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Published: Thursday 15 December 2011

>> Pan-Arab news network Al-Jazeera has launched a 24-hour TV channel in the Balkans. The new service is based in the Bosnian capital, Sarajevo, but also has offices in Serbia, Croatia and Macedonia. It broadcasts in the common language spoken in Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Montenegro, which was sometimes known as Serbo-Croat but is now given different names, depending on the country it is being spoken in.

>> Google has launched an online music store in the US, which will allow devices running its Android software to buy, store and stream MP3 files. EMI, Sony Music Entertainment, Universal and 23 independent labels are providing content to create a library of 13 million songs.

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