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European parliament adopts 'net neutrality' law

Source: Business Balla | Apr 3 2014, 7:08am CDT | by Associated Press

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The European Parliament adopted a "net neutrality" bill on Thursday, barring Internet service...
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Telefonica offers to buy additional stake in Digital Plus

Jun 18 2014 7:54am CDT | Source: Euronews

Telefonica has offered 295 million euros for Mediaset Spain's 22% stake in pay-TV business Digital Plus. This latest deal comes after a previous ...
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World's first Firefox smartphone launched

Source: Business Balla | Jul 2 2013, 12:42am CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

Madrid, July 2 (IANS/EFE) Spain's Telefonica is offering the world's first smartphone with the Firefox operating system to compete with devices running Google Android and Apple IOS.
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Bangladeshi plane catches fire at Nepal airport, passengers safe
Kathmandu, July 28 (IANS) A Bangladeshi aircraft caught fire while landing at Kathmandu's Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Monday afternoon, officials said. | by IANS
 
Shift work can worsen asthma, pneumonia
London, July 28 (IANS) A research has found that drugs widely used to treat lung diseases like asthma or pneumonia work better with the body clock. | by IANS
 
Decoded: What triggers sexual arousal in you
New York, July 28 (IANS) Know why just looking at an attractive face stimulates sexual arousal? Well, it takes two to tango! | by IANS
 
 

Samsung's Q1 profit surges on smartphone sales

Source: Business Balla | Apr 26 2013, 3:00am CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

Samsung's Q1 profit surges on smartphone sales
Seoul, April 26 (IANS) Samsung Electronics, the world's largest maker of handsets, memory chips and flat screens, said Friday that its operating profit surged in the first quarter on the back of solid demand for its Galaxy smartphones.
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Samsung to launch Galaxy S4 first in Seoul

Source: Business Balla | Apr 25 2013, 4:04am CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

Samsung to launch Galaxy S4 first in Seoul
Seoul, April 25 (IANS) Samsung Electronics Thursday said it will roll out its new flagship smartphone model Galaxy S4 in Seoul this Friday for the first time across the globe.
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America Movil's Brazil units mull merger of operations

Source: Business Balla | Apr 13 2013, 1:42am CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

America Movil's Brazil units mull merger of operations
Rio de Janeiro, April 13 (IANS/EFE) The Brazil units of business magnate Carlos Slim's America Movil - Embratel, Claro and NET - said Friday they have launched studies with a view to a potential merger of their operations.
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Telefonica Brazil's profits rise

Source: Business Balla | Feb 25 2013, 10:40pm CST | by Luigi Lugmayr

Telefonica Brazil's profits rise
Sao Paulo, Feb 26 (IANS/EFE) Telefonica Brazil, a unit of Spanish telecom giant Telefonica, said Monday it posted net income of $2.22 billion in 2012, up 2.1 percent from the previous year.
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Spanish firm wins spectrum in British auction

Source: Business Balla | Feb 21 2013, 12:17am CST | by Luigi Lugmayr

Spanish firm wins spectrum in British auction
Madrid, Feb 21 (IANS/EFE) Spanish telecommunications giant Telefonica spent 550 million pounds ($844.23 million) to acquire spectrum in an auction in Britain, the company said Wednesday in a regulatory filing.
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Mozilla introduces Firefox OS phones

Source: Business Balla | Jan 23 2013, 2:16am CST | by Luigi Lugmayr

San Francisco, Jan 23 (IANS) Browser maker Mozilla Tuesday introduced two phones powered by its open source Firefox OS platform with focus on low-end markets.
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31 killed in Iraq violence
Baghdad, July 28 (IANS) At least 31 people were killed and 20 others wounded in the latest violent attacks and conflicts in Iraq, police source said Monday. Police patrols Monday found 14 unidentified bodies - 11 men...
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Narang clinches men's 50m rifle prone silver
Glasgow, July 28 (IANS) Indian shooters continued to bring home more medals as Gagan Narang won the country's third medal Monday clinching the men's 50-metre rifle prone silver in the finals at the Commonwealth Games...
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Renew humanitarian truce in Gaza: UN chief
United Nations, July 28 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Monday urged Israel and te Islamist Hamas movement to renew a humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza and called on those responsible to "step back from provoking...
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Indian paddlers lose men's team bronze playoff
Glasgow, July 28 (IANS) India's men paddlers suffered a disappointing finish in the team bronze medal playoff, losing to Nigeria 1-3 at the Commonwealth Games here Monday. India, who had won the bronze in the same...
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Ousted Thai PM faces power-abuse allegation
Bangkok, July 28 (IANS) Thailand's Election Commission (EC) is accusing former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra of abusing power by using public funds to campaign for elections, local media reported Monday. EC...
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CWG: Ghosal, Anaka lose in squash
Glasgow, July 28 (IANS) Indian squash players Saurav Ghosal and Anaka Alankamony bit the dust Monday bringing to an end their individual campaigns in squash singles at the Commonwealth Games here. While Ghosal lost...
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England 452/5 at tea
Southampton, July 28 (IANS) England were batting at 452/5 at tea on Day 2 of the third cricket Test against India at the Rose Bowl here Monday. Ian Bell and wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler were batting on 133 and 13...
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Hockey: India out to prove a point against Australia
Glasgow, July 28 (IANS) Having registered consecutive victories against Wales and Scotland, India will be hoping to continue their winning spree when they face defending champions Australia in their next group game of...
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England declare first innings at 569/7
Southampton, July 28 (IANS) England declared their first innings at 569 for seven on the second day of the third cricket Test against India at The Rose Bowl here Monday. Ian Bell was the top scorer with 167 while Gary...
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Hosts Scotland record best CWG gold haul
Glasgow, July 28 (IANS) Hosts Scotland recorded their highest Commonwealth Games gold haul here by picking up their 12th yellow metal Monday. Alex Marshall and Paul Foster won Scotland's historic 12th gold medal in...
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