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LONDON (AP) — The High Court has endorsed Britain's new copyright rules, siding with the music industry over Internet providers in a battle over online filesharing.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — In the last two days of his life, Tyler Clementi visited his roommate's Twitter page 38 times and saved screen shots of two messages posted there. One proclaimed that the roommate saw Clementi "making out with a dude." The other "dared" friends to use a web chat program to watch later.
NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon Wireless on Tuesday announced a version of its wireless broadband service that's designed for use in rural and remote homes that can't get DSL or cable.
A cosmic “Katrina” could cause global damage and knock out crucial electronics, experts say.
LONDON (AP) — Two men have been charged in Britain with hacking into Sony Music's computers and stealing music, the company and British police said Monday. A person familiar with the situation said the hackers had obtained unreleased Michael Jackson tracks.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Federal prosecutors in the United States have filed papers in New Zealand seeking the extradition of Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom and three of his colleagues, whom they accuse of making a fortune by helping Internet users share files illegally.
SHANGHAI (AP) — A major creditor of Proview Electronics, which is challenging Apple Inc.'s use of the iPad trademark, has moved to have the ailing computer monitor maker liquidated, reports said Monday.
NEW YORK (AP) — The young girl shows off her big, comfy koala hat and forms playful hearts with her fingers as she drops the question on YouTube: "Am I pretty or ugly?"
NEW YORK (AP) — The American Library Association is urging Random House Inc. to reconsider its steep increases in the price of e-books for library wholesalers
BERLIN (AP) — A German court has dismissed patent lawsuits by technology giants Apple and Samsung against each other in the two companies' battle over the market for smartphones and tablet devices.