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Zuckerberg rings Nasdaq bell

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Facebook introduces new shopping features

Facebook has been testing all kinds of ways to get people to buy stuff on its platform, and it added yet another coal to the fire on Monday.

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Facebook briefly blocks phrase 'everyone will know'

It's not as bad as a complete site outage, but it is a bit creepier, especially this close to Halloween.

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The biggest tech deal ever: Dell buys EMC for $67 billion

In the biggest tech deal of all time, Dell announced Monday that it has agreed to buy corporate software, storage and security giant EMC for $67 billion...

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Facebook adds 'Reactions' to Like button feature

The Facebook "Like" officially has company -- but it's not a "Dislike" button.

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Verizon to add $20 to grandfathered unlimited data plans

If you're still clinging to your Verizon unlimited cell phone plan, your monthly bill is about to jump by $20.

Verizon is planning to raise the price of unlimited data plans from…



FAA tests technology to counter rogue drones

The Federal Aviation Administration is testing anti-drone technology that would counter rogue drones flying within a five-mile radius of select airports.

The technology is…

iPhone 6s on display

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AT&T turns on Wi-Fi Calling for iPhone users

If you're an AT&T customer with an iPhone 6 or newer -- you can now make calls over Wi-Fi.

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Report: Iran-based hackers spy using LinkedIn

A group of suspected Iranian hackers are using a sophisticated network of fake LinkedIn profiles to spy on unsuspecting targets worldwide -- including the U.S. -- according to a…

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Slain woman followed Waze app to wrong street

The couple followed their Waze GPS app, thinking it would lead them to a touristy avenue in Niteroi, a large city across the bay from Rio de Janeiro.

Instead, it led them to…


Reading City Council appointments called into question


A Reading resident went before the city council Monday to voice his frustrations over the appointment process for the recent council vacancies.

Senator Pat Browne pleads not guilty in DUI case

Pennsylvania Sen Pat Browne charged with DUI in motorcycle

A state senator from the Lehigh Valley has pleaded not guilty to charges he was intoxicated when he crashed his motorcycle in May.

East Penn may strengthen engineering education

East Penn School Board

A proposal to strengthen student education for future careers in engineering was presented to the school board of East Penn School District Monday night.

Whitehall-Coplay introduces ‘Communities in Schools’ representatives to board


The Whitehall Coplay School Board was formally introduced to representatives from a nonprofit group under contract with the district to provide counseling and career services designed to help prevent students from becoming high school dropouts Monday night.

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  • Chilean miners rescued, Copiapo, Chile

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    On this day: October 13

    The cornerstone of the White House is laid, the Boston Americans win the first World Series, Paddington Bear is born, and the Chilean miners are rescued, all on this day.


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