Firefighters on the scene of Bethlehem house fire

Bethlehem Police say firefighters were called to the scene of a fire near Broad and Pine Streets Monday morning.

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Can levitating appliances be far off?

Ger Jansen is puzzling about how to fit a windshield. His problem is not installing it in a car, but hanging the glass in thin air and keeping it hovering for a prolonged display.

This is a fairly typical challenge for the Dutch engineer, who along w...

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Mercedes asks Twitter to solve driver rivalry

Mercedes' Formula One team is facing a million dollar question -- and it has decided to ask the audience.

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Slow Comcast speeds were costing Netflix customers

Why did Netflix pay Comcast to stream its videos faster? Because Netflix was losing customers.

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Google reveals secret drone delivery tests

Amazon is trying it. UPS has considered it. Ice fishermen in Minnesota used it to get beer. Yelp created one just for burritos. Google is the latest company to branch out into delivery by drone, it revealed Thursday.

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8 must-have travel apps

Whether you've got wanderlust or an airline grievance, here are some apps to pack onto your phone.

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Massive bank hack: What you need to know

Hackers have managed to break into seven of the top 15 banks. Here's what you need to know.

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Apple sets event for Sept. 9

Apple has set Sept. 9 as the date for a big announcement.

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For Apple, will bigger be better?

After ceding the smartphone and tablet size war to competitors like Samsung for the past few years, it appears Apple had finally decided that bigger is better.

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FBI investigating hacking attack on JPMorgan

The FBI is investigating hacking attacks on multiple American banks, including one against JPMorgan Chase that caused a data breach, according to a U.S. official familiar with the probe.

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NASA

Solar system surrounded by a big gas bubble

Ever feel like you live in a bubble?

You do. We all do.

Our whole solar system appears to, say space scientists, who published work last month corroborating its existence.

And, oh, what a bubble it is: About 300 light years long (about 1,764,000,000,00...

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Time Warner Cable comes back from nationwide Internet outage

Time Warner Cable, one of the nation's largest cable and broadband providers, suffered an unusual nationwide Internet outage early Wednesday morning, sparking new complaints about the company's service.

Apple store in mall

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Apple may unveil iWatch on September 9 -- report

Tick-tock! Clear up some space on your wrist. It might finally be iWatch time on September 9.

Influential tech new site Re/code reported Wednesday that Apple may unveil a wearable device next month at the same event where it is expected to debut the ...

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TiVo

TiVo goes after cord-cutters with new device

Did you cut your cable but miss recording your favorite shows? TiVo might have the answer.

HP recalls computer cords

Consumer Product Safety Commission

HP recalls 6 million computer cords for fire risk

HP is warning customers: Check your laptop charging cord to see if it's at risk of overheating.

INSIDE YOUR TOWN

Lehigh Valley Planning Commission adopts climate and energy elements into comprehensive plan

Lehigh Valley Planning Commission
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission Thursday evening adopted a series of integrated climate and energy elements into its comprehensive plan.

Northampton County homeowner interrupts burglar

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WILLIAMS TOWNSHIP, Pa.

State police are investigating a Northampton County house burglary that was interrupted when the owner came home.

Pottstown banker misapplied funds, feds charge

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PHILADELPHIA, Pa.

A 32-year-old former assistant bank manager  from Pottstown has been charged with misapplication of bank funds by the U.S. Justice Department.

Lehigh County executive proposes budget with no tax hike

Lehigh Co Exec Tom Muller presents his budget proposal at Cedarbrook 8-
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A balanced 2015 Lehigh County budget with no tax increase was proposed Thursday afternoon by county Executive Thomas Muller.

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  • Titanic wreckage

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    On this day: September 1

    The last passenger pigeon dies, World War II begins, the Soviet Union shoots down a Korean airliner, and the wreck of the Titanic is discovered, all on this day.

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