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Mobile phone firms back Mozilla Firefox rival to Android

HELSINKI (Reuters) – A new operating system for mobile phones akin to the Mozilla Firefox internet browser has got the backing of several major telecom companies, turning up the heat on Google and Apple in the smartphone market. Mozilla said on Monday that mobile network operators Deutsche Telekom, Sprint, Smart, Telecom Italia, Telenor and Etisalat …

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U.S., EU raise concerns over media freedom in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO (Reuters) – The United States and European Union have raised concerns over media freedom in Sri Lanka after police shut down two anti-government news websites, a move press groups said was intended to intimidate critics of President Mahinda Rajapaksa. Sri Lanka is already under heavy pressure to address rights issues after a U.S.-backed U.N. …

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