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Google raises price of YouTube TV, adds sports, Turner 23/02/2018 04:06 PM
(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google is raising the price of its YouTube TV online service for new customers as it adds channels from Time Warner Inc's Turner, National Basketball League and Major League Baseball, the company said Wednesday.

'Sooner, faster, now' - the companies surfing the e-commerce wave 23/02/2018 01:33 PM
LONDON (Reuters) - Amazon's assault on the retail industry has brought misery to traditional retailers without a strong web presence.

United States tells WTO of concerns over China's new web access rules 23/02/2018 12:08 PM
GENEVA (Reuters) - The United States told the World Trade Organization on Friday that Chinese internet access rules coming into force next month appeared to create significant new restrictions for cross-border service suppliers and should be discussed at the WTO.

China's Huawei set to lead global charge to 5G networks 23/02/2018 07:28 AM
FRANKFURT/HONG KONG (Reuters) - China's Huawei is forging closer commercial ties with big telecom operators across Europe and Asia, putting the company in prime position to lead the global race for next-generation 5G networks despite U.S. allegations it poses a security threat.

States refile lawsuits to block repeal of U.S. net neutrality 22/02/2018 11:14 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A coalition of 22 state attorneys general and the District of Columbia on Thursday refiled legal challenges intended to block the Trump administration's repeal of landmark rules designed to ensure a free and open internet from taking effect.

Pyeongchang figure skating boosted music streaming, requests on Amazon 22/02/2018 10:53 AM
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - In a sport where music can play a big role in drawing in the audience, figure skating has introduced songs with lyrics at the Olympics, a move that has boosted several songs on at least one streaming service.

Tanzania internet users hit 23 million; 82 percent go online via phones: regulator 23/02/2018 10:48 AM
DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - The number of internet users in Tanzania rose by 16 percent at the end of 2017 to 23 million, with the majority of those using their handsets to go online, the telecom industry regulator said on Friday.Mobile phone use has surged in Tanzania and other African countries over the past decade, helped by the launch of cheaper smartphones and data services. Around 19 million internet users in Tanzania accessed the world wide web last year through their mobile phones, up from

UK regulator to cap prices BT can charge rivals for use of fast broadband 23/02/2018 10:22 AM
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's telecoms regulator will cap the price BT can charge rivals to use its fast broadband service and make it easier for all providers to use the company's infrastructure to build their own networks to boost the roll-out of fiber.

South Korean chat app becomes new outlet for #MeToo movement 22/02/2018 12:04 PM
SEOUL (Reuters) - A chat app where South Koreans can anonymously dish the dirt on their misbehaving bosses and colleagues is belatedly stirring the country's #MeToo movement, shedding new light on sexual harassment in the heavily male-dominated corporate culture.

GoDaddy revenue tops estimates as customer base expands 22/02/2018 11:34 PM
(Reuters) - GoDaddy Inc's quarterly revenue topped Wall Street estimates on Thursday, as the web-hosting company earned more from each user and expanded customer base with its acquisition of Host Europe Group.