Third undersea cable cut in Middle East

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A third undersea cable was cut on Friday, just two days after two breaks near Egypt disrupted Web access in parts of the Middle East and Asia, Indian-owned cable network operator FLAG Telecom said. FLAG,...

Damaged Cable Disrupts Internet in the Middle East

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A breakdown in an international undersea cable network disrupted Internet links to Egypt, India and Gulf Arab countries on Wednesday, and Egypt said it could take several days for its services to return to normal....

Sir Alan Sugar unveils East End supercomputer

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Everyone's favourite shouty TV star, Sir Alan "you're fired!" Sugar unveiled a supercomputer at Queen Mary, University of London this morning. Sugar cajoles wannabe entrepreneurs on BBC1's The Apprentice and is founder of computer maker...

Music Industry Looks East to Tackle Piracy

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Music firms are launching their first lawsuits in Asia as the crackdown on net piracy continues. The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry announced this morning it had filed 963 lawsuits, with some of them...

Digital Bridge looks east with new hire

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Mobile entertainment publisher Digital Bridges has announced the appointment of Shigeru Ota as vice president of business development, with a view to expanding the firm's presence in the key Japanese market. Ota, who...

Hackers; please don't deface Middle East web sites

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Cyberangels, an offshoot of the Guardian Angels groups that patrol city neighborhoods to prevent crime, has launched an effort to protect the Internet from hackers angry at Saudi-born militant Osama bin Laden, the prime suspect...

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