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Phony Al-Jazeera text messages sent by pro-Syrian gov't hackers

The network's short messaging service was compromised and used to send false news reports, including a report that Qatar's prime minister had been assassinated.

By September 9, 2012


Roku boxes get USB playback, Al Jazeera English

Roku has announced a new firmware update that allows for playback of digital media off the USB port, as well as adding Al Jazeera English as a Newscaster channel.

By February 1, 2011


Getting news out of an unplugged Egypt

Al Jazeera streams Egypt protests while people turn to old-fashioned landlines, faxes and ham radio to get information in and out of the country.

By January 28, 2011


Al Jazeera calls for bloggers to spread Egypt news

Following the closure of its Cairo office by the Egyptian government, Arab broadcaster Al Jazeera is asking those in Egypt to use social media to get the word out about the country's ongoing protest movement.

By January 31, 2011


Akamai ends Al-Jazeera server support

First came the crushing traffic and the hack attacks. Now the Arabic news organization has lost Web server support for its troubled Internet efforts.

April 4, 2003


Guilty plea in Al Jazeera site hack

A central California man pleads guilty to two charges stemming from an attack on the Web site of the Arab news service Al Jazeera during the early days of the Iraq conflict.

By June 12, 2003