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Time Warner Cable, CBS reach agreement to end blackout

Time Warner Cable and CBS Corp. came to an agreement late Monday to end a month-long blackout that left millions of Time Warner Cable subscribers without access to the popular network’s programming. Such a deal was inevitable as...

Amazon data center glitch knocks out Instagram, Vine and Netflix

Last night, several users began reporting problems accessing some of the major sites that rely on Amazon's cloud-based network. The affected sites and services included Instagram, Netflix and Vine along with several others. Some completely blacked out where as others…

Roundup: PIPA collapses, SOPA hearing to resume in February

The unprecedented blackout of websites yesterday in protest of the highly criticized Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and Protect Intellectual Property Act (PIPA) legislation saw Wikipedia’s English site shut down for 24 hours, as well as countless other websites displaying…