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Facebook: Friday Freight Rail Quiz -- Win a train whistle . Visit AAR's Facebook page at and post your answer to the Friday Freight Rail Quiz! Today's question is: Unlike trucks, barges, and airlines in the U.S., freight railroads do not strain the public purse. How much have privately owned railroads spent since 1980 to build, maintain and grow their 140,000 mile rail network? The first person to answer correctly wins a train whistle! Sep 2, 2011

Facebook is said to be turning its site into a multimedia hub. Facebook will allow subscribers to use the site as a hub for downloading movies, listening to music and playing games, according to this report, which says the company may reveal its plans at the social networker's f8 developers meeting later this month. Facebook wants its site to act as a center for users to discover and share media content. Sep 2, 2011 launches with Sony, Warner Bros. movies., a movie download service that incorporates Facebook and Twitter logins by its users, launched this week. The service offers titles from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and Warner Bros. Digital Distribution. Aug 31, 2011

Sony smartphones become more social and networking savvy. Sony Ericsson is adding Google chat and video features to its Xperia smartphone lineup, courtesy of a Gingerbread upgrade. The handset maker also is bolstering camera features and social networking capabilities -- such as making Facebook access easier and quicker -- ahead of the expected iPhone 5 launch this fall. Aug 29, 2011

Turks and Caicos Reservations Welcomes Increased Air Service From Canada With Free Rum Cakes for Every Booking and Savings of Up to 40% at Selected Hotels. Turks and Caicos Reservations, the Turks and Caicos Islands' only locally-based reservation service, today launched a special promotion to commemorate new air service being offered by Air Canada to Turks and Caicos. Air Canada will begin direct, non-stop service from Halifax, Nova Scotia to Providenciales, Turks and Caicos, on Feb. 16, 2012 through April 26, 2012. To celebrate the additional airlift, Turks and Caicos Reservations is giving away Bambarra rum cakes to every person who books hotels and villas in the Turks and Caicos Islands through its service. In addition, the company offers a range of special deals and promotions of up to 40% off at premier resorts throughout the islands. The new Air Canada...

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