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PlayStation Network Hackers Arrested in Spain PlayStation Network Hackers Arrested in Spain
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It looks like the first arrests in the April PlayStation Network hack have been made. The Spanish National Police say that they have detained three people – one man and two of unknown gender – in connection with the attacks …

Google Merchant Center Opens In Italy, The Netherlands, Spain

It should soon become much easier for people in Italy, the Netherlands, and Spain to find the best deals online.  Google indicated today that it’s moving towards launching Google Product Search/Google Shopping in those countries, opening the Google Merchant Center as a preliminary step.

The Google Merchant Center is in large part what makes Google Product Search work; it’s a site that allows businesses to submit data product feeds, ensuring that users see up to date information.

Spain Weighs $3.3M Fine For Street View Data Gaffe
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For better or for worse, the Spanish Agency for Data Protection isn’t ready to forgive Google for collecting sensitive WiFi data along with Street View photos.  Indeed, it’s moved its investigation forward in a big way, starting a process that might result in fines totaling $3.3 million.

YouTube Gets

YouTube has won a copyright infringement case brought by Spanish television broadcaster Telecinco, Spain’s largest commercial station.

Telecinco had accused YouTube of violating its intellectual property rights by broadcasting images that the TV station owned.

YouTube Gets

YouTube has won a copyright infringement case brought by Spanish television broadcaster Telecinco, Spain’s largest commercial station.

Telecinco had accused YouTube of violating its intellectual property rights by broadcasting images that the TV station owned.

YouTube Gets

YouTube has won a copyright infringement case brought by Spanish television broadcaster Telecinco, Spain’s largest commercial station.

Telecinco had accused YouTube of violating its intellectual property rights by broadcasting images that the TV station owned.

YouTube Gets
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YouTube has won a copyright infringement case brought by Spanish television broadcaster Telecinco, Spain’s largest commercial station.

Telecinco had accused YouTube of violating its intellectual property rights by broadcasting images that the TV station owned.

Spanish Judge Accelerates Street View Probe

A lawsuit that was filed against Google in Spain two months ago is starting to pay off – at least for the organization that filed it.  Now Google’s been called before a judge due to the way in which Street View cars collected sensitive WiFi data while taking pictures.

Obviously, this isn’t good news for Google.  Aside from the fact that the case is still active at all, the speed at which things are moving forward is a little disconcerting.

Spanish Lawsuit Joins Stack Against Google
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Google’s collection of sensitive WiFi data sent over personal networks will cause the company problems for a long time if a group with a long name has its way.  The Association for the Prevention and Investigation of Crime, Abuse and Malpractice in Information Technology and Advanced Communications has filed a lawsuit in Spain.

Europeans Embrace Mobile Music More Than Americans

Nearly a quarter (23.8%) of mobile users across the five largest European mobile markets (UK, France, Germany, Italy and Spain) listened to music on their mobile handsets during the first quarter of this year, according to a new report from comScore.

The 54 million total music users in the EU5 countries represent a 10 percent increase in the past year.

Yahoo Lands Exclusive Mobile Deal With Telefonica

Here are a few facts about Telefonica: it’s a huge telecommunications company.  It’s based in Spain.  And it’s a good friend of Yahoo’s, considering that Telefonica has named Yahoo the exclusive search and search advertising provider on its mobile portal in Spain.

Globe

A Spanish great-grandmother known as the world’s oldest blogger has died at the age of 97 in the northern Spanish province of La Coruna.

Maria Amelia Lopez, who started blogging after being introduced to it by one of her grandchildren, grabbed readers attention with a mix of memories and humor about her long life that included living through Spain’s Civil War and years of dictatorship under General Francisco Franco.

Globe

A Spanish great-grandmother known as the world’s oldest blogger has died at the age of 97 in the northern Spanish province of La Coruna.

Maria Amelia Lopez, who started blogging after being introduced to it by one of her grandchildren, grabbed readers attention with a mix of memories and humor about her long life that included living through Spain’s Civil War and years of dictatorship under General Francisco Franco.

Globe
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A Spanish great-grandmother known as the world’s oldest blogger has died at the age of 97 in the northern Spanish province of La Coruna.

Maria Amelia Lopez, who started blogging after being introduced to it by one of her grandchildren, grabbed readers attention with a mix of memories and humor about her long life that included living through Spain’s Civil War and years of dictatorship under General Francisco Franco.

Globe

A Spanish great-grandmother known as the world’s oldest blogger has died at the age of 97 in the northern Spanish province of La Coruna.

Maria Amelia Lopez, who started blogging after being introduced to it by one of her grandchildren, grabbed readers attention with a mix of memories and humor about her long life that included living through Spain’s Civil War and years of dictatorship under General Francisco Franco.

Nearly Half Get News Online in Spain

Research from comScore found that out of the total Spanish Internet audience of 18.3 million people in February, 8.4 million or 46% visited an online newspaper site.

Google Street View Expected To Launch In Spain

You know the routine: small cars weighed down with large cameras are spotted in some city.  Then, without any warning, a Google Street View update occurs weeks or months later.  But it looks like photos of Spain should become public in the very near future, and a more comprehensive international release schedule may also have been made known.

YouTube Try’s To Shakeup Spain Election

Voters in Spain have been using YouTube to connect with the two main candidates running in a parliamentary election on March 9.

Socialist Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero has avoided potential embarrassing moments by responding to just a small number of bland clips selected by Spanish television.

Google Earth Adds New Images In Spain
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Google Earth has added some new imagery in Spain according to the Google Earth Blog.

Frank Taylor writes," There’s a noticeable new area of imagery on the eastern edge of Spain covering Barcelona, which is copyrighted "Institut Cartogrfic de Catalunya". This imagery is not particularly high resolution – I would estimate about 1 meter/pixel. Not as good as Digital Globe, which is 60 cm/pixel."

AOL Launches In Spain
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AOL Europe today announced the launch of AOL.es, a new portal service for Spain. AOL.es will be free to anyone using the Web and will offer email, instant messaging, photo and video services, along with tailored content including local sports, entertainment and celebrity news.

Yahoo Builds Support Center In Spain

Barcelona is known for its architecture, its museums, and its sports teams.  Now it will be known as the home of Yahoo’s new customer support sales center, as well.  Granted, this status may not draw quite as many visitors to the Spanish city, but Yahoo still seems quite proud of the development.