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Damascus online after blackout

Internet services in Syria's capital resume after a two-day blackout, as clashes between government forces and rebels around Damascus intensify.

 

DirecTV and Viacom Settle Dispute Over Fees, Restoring Service

DirecTV

After a nine-day blackout that denied subscribers access to Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and other channels, the two companies reach agreement on a new long-term deal.

 

Wikipedia, Google protest US antipiracy proposals

SOPA: Wikipedia Blackout

January 18 is a date that will live in ignorance, as Wikipedia started a 24-hour blackout of its English-language articles, joining other sites in protesting pending U.S. legislation aimed at shutting down sites that share pirated movies and other content.

Senh: Dammit. I didn't think I would be affected by this too much, but I am. I tried submitting an article to reddit and the site was blacked out. I tried researching something on Wikipedia, and it too was blacked out. At least there's still google.

 

Rolling blackouts for Tokyo all summer

Rolling blackouts for Tokyo all summer

The loss of two nuclear power plants means the Tokyo region will face the summer peak demand with a loss of about 20% of capacity, the plant's owner said Thursday.

 

Fox, Cablevision reach deal to end NY blackout

Fox, Cablevision reach deal to end NY blackout

Fox and Cablevision reached an agreement Saturday that will restore programming to more than 3 million New York-area subscribers who have been without some of their favorite shows and.

 

Deadly typhoon lashes Philippines

Deadly typhoon lashes Philippines

The first typhoon to lash the Philippines this year flooded streets in the capital and toppled power lines Wednesday, causing widespread blackouts and suspending flights, classes and work in some government offices.

 

Lights back on in Chile

Lights back on in Chile

Electricity was restored Monday to all of Chile after an overheated transformer caused a blackout Sunday over 90 percent of the country, an official with Chile's largest electric company told CNN's partner network in the country.

 

Brazil blackouts hit up to 60M, spur Olympic fears

Brazil blackouts hit up to 60M, spur Olympic fears

Brazil emerged Wednesday from a widespread power outage that plunged as many as 60 million people into darkness for hours, prompting security fears and concern from residents about another black eye for a country hosting the 2016 Olympic Games....

 

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