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Norway shutting down FM radio stations

Norway shutting down FM radio stations Mon, 20 Apr, 2015

The Norwegian Ministry of Culture plans to shut down FM in January 2017 and the government is confident of ensuring a smooth transition to digital radio. Norway had planned the FM shut down back in 2011.
EU files antitrust charges against Google over search services

EU files antitrust charges against Google over search services Wed, 15 Apr, 2015

EU accusations that Google is abusing its dominant position in web searching to favor its own sites over rivals' center on a controversy nearly as old as the Web itself: do shopping comparison sites help consumers to make better choices, or do they simply link to other sites they don't control?
US and Cuba re-establish direct telephone calls

US and Cuba re-establish direct telephone calls Thu, 12 Mar, 2015

The United States and Cuba have re-established a direct telephone link, the Cuban state telecommunications company said Wednesday, in the latest step toward normalizing ties between the one-time Cold War foes.
First round-the-world solar flight takes off from UAE

First round-the-world solar flight takes off from UAE Mon, 09 Mar, 2015

Two pilots attempting the first flight around the world in a solar-powered plane began the maiden leg of their voyage on Monday, the mission's official website said.
Pakistan tightens cellphone control after Taliban massacre

Pakistan tightens cellphone control after Taliban massacre Fri, 27 Feb, 2015

Almost every Pakistani citizen has a cellphone, but from now on, Big Brother is checking to make sure their name, number and fingerprints are on record. The measures are meant to tighten control of cellphones and avert their use for militant attacks after the Taliban massacre two months ago at a school in Peshawar.
Teenager with fake gun storms Dutch broadcaster

Teenager with fake gun storms Dutch broadcaster Fri, 30 Jan, 2015

A 19-year-old Dutchman with a pistol forced his way into the studios of the national broadcaster NOS on Thursday demanding to be allowed to go on air, but was quickly arrested, officials said.
French newspaper 'Le Monde' says Twitter account hacked

French newspaper 'Le Monde' says Twitter account hacked Wed, 21 Jan, 2015

French newspaper "Le Monde" said its twitter account and publishing tool were hacked by a group called the "Syrian Electronic Army", an amorphous hacker collective that supports Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
North Korea blames U.S. for Internet outages

North Korea blames U.S. for Internet outages Sat, 27 Dec, 2014

North Korea accused the United States on Saturday of being responsible for Internet outages it experienced in recent days amid a confrontation between them over the hacking of the film studio Sony Pictures.
North Korea's Internet links restored amid U.S. hacking dispute

North Korea's Internet links restored amid U.S. hacking dispute Tue, 23 Dec, 2014

North Korea, at the center of a confrontation with the United States over the hacking of Sony Pictures, experienced a complete Internet outage for hours before links were restored on Tuesday, a U.S. company that monitors Internet infrastructure said.
Two dead as bombs hit Cairo telecommunications centre

Two dead as bombs hit Cairo telecommunications centre Sun, 29 Jun, 2014

Two bombings on Saturday in a Cairo suburb killed a teenager and her mother, officials said, the latest in a wave of blasts to hit the Egyptian capital this week.
British tabloid ex-editor found guilty of phone hacking

British tabloid ex-editor found guilty of phone hacking Tue, 24 Jun, 2014

Former News of the World editor and ex-press secretary to British Prime Minister David Cameron, Andy Coulson was found guilty of plotting to hack phones.
Dutch forensic scientists discover how to date fingerprints

Dutch forensic scientists discover how to date fingerprints Thu, 05 Jun, 2014

Dutch forensic experts say they have discovered how to accurately date fingerprints, a breakthrough that could one day let police date crime scene prints from years ago.
Google offers Europeans a right to be forgotten form to fill out

Google offers Europeans a right to be forgotten form to fill out Fri, 30 May, 2014

Google has started accepting requests from Europeans wanting to remove search links to information on them that they find objectionable, following a controversial ruling earlier this month by the Court of Justice of the European Union.
Edward Snowden says U.S. trained him as spy

Edward Snowden says U.S. trained him as spy Wed, 28 May, 2014

US intelligence whistle-blower Edward Snowden says in a US television interview that he was "trained as a spy" and worked undercover, overseas for various government agencies.
China wants to remove dirty vehicles from the road

China wants to remove dirty vehicles from the road Tue, 27 May, 2014

 China plans to take more than 5 million ageing vehicles off its roads this year in a bid to improve air quality, with 330,000 cars set to be decommissioned in Beijing alone, the government said in a policy document published on Monday.

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