A 'Sky' remote control is pictured in central London. ...
Jun 15th, 2010
(AFP/File) - A 'Sky' remote control is pictured in central London. Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. has revealed a bid of 7.8 billion pounds ($11.5 billion) for full control of British pay-TV giant BSkyB, but the television giant which screens Premier League football has demanded more.(AFP/File/Leon Neal) -
Eight major U.S. web companies, including Apple, Google and Facebook, made a joint call on Monday for tighter controls on how governments collect personal data, intensifying the furor over online surveillance. In an open letter to U.S. President Barack Obama and Congress, the companies said recent revelations showed the balance had tipped too far i... [Full Article]
By Emmanuel Braun BANGUI (Reuters) - The French army said it has restored some stability in the capital of Central African Republic after battling gunmen on Monday in an operation to disarm rival Muslim and Christian fighters responsible for killing hundreds since last week. Shooting erupted near Bangui's airport in the morning when gunmen ref... [Full Article]