Justin Bieber’s label bosses reportedly gave him “a serious talking-to” amidst a host of controversies he’s involved in. The 19-year-old pop star has garnered headlines for all the wrong reasons as of late
This is the transcript of TIME managing editor Richard Stengel’s interview with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange via Skype on Nov. 30, 2010.
Just when eBay thought it had figured out a way to unload a majority interest in Skype, along came the Scandinavian founders of the world’s biggest provider of Internet telephony to sink the $1.9 billion deal and perhaps Skype itself.
Apple is the exclusive gatekeeper to its iPhone App Store, able to reject apps at will — as it did July 28 with Google Voice.
A legal battle has put the future of Skype in jeopardy, according to eBay, which owns the online communications system. If Skype loses the right to use a key part of its software and can’t create an adequate replacement, “Skype’s business as currently conducted would likely not be possible,” eBay said in its quarterly filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
For weeks, it had been impossible to ignore the quiet revolution coming to East Africa. Across Nairobi, work crews could be seen unspooling thousands of meters of black cable into freshly dug trenches along the city’s roads. The flurry of work was all done in anticipation of what was heralded as the dawn of a new era: At long last, East Africa would be connected to an undersea fiber-optic Internet cable, and with it, to the planet’s cheap, high-speed information superhighway.
Iranian protesters have found a new outlet to mobilize and take action. The presidential election has proved how much opposition supporters can demand change without necessarily taking to the streets. Just give them a computer and an Internet connection and watch what they can do.