A camera is mounted on a building near Temple University in Philadelphia. Humberto Fernandini, with the company that owns the building, says the owners plan to register their cameras for the police department's new program.
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This June 2, 2010, file photo shows the AT&T logo in Washington, D.C. The U.S. Justice Department will seek to block AT&T's proposed $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile.
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Two women check their cellphones as they hawk their wares on a bridge over the Artibonite River, whose waters are believed to be the source of Haiti's 2010 cholera outbreak.
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Online reviews are many, but it's often difficult to tell the real ones from the fakes. To help sort the genuinely delighted customers from profit-driven praise, researchers at Cornell University have developed software that can successfully tell the difference.
A buyer tests a Motorola Droid phone in this photo from January. Google purchased Motorola for $12.5 billion, gearing up in a patent war that has seen corporations try to pummel their competitors.