Thailand lifts 5-month YouTube ban

Thailand lifts 5-month YouTube ban
BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand has lifted a five-month ban on the video-sharing Web site YouTube after it agreed to block any video clips deemed offensive to the nation’s revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej.[Lees verder]

Savvy teachers use the Net to engage students
NEW YORK (Reuters) – As children head back to school savvy teachers are looking for the best ways to help students maximize their learning potential.[Lees verder]

Amazon.com to launch music service in September: report
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc has tentatively set a mid-September target for the launch of its music service, the New York Post reported in its online edition on Friday, citing sources familiar with the situation.[Lees verder]

NBC Universal ends contract with Apple’s iTunes
NEW YORK (Reuters) – NBC Universal has decided not to renew its contract to sell television shows on iTunes, becoming the second major media company to challenge Apple Inc’s dominance in digital entertainment.[Lees verder]

Google News licenses wire news agencies
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Google Inc is playing host to news stories from four news agencies including the Associated Press, the company said on Friday, setting the stage for it to generate advertising revenue from Google News.[Lees verder]

U.N. alerts Iraqi refugees in Syria via text message
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The U.N. refugee agency is alerting more than 33,000 vulnerable Iraqi refugees in Damascus through text messages on cell phones, which many of them use to keep in touch with family and friends.[Lees verder]

Police uncover China’s largest online pyramid scam
BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese police have uncovered the country’s largest alleged on-line pyramid selling scheme, involving 170,000 people and 1.36 billion yuan ($180 million), state media said on Friday.[Lees verder]

Monster data theft also hit U.S. job site
BOSTON (Reuters) – About 146,000 people using a U.S. government jobs Web site had their personal information stolen by hackers who broke into computers at Monster Worldwide Inc, a government spokesman said on Thursday.[Lees verder]

Morningstar exec may buy Business 2.0: report
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Joe Mansueto, chairman of investment research company Morningstar Inc, has emerged as the top bidder for Time Inc’s tech-oriented Business 2.0 magazine, the New York Post reported in its online edition on Friday, citing unnamed sources.[Lees verder]

Thailand lifts 5-month YouTube ban
BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand has lifted a five-month ban on the video-sharing Web site YouTube after it agreed to block any video clips deemed offensive to the nation’s revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej.[Lees verder]

Savvy teachers use the Net to engage students
NEW YORK (Reuters) – As children head back to school savvy teachers are looking for the best ways to help students maximize their learning potential.[Lees verder]

Amazon.com to launch music service in September: report
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc has tentatively set a mid-September target for the launch of its music service, the New York Post reported in its online edition on Friday, citing sources familiar with the situation.[Lees verder]

NBC Universal ends contract with Apple’s iTunes
NEW YORK (Reuters) – NBC Universal has decided not to renew its contract to sell television shows on iTunes, becoming the second major media company to challenge Apple Inc’s dominance in digital entertainment.[Lees verder]

Google News licenses wire news agencies
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Google Inc is playing host to news stories from four news agencies including the Associated Press, the company said on Friday, setting the stage for it to generate advertising revenue from Google News.[Lees verder]

U.N. alerts Iraqi refugees in Syria via text message
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The U.N. refugee agency is alerting more than 33,000 vulnerable Iraqi refugees in Damascus through text messages on cell phones, which many of them use to keep in touch with family and friends.[Lees verder]

Police uncover China’s largest online pyramid scam
BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese police have uncovered the country’s largest alleged on-line pyramid selling scheme, involving 170,000 people and 1.36 billion yuan ($180 million), state media said on Friday.[Lees verder]

Monster data theft also hit U.S. job site
BOSTON (Reuters) – About 146,000 people using a U.S. government jobs Web site had their personal information stolen by hackers who broke into computers at Monster Worldwide Inc, a government spokesman said on Thursday.[Lees verder]

Morningstar exec may buy Business 2.0: report
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Joe Mansueto, chairman of investment research company Morningstar Inc, has emerged as the top bidder for Time Inc’s tech-oriented Business 2.0 magazine, the New York Post reported in its online edition on Friday, citing unnamed sources.[Lees verder]

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