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Google, Facebook team up for direct undersea connection to Asia

New York, Oct 13 : Internet giants Google and Facebook have teamed up with Pacific Light Data Communication and undersea communication solution provider TE SubCom to build the first direct submarine cable system between Los Angeles and Hong Kong with ultra high-capacity.
The Pacific Light Cable Network (PLCN) will have…

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Time for telecom industry to dump the dumb pipe

 

New Delhi, Oct 12 : The connectivity-driven digital revolution in the country has prompted fundamental policy reforms, a premier thought-leadership brand has stated, adding that trends in the industry are pushing telecoms to choose between ‘dumb’ utility models and growth-driven business models.
“A connectivity-driven digital revolution…

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Flock launches new app for mailing list functionality

New Delhi, Oct 12 : Instant messaging service provider Flock on Wednesday launched a new app “Mailcast” that integrates mailing list functionality directly into Flock.
With Mailcast, every group created on Flock is automatically converted to an email list and it creates a unique and permanent email address for every group…

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Google, Apple, Disney out from Twitter acquisition race

San Francisco, Oct 7 : Twitter stocks fell significantly after Google and Walt Disney reportedly ruled out to acquire the struggling micro-blogging platform – leaving only Salesforce in the bidding race.
According to a Re/Code report, Twitter’s shares dropped 17 per cent in pre-market trading on Thursday after…

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