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Nigerian ISP says error caused disruption in Google services

5 hours ago   |   Phys.org   |   4 articles

A Nigerian internet service provider says a configuration error it made during a network upgrade caused a disruption of key Google services that routed traffic to China and Russia.
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Telecom Italia ousts CEO in boardroom tussle

9 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Italian phone group Telecom Italia sacked Chief Executive Amos Genish while he was away on business in Asia on Tuesday, ousting a man viewed by some directors as an obstacle to...
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Google traffic hijacked via tiny Nigerian ISP

9 hours ago   |   ZDnet

A large chunk of the hijacked traffic passed through the network of a controversial Chinese state-owned telecom provider that was previously accused of intentionally...
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Google went down after traffic was routed through China and Russia

10 hours ago   |   Engadget   |   3 articles

Google's services went down for an hour yesterday after its IP addresses were routed way from normal paths to Nigeria, China and Russia. Google told Ars Technica it doubted the...
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Telecom Italia ousts CEO in long-running boardroom battle

11 hours ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

A long-running board room battle in Italy's legacy telecoms provider, Telecom Italia, has culminated with the ouster of CEO Amos Genish, effective immediately.
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Internet traffic hijack disrupts Google services

14 hours ago   |   Phys.org

An internet traffic diversion rerouted data through Russia and China and disrupted Google services on Monday, including search, cloud-hosting services and its bundle of...
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Fizz Mobile to offer home internet, in addition to LTE wireless service

Fizz Mobile to offer home internet, in addition to LTE wireless service

1 day ago   |   MobileSyrup   |   2 articles

Videotron mid-range flanker brand Fizz Mobile appears to be gearing up for the launch of a home internet product with “intelligent Wi-Fi coverage.” Based on information...
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Xiaomi will bring its Pocophone F1 to South Korea on November 19

Xiaomi will bring its Pocophone F1 to South Korea on November 19

1 day ago   |   GSMArena   |   2 articles

Xiaomi will start selling the Pocophone F1 in South Korea on November 19 through SK Telecom, KT and LG U+. The device will come in 6GB + 64GB variety and be priced KRW 430,000...
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OnePlus 5G smartphone won't be the OnePlus 7: report

OnePlus 5G smartphone won't be the OnePlus 7: report

1 day ago   |   MobileSyrup   |   3 articles

Chinese hardware manufacturer OnePlus confirmed to CNET that the company's upcoming 5G smartphone won't be the ‘OnePlus 7,' like previously hypothesized. A OnePlus spokesperson...
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SoftBank seeks hard cash in Japan telco IPO

1 day ago   |   Reuters   |   3 articles

SoftBank Group Corp has won approval to conduct a 2.4 trillion yen initial public offering of its Japanese telecoms business, in a deal that will seal the group's...
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Apple's refurbished HomePod doesn't seem like a very good pre-Black Friday deal

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‘PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' parachutes onto PlayStation 4 on December 7

‘PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' parachutes onto PlayStation 4 on December 7

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I played 'Red Dead Redemption 2' as a cowboy photographer - here are my...

I played 'Red Dead Redemption 2' as a cowboy photographer - here are my favorite photos showing the insane level of detail in the game

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Spotify Apple Watch app out now: It's basic

Spotify Apple Watch app out now: It's basic

There's a new wearable app from Spotify this week, one made by the company to work specifically on the Apple Watch. This app works with the controls you might expect - playback... Read more ...

Cyber Monday 2018: Here's What To Expect From The Online Shopping Holiday

Cyber Monday 2018: Here's What To Expect From The Online Shopping Holiday

Black Friday is generally considered the year's biggest shopping day, seeing as it kicks off most retailers' holiday season. But that doesn't mean you should ignore Cyber... Read more ...