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AP Top Technology News At 12:14 p.m. EDT

Memory Lane: Traveling through time on Google maps
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) -- Trips down memory lane are now available on Google's digital maps....

Microsoft expands ad-free Bing search for schools
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Microsoft is expanding a program that gives schools the ability to prevent ads from appearing in search results when they use its Bing search engine. The program, launched in a pilot program earlier this year, is now available to all U.S. schools, public or private, from kindergarten through the 12th grade....

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....

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....

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....

AT&T had strong 1Q on wireless installment plans
NEW YORK (AP) -- AT&T's wireless business had a strong first quarter as the company added more than 1 million subscribers and benefited from an installment plan that permits frequent phone upgrades....

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....

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....

Splashy plan for pool in NYC's East River unveiled
NEW YORK (AP) -- Forget schlepping to Jones Beach or down the Jersey Shore. A Brooklyn design team said Tuesday that New York's East River could be the next great place for a summer swim....

Comcast 1Q earns surge on upbeat NBC results
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Comcast Corp. said Tuesday that its first-quarter net income rose by 30 percent as ad revenue surged at broadcast network NBC, helped by the Winter Olympics in Sochi and Jimmy Fallon's elevation as host of "The Tonight Show."...

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Comcast 1Q earns surge on upbeat NBC results

Internet TV case: Justices skeptical, concerned

AT&T had strong 1Q on wireless installment plans

Attacks on payment systems trail other cybercrimes

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