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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Prosecutors rested their case Thursday in the trial of a former Rutgers University student, setting the stage for lawyers to begin their defense of the young man accused of using a webcam to spy on his roommate's intimate encounter with another man.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan is advertising for companies to install an Internet filtering system that could block up to 50 million Web addresses, alarming free speech activists who fear current censorship could become much more widespread.
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The young American boy sums up what his father does for a living: "You stop the bad guys from being mean."
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple's new iPad will be thicker and heavier than the iPad 2 because it features a bigger, more powerful battery.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is going to start letting users store movies on its iCloud remote storage service, allowing them to access their movies from PCs, iPhones and other Apple devices through the Internet.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In announcing the new iPad, Apple CEO Tim Cook described a "post-PC" revolution that surprised even the company.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Our high-tech world seems to have weathered a solar storm that was still showing signs of life late Thursday.
LONDON (AP) — A lawyer for two Michael Jackson fans accused of stealing unreleased music by the late King of Pop from Sony's computers says the men are confident they can prove their innocence in court.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Visitors to an online video chat room may have watched a 19-year-old Nebraska man fatally shoot himself in the head and investigators are scouring the man's computer to try to identify possible witnesses, police said Tuesday.