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From Telstar, a new age of telecommunications (pictures)

The humble little satellite could handle just a single black-and-white TV channel, but it was the cutting-edge technology of its day. JFK gave it a spin 50 years ago today.

8 Images Jul. 12, 2012

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Japanese government plans to remove SIM locks for phones

Subscribers in Japan are currently locked into a mobile carrier at expensive monthly rates when buying a subsidised phone. A new government initiative will remove the SIM locks on phones to allow for freedom of choice.

By Jun. 29, 2014

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Russia blocks access to several Web sites critical of Putin

Russian government orders ISPs to cut access to a handful of opposition Web sites, some of which have criticized recent military incursions on the Crimean peninsula.

By Mar. 13, 2014

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Turkey’s prime minister wants Twitter ban reinstated

Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan says that a court order lifting the Twitter ban should be overturned.

By Apr. 8, 2014

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China to lift Twitter, Facebook bans in Shanghai free-trade zone

Government hopes move will encourage financial and economic reforms, according to a South China Morning Post report.

By Sep. 23, 2013

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Be your own light show in app-controlled CuteCircuit clubwear

CuteCircuit's new collection of LED fashion, controlled by a smartphone app, marries beauty with technology.

By Mar. 13, 2014

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Turkey approves legislation to block Internet sites

Passed by Turkey's parliament, the bill would allow the government to cut off access to any site without the need for court approval, says the Wall Street Journal.

By Feb. 6, 2014

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Midrange HTC 606w leaks, eyes China go-ahead, reports say

The device was leaked onto the Web, and shows a 4.3-inch 720p display and a dual-core 1.2GHz processor, according to reports.

By Apr. 17, 2013

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Google, allies aim to spread Internet to poorer parts of globe

The Alliance for Affordable Internet aims to cut Net costs from 30 percent of monthly income to 5 percent. Other members include US and UK government agencies, Facebook, and Microsoft.

By Oct. 7, 2013

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Text-to-911: What you need to know (FAQ)

Starting May 15, Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint will let you text police in case of an emergency. Here's how it works.

By May. 5, 2014