Category Archives: Internet

10Jan/17

Snapchat picks London despite Brexit

Messaging app Snapchat says it will make London the home of its international operations, delivering another vote of confidence in Britain’s tech standing as the country prepares to leave the European Union. Rosanna Philpott reports. Continue reading

10Jan/17

Yahoo renames itself Altaba

The Silicon Valley pioneer also said CEO Marissa Mayer and some other directors will leave the board after it closes its deal with Verizon. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading

12Dec/16

Google signs internet deal with Cuba’s telecommunications monopoly

Google signed an agreement with the Cuban government on Monday granting internet users in the country quicker access to its branded content.
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16Nov/16

Google to expand its London offices creating 3,000 more jobs

Google announces plans to expand its London offices to eventually accommodate 7,000 employees, creating around 3000 new jobs.

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24Sep/16

A Google feature film lays bare life in India

Executive Producer Richie Mehta talks about Google’s feature film “India in a Day” which is made entirely from contributions of Indians of all walks of life on October 10, 2015. Continue reading

22Sep/16

Yahoo to confirm big data breach – Recode

Yahoo is expected to confirm that a data breach has exposed several hundred million user accounts, according to Recode. Fred Katayama reports.
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22Sep/16

Taiwan asks Google to blur island images

Taipei’s Defense Ministry asks Google to blur Itu Aba, its one and only holding in the South China Sea, from satellite images on Google Maps and Google Earth. Graham Mackay reports. Continue reading

09Sep/16

Russian blogger faces jail time after playing Pokemon Go in church

Russian video blogger faces prison term for ‘inciting hatred’ and ‘insulting religious feelings’ after playing Pokemon Go in an Orthodox cathedral.

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02Sep/16

Mark Zuckerberg meets tech developers in first visit to Nigeria

Facebook founder and Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg meets with developers and local businesses in Nigeria.

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