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LONDON (AP) — The secret-spilling group WikiLeaks said Thursday it was in the process of publishing material from 2.4 million Syrian emails — many of which it said came from official government accounts.
DUBLIN (AP) — When Patch hopped aboard the train to Dublin, it took the power of Twitter to reunite the dog with his owner.
BERLIN (AP) — Scientists working at the world's biggest atom smasher near Geneva have announced the discovery of a new subatomic particle that looks remarkably like the long-sought Higgs boson. Sometimes called the "God particle" because its existence is fundamental to the creation of the universe, the hunt for the Higgs involved thousands of scientists from all over the world.
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Parliament overwhelmingly defeated an international anti-piracy trade agreement Wednesday after concern that it would limit Internet freedom sparked street protests in cities across Europe.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix subscribers watched more than 1 billion hours of online video last month as the advent of high-speed Internet connections and high-powered mobile devices change people's viewing habits.
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peru's distribution of more than 800,000 low-cost laptop computers to children across the country easily ranks as one of the world's most ambitious efforts to leverage digital technology in the fight against poverty.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A trade group for drone aircraft manufacturers and operators has released the industry's first code of conduct in response to growing privacy concerns.
LONDON (AP) — Vital computer systems for London's 2012 Olympic Games have come under repeated cyber-attacks — but only from hackers who were invited to join in thousands of hours of security tests.
LUXEMBOURG (AP) — The European Union's highest court ruled Tuesday that software makers cannot keep people who download programs from selling their licenses for those programs to others — as long as they disable their own copies.
NEW YORK (AP) — Activision is bringing its popular "Call of Duty" series to China as a free online game.