longer, as Motorola's announced the extra juice-packing Maxx...
Motorola Droid RAZR Maxx set to hit Europe and Middle East in May

Shipping Accidents Sever Data Cables

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Undersea data cables linking East Africa to the Middle East and Europe were severed in two separate shipping accidents this month, causing outages in at least nine countries and affecting millions of Internet and phone users....
Shipping Accidents Sever Data Cables

HSBC Bank Reports Stolen Customer Account Information, Again

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International bank HSBC reported on Tuesday that a recently-resigned employee walked away with crucial customer information in July of 2012. The information included HSBC customers' names, phone numbers, account numbers and account types. HSBC is a global bank with 6,900 offices across 84 countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas, Middle...
HSBC Bank Reports Stolen Customer Account Information, Again

Urban tech: From Masdar to Main Street?

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Self-driving electric taxis, smart appliances and municipal solar power are all amenities enjoyed by the residents of the futuristic Masdar City in the Middle East. Here's how they'll make their way to the U.S....
Urban tech: From Masdar to Main Street?

Logitech selects Bracken Darrell as president right now, next CEO in 2013

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When current CEO Guerrino De Luca took over the reigns at Logitech following huge losses on Google TV and its business in the EMEA region, we knew it was only temporary and now Logitech has appointed a successor. Bracken P. Darrell is coming over from Whirlpool (where he lead its...
Logitech selects Bracken Darrell as president right now, next CEO in 2013

Here's Samsung's own (lengthy) hands-on video with the Galaxy Note II

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Samsung took the wraps off its Galaxy Note II this week at IFA 2012. The smartphone maker has posted a lengthy, as in 13-minute, hands-on with the device for those who weren’t lucky enough to make it to Berlin. Judging by the length of the video, it looks like Samsung’s pushing...
Here's Samsung's own (lengthy) hands-on video with the Galaxy Note II

Yahoo's Europe Head Riley Steps Down, But Will Remain at Company

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Earlier this week, Rich Riley — the nattily-dressed SVP and managing director of Yahoo’s EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region — sent an email to his staff that he was stepping down from that top role at the company. But, unlike other high-ranking execs that have departed the...
Yahoo's Europe Head Riley Steps Down, But Will Remain at Company

Samsung Galaxy Note II 'Phablet' Passes Five Million Channel Sales In ~Two Months

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At the start of this month Samsung announced that channel sales of its mini-tablet-sized smartphone, the Galaxy Note II, had passed three million unit sales in 37 days on sale. Now the Korean mobile maker has announced that cumulative global channel sales of the device have exceeded five million after around...
Samsung Galaxy Note II 'Phablet' Passes Five Million Channel Sales In ~Two Months

Heads up, EMEA startups: Check out the Webit Congress StartUp Challenge

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Later this year, you’ll be able to find The Next Web (more specifically, me) at the huge international Webit Congress in Istanbul, Turkey. While the organizers are putting together an impressive speaker list with more than 180 people on it so far, we’d like to direct the attention of startup...
Heads up, EMEA startups: Check out the Webit Congress StartUp Challenge

Pascal Cagni to Apple: Adieu, Adieu, to Yieu and Yieu and Yieu

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Pascal Cagni, vice president and general manager of Apple Europe, Middle-East, India and Africa, has reportedly left the company. Le Figaro reports that Cagni, who joined Apple in 2000, tendered his resignation Wednesday. Sources close to the company confirmed to AllThingsD that this is indeed the case, though they had...
Pascal Cagni to Apple: Adieu, Adieu, to Yieu and Yieu and Yieu

Boeing relocating 787 training simulator from Seattle to Miami

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Boeing announced today that it is moving its training flight simulators — including one for the 787 Dreamliner — along with other aircraft from Seattle to Miami. Boeing says that Miami is the company’s largest flight-training center and the preferred location for its customers from Latin America, United States, Middle East...
Boeing relocating 787 training simulator from Seattle to Miami

Vyclone: This collaborative video app is just what citizen journalists ordered

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2011 was a tumultuous year for the Middle East, but the troubles also served as a reminder of the role technology can play in giving everyone a voice. Live video-streaming platform Bambuser is one example of how citizens took the initiative and reported on events from their own perspective, often...
Vyclone: This collaborative video app is just what citizen journalists ordered

How Pro-Regime Forces Use Spyware to Target Arab Spring Rebels

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For most people, spam emails are nothing more than a nuisance, but for pro-democracy activists in the Middle East, they could be a matter of life and death....
How Pro-Regime Forces Use Spyware to Target Arab Spring Rebels

TechCrunch Is Off To Beirut For ArabNet

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This week I’m heading the ArabNet Digital Summit in Beirut, Lebanon. It looks like the march of the Internet isn’t just changing society across the Arab region, but business too. The MENA (Middle East North Africa) region’s largest digital event has been expanded to 5 days featuring speakers, panels, workshops,...
TechCrunch Is Off To Beirut For ArabNet

Google, Facebook And Twitter Ordered To Delete Photos By UK Law Enforcement

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It seems that, once again, the UK is going censorship crazy and not realizing how that only attacts more attention to that which they're trying to censor. This time, it involves some photos that were posted online of one Jon Venables, who at the age of 10, murdered 2-year old...
Google, Facebook And Twitter Ordered To Delete Photos By UK Law Enforcement

Twitter to begin censoring Tweets in certain countries

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Twitter has announced it will begin restricting Tweets in certain countries, marking a policy shift for the social media platform that helped propel the popular uprisings recently sweeping across the Middle East....
Twitter to begin censoring Tweets in certain countries

LG unveils a vanilla white Nexus 4 -- exec says it won't build the Nexus 5

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale If you weren’t a fan of the Nexus 4′s original black color, LG has just debuted a new model that looks a bit more stylish. The company announced a white Nexus 4 today, which will begin shipping in...
LG unveils a vanilla white Nexus 4 -- exec says it won't build the Nexus 5

Beyonce’s Incredibly Expensive/Rare BlackBerry Just Shitted On Your Cell Phone’s Life

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If you just got the iPhone 4S and modified it with like a glowing Apple logo on back and you're walking around thinking you're a cool guy with a somewhat unique cell phone, well, I just saw this picture of Beyonce walking around in Brooklyn with Blue Ivy in a Baby Bjorn,...
Beyonce’s Incredibly Expensive/Rare BlackBerry Just Shitted On Your Cell Phone’s Life

Samsung GALAXY S Advance Now Official

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Today, South Korean mobile phone maker Samsung Electronics announced the release of Samsung GALAXY S Advance, the latest addition to its popular GALAXY lineup of devices. The new mobile phone is expected to arrive on shelves in Russia in February, and should hit the market in CIS, Europe, Africa,...
Samsung GALAXY S Advance Now Official

Official: Mini claims first international rally win

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Filed under: Motorsports, Mini, Middle East It may not be a World Rally Championship event, but Mini is celebrating its first win at an international rally (at least its first such win of the modern era). The event in question was the Qatar International Rally, a fully FIA-sanctioned event that...
Official: Mini claims first international rally win
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