Pakistan may have caused YouTube outage: official

Pakistan may have caused YouTube outage: official
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistani Internet service providers may have inadvertently blocked the popular YouTube Web site across the world at the weekend when they restricted local access to the site, a telecommunications official said.[Lees verder]

Google, SingTel and others to build submarine cable
SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Web search company Google Inc has agreed to build an undersea cable with five telecoms operators that will link the United States to Japan, and provide the capacity to sustain a surge in Internet traffic between the continents.[Lees verder]

Bloggers test their popularity in Malaysia election
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – The Internet is changing the face of Malaysian politics, becoming a virtual political party of its own as the country gears up for elections next month.[Lees verder]

Microsoft to test new measure of Web ads
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp said on Monday it would test a new way to measure the effectiveness of Internet advertising in a challenge to an industry standard that has helped the likes of Web search leader Google Inc and Yahoo Inc.[Lees verder]

Men need Internet help to get prostate cancer info
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Visiting Web sites that provide general patient information on prostate cancer is not the best way for men to get help deciding whether to be screened for the disease, a new study shows.[Lees verder]

EA’s offer for Take-Two undervalued: big investor
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Video game giant Electronic Arts Inc’s (EA) offer of $26 a share for Take-Two Interactive Software Inc undervalues the company, and shareholders are unlikely to sell at that price, an investor who owns about 5 percent of Take-Two said on Monday.[Lees verder]

Sony head of game software development to resign
TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s Sony Corp said on Monday Phil Harrison, president of Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios, the game software development arm of Sony’s videogame division, will resign on February 29.[Lees verder]

FCC says will act on Web neutrality if needed
CAMBRIDGE, Mass (Reuters) – The head of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Monday he is “ready, willing and able” to stop broadband providers that unreasonably interfere with subscribers’ access to Internet content.[Lees verder]

Website boss detained over Khomeini grandson attack
TEHRAN (Reuters) – A court detained the head of a banned conservative-run Web site which had accused a grandson of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini of betraying the legacy of the founder of Iran’s 1979 Islamic Revolution.[Lees verder]

Pakistan may have caused YouTube outage: official
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistani Internet service providers may have inadvertently blocked the popular YouTube Web site across the world at the weekend when they restricted local access to the site, a telecommunications official said.[Lees verder]

Google, SingTel and others to build submarine cable
SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Web search company Google Inc has agreed to build an undersea cable with five telecoms operators that will link the United States to Japan, and provide the capacity to sustain a surge in Internet traffic between the continents.[Lees verder]

Bloggers test their popularity in Malaysia election
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – The Internet is changing the face of Malaysian politics, becoming a virtual political party of its own as the country gears up for elections next month.[Lees verder]

Microsoft to test new measure of Web ads
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp said on Monday it would test a new way to measure the effectiveness of Internet advertising in a challenge to an industry standard that has helped the likes of Web search leader Google Inc and Yahoo Inc.[Lees verder]

Men need Internet help to get prostate cancer info
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Visiting Web sites that provide general patient information on prostate cancer is not the best way for men to get help deciding whether to be screened for the disease, a new study shows.[Lees verder]

EA’s offer for Take-Two undervalued: big investor
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Video game giant Electronic Arts Inc’s (EA) offer of $26 a share for Take-Two Interactive Software Inc undervalues the company, and shareholders are unlikely to sell at that price, an investor who owns about 5 percent of Take-Two said on Monday.[Lees verder]

Sony head of game software development to resign
TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s Sony Corp said on Monday Phil Harrison, president of Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios, the game software development arm of Sony’s videogame division, will resign on February 29.[Lees verder]

FCC says will act on Web neutrality if needed
CAMBRIDGE, Mass (Reuters) – The head of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Monday he is “ready, willing and able” to stop broadband providers that unreasonably interfere with subscribers’ access to Internet content.[Lees verder]

Website boss detained over Khomeini grandson attack
TEHRAN (Reuters) – A court detained the head of a banned conservative-run Web site which had accused a grandson of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini of betraying the legacy of the founder of Iran’s 1979 Islamic Revolution.[Lees verder]