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How much do you know about how the Internet works?

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Most people can recognize Microsoft founder Bill Gates and know that hashtags belong in tweets, but are confused about whether having a privacy policy means that a company actually keeps consumer information confidential, according to a new Pew Research study released Tuesday.

Home Depot faces dozens of breach-related lawsuits

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Home Depot faces at least 44 lawsuits in the United States and Canada over a massive data breach earlier this year that affected 56 million debit and credit cards.

GPS unit leads to arrest of central Florida man

|Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

A GPS unit helped lead deputies in central Florida to a suspected burglar.

Ivy Tech eyes home for expanded auto tech program

|Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Ivy Tech Community College is looking to increase the number of students in its automotive technology program with a planned state-of-the-art training center at a former central Indiana car dealership.

Google's latest: A spoon that steadies tremors

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Google is throwing its money, brain power and technology at the humble spoon.

Gift Guide: Lots of tablet choices, oh my!

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Time for a tablet?

Transcript: Men debated killing final victim

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Late at night, the two convicted sex offenders exchanged text messages debating whether to kill their next victim or spare the life of the pretty, young woman they had picked up just hours before.

Oregon food label measure headed for recount

| |Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

Statewide vote totals released Monday show an Oregon ballot measure that would require labeling of genetically modified foods was losing by a mere 809 votes and will go to an automatic recount.

Legal opinion: No permission needed for body cams

| |Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

Police don't need permission to record their interactions with citizens using cameras worn on their uniforms, Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson said in a legal opinion Monday.

Business Highlights

| |Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

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AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EST

|Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

County grand jury decides not to indict Ferguson police officer in death of Michael Brown

News Corp. invests in India real estate website

| |Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

News Corp. says it has invested in a real estate website in India as it tries to grow its digital business.

Houma shop: Television repair in a throwaway world

| |Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

Reminders of a different electronic age line the walls of Mike Daigle's business in Houma.

3D Systems to buy Cimatron for $97M

| |Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

Printing company 3D Systems Corp. plans to acquire software maker Cimatron Ltd. for $97 million, the companies announced Monday.

Unidentified country likely behind spying software

| |Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

Cyber-security researchers say they've identified a highly sophisticated computer hacking program that appears to have been used by an as-yet unidentified government to spy on banks, telecommunications companies, official agencies and other organizations around the world.

Nevada justices: Uber case to be fought in Reno

| |Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

The Nevada Supreme Court decided Monday that a judge in Reno, not Las Vegas, should hear a bid by taxi regulators and limousine firms to block ride-sharing company Uber Technologies from operating in the state.

Redbox raising DVD rental rates by 25 percent

| |Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

Redbox is raising its DVD rental prices by 25 percent in an effort to wring more revenue from the shrinking audience that still watches movies on discs rather than online.

Offshore wind turbines more likely as auction set

| |Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

Massachusetts is one step closer to seeing its coastline waters dotted with wind turbines as federal officials announced Monday that an auction date has been set for wind energy leases to develop more than 742,000 acres off the coast.

FDA strengthens warning on device linked to cancer

| |Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

U.S. regulators on Monday strengthened their warning against use of a once-popular device for gynecologic surgery that can spread unsuspected cancer, saying its risk is only justified in a fraction of patients.

Tribe becomes 1st to launch online gambling in NJ

| |Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

California's Pala Indians have launched their Internet gambling site in New Jersey following a test period last week, becoming the first tribe to do so in the state.