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  • 25 years after the Salman Rushdie fatwa, how is free expression faring?

    25 years after the Salman Rushdie <i>fatwa</i>, how is free expression faring?
    Twenty-five years ago, in 1989, four big things happened that still shape our world. The Berlin Wall came down, and with it the empire that Vladimir Putin would love to restore. The Tiananmen Square massacre launched China on a new trajectory, which has made it what it is today. A then little-known British scientist named Tim Berners-Lee invented what would become the World Wide Web. And Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini delivered his fatwa on Salman Rushdie.
  • World Wide Web proposal was submitted 25 years ago today

    World Wide Web proposal was submitted 25 years ago today
    The world is celebrating the 25th birthday of the Web on Wednesday, and that's because 25 years ago a proposal was written describing the basis for what would become the system of linked pages on which users read this article. In March 1989, British...

    Sir Tim Berners-Lee and Andy Bird Open Abu Dhabi Media Summit

    British computer scientist Sir Tim Berners-Lee and Disney International Chairman Andy Bird kicked off the 4th International Abu Dhabi Media Summit Tuesday with separate but intersecting takes on where digital evolution is heading. They both said it's...

    21st Century Fox Sells Phoenix Stake

    MUMBAI - 21st Century Fox has sold its remaining stake in Chinese-language broadcaster Phoenix Satellite Television. It announced that subsidiary Star Entertainment Holdings had sold its 12.15% stake to TPG China Media, part of private equity group TPG....

    China Box Office Surges by 35%

    MUMBAI - Theatrical box office in China surged by nearly 35% in the first three quarters of this year. Revenues totaled $2.68 billion (RMB16.42 billion) in the nine months to end September, according to official data revealed Wednesday by the State...