News bites: Facebook takes on Google

Facebook's new search feature shows that it is competing with Google to become the primary gateway to the Web, according to The Wall Street Journal.

A human-rights group has documented the use of American-made Internet surveillance and censorship technologies by foreign governments, The New York Times writes.

A federal court sided with Dish in its bid to overturn a Federal Communications Commission rule to allow customers to watch cable and satellite TV on "plug and play" TV sets, Reuters reports.

The Federal Aviation Administration might prohibit pilots from using wireless devices in the cockpit, USA Today explains. 

A judge ruled that two news outlets improperly used photos posted to Twitter, Reuters reports.