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India Bans Facebook’s Movement for Free Internet in Undeveloped Areas

Written by: Grace Anthony

Facebook currently has a “free basics” program that gives users a simpler version of Facebook. It allows them to look at the weather and job listings and over 15 million people use this service worldwide. 266 more words

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Bavaria Eyes International Series, Appoints Moritz Polter as Exec Producer

BERLIN — German TV group Bavaria Fernsehproduktion is expanding its television development and production activities to include international series.

The company, one of Germany’s largest providers of TV content, has tapped Moritz Polter for the new position of executive producer of international television series. 148 more words

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NBC Universo Ventures Into Scripted Fare With Series Starring Mexican Artist El Dasa

NBCU’s Spanish-language entertainment and sports cable network NBC Universo is jumping onto the scripted series bandwagon with the dramedy “El Vato.” Produced by Endemol Shine Latino and Boomdog, the 10-episode dramedy stars regional Mexican artist Dasahev Lopez, aka El Dasa, in his acting debut. 309 more words

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We heart #HealthyLove!

Valentine’s Day can be a time for reinforcing problematic gender roles and relationship stereotypes. It can also be a time for questioning the social construction of romantic love and promoting healthier, more equitable ways of being. 86 more words

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Pinewood Group Considers Sale in Light of 'Robust Growth'

LONDON — Europe’s largest production facilities company Pinewood Group, which has housed pics such as “Spectre” and the latest “Star Wars” franchise, is mulling over a potential sale as part of the company’s strategy for growing the business. 357 more words

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Omran announces a new marketing initiative think tank

To increase levels of collaboration within the real-estate & tourism sectors, the Oman Tourism Development Company (Omran) has announced the Oman Marketing Inc initiative

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Amazon Orders First German-Language Series from Matthias Schweighoefer

BERLIN — Amazon has tapped German star and writer-director Matthias Schweighoefer for its first German-language TV series.

In “Wanted,” Schweighoefer plays a Berlin convention center project manager whose life is turned upside down following a mysterious hacking attack, putting him and his family in grave danger. 187 more words

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