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  • Material on Australian shore examined in jet hunt

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Unidentified material that washed ashore in southwestern Australia and is being examined for any link to the lost Malaysian plane is unlikely to have come from the jet, an official said Wednesday. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau was scrutinizing photos of the...

  • UN study: Cellphones can improve literacy

    PARIS (AP) — A study by the U.N. education agency says cellphones are getting more and more people to read in countries where books are rare and illiteracy is high. Paris-based UNESCO says 774 million people worldwide cannot read, and most people in sub-Saharan Africa don't own any books but...

  • Australia signals deeper search for Malaysian jet

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister said Wednesday that failure to find any clue in the most likely crash site of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet would not spell the end of the search, as officials planned to soon bring in more powerful sonar equipment that can delve deeper...

  • Arizona Senate sides with ridesharing services Uber, Lyft

    PHOENIX (AP) — Calling Uber a cutting-edge concept, the Arizona Senate on Tuesday approved a bill that exempts it and other rideshare companies from the same regulations that traditional taxi and limo companies have. The amended bill exempts rideshare companies from the commercial insurance...

  • Internet TV case: Justices skeptical, concerned

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Grappling with fast-changing technology, Supreme Court justices debated Tuesday whether they can protect the copyrights of TV broadcasters to the shows they send out without strangling innovations in the use of the internet. The high court heard arguments in a dispute...

  • Attacks on payment systems trail other cybercrimes

    NEW YORK (AP) — While the theft of millions of credit card numbers from Target customers last year drew attention to Internet crime, a new study finds that breaches of retail payment systems are less common than other kinds of attacks. A report from Verizon found that Internet attacks in...

  • Websites probed for unauthorized Borges downloads

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — An Argentine prosecutor is pursuing a criminal investigation against the owners of the social network Taringa! and another website for downloads that he says violate the intellectual property of the late writer Jorge Luis Borges. Prosecutor Ricardo Saenz said...

  • New York AG seeks Airbnb's NYC sublet information

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The attorney for Airbnb is urging a judge to reject a subpoena for information about everyone using the global website to rent apartments or sublets in New York City, calling it "a fishing expedition." Attorney Roberta Kaplan says the subpoena filed last year by New York...

  • Spotify's Top 10 most streamed tracks

    The following list represents the top streamed tracks on Spotify from Monday, April 14, to Sunday April 20: UNITED STATES 1. John Legend, "All of Me" (Columbia Records) 2. Katy Perry, "Dark Horse" (Capitol Records) 3. Jason Derulo, "Talk Dirty - feat. 2 Chainz" (Warner Bros. Records) 4....

  • Miami youth group helped 'Cuban Twitter'

    MIAMI (AP) — Leaders with the largest nonprofit organization for young Cuban-Americans quietly provided strategic support for the federal government's secret "Cuban Twitter" program, connecting contractors with potential investors and serving as paid consultants, The Associated Press has...

  • Sub records detailed images of WWII wreck

    BOSTON (AP) — An unmanned submarine has recorded some of the most detailed images of two American ships that sank off the coast of England during World War II, according to the Massachusetts company that surveyed the wreckage to mark the disaster's 70th anniversary. Bourne, Mass.-based...

  • Olympia invention turns cellphone into microscope

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A 23-year-old Olympia man who studied mechanical engineering at the University of Washington is finding a market for his invention — lenses that turn your cellphone into a microscope. Thomas Larson's first product is a lens with 15 times magnification, which could be...

  • Aereo CEO speaks on company, Supreme Court case

    NEW YORK (AP) — Television broadcasters face off at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday with Aereo, a company that offers live TV over the Internet. The case hinges on whether the service constitutes a public performance in violation of copyright law. Broadcasters want the service shut down....

  • Bloomberg invests $5M in solar-powered lamp

    NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's foundation on Tuesday announced a $5 million investment in an artsy-looking solar-powered lamp designed for use in off-grid populations in Africa. The lamp, called Little Sun, provides clear, affordable energy to places dependent on...

  • Drones unearth more details about Chaco culture

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Recently published research describes how archaeologists outfitted a customized drone with a heat-sensing camera to unearth what they believe are ceremonial pits and other features at the site of an ancient village in New Mexico. The discovery of the structures hidden...



From the Weekly Standard

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