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Users give in to Facebook fatigue

Brooklyn boy's viral image pays tribute to principal

It took about 45 minutes for an online campaign to raise $100,000 this week, the start of an initiative that has grown beyond its original goal of funding a class trip to Harvard.

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Apple just posted the best quarter in corporate history

Apple posted the biggest profit in corporate history last quarter after selling a record number of iPhones.

Apple sold 74.5 million iPhones in the last three months. That helped Apple's profit soar more than 37% to $18 billion. That's larger than Gazp...

Facebook

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Facebook, Instagram go down, get back up

For about an hour this morning, humans across the world were briefly forced to interact with each other in person.

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The world's most Wi-Fi-connected airlines

Remember the days when flying long distance meant at least nine guaranteed hours offline?

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CNN

Microsoft sales soar for all its non-Windows products

Microsoft sales are growing for just about every product it makes ... except for Windows.

A couple years ago, that would have caused a panic -- Windows has been Microsoft's cash cow since 1985. In 2015, Microsoft isn't sweating it too much. Microsoft ...

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Uber to limit price surges during blizzard

Uber is putting a lid on fares as the blizzard.

The taxi app normally lets prices surge when demand is heavy -- like when public transportation grinds to a halt and driving is hazardous because of a storm.

During this storm, Uber will instead aim to k...

Sony headquarters

Koji Watanabe/Getty Images

To avoid Sony's fate, companies play war games

Shall we play a game?

Pluto

REUTERS/NASA, ESA, and M. Buie

Close encounter with Pluto getting under way

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is closing in on Pluto and its five moons. Soon we will see what no one has ever seen before: Crisp, clear pictures of the tiny, icy world.

Sony awning

Karin Caifa/CNN

Sony: Hack so bad, our computers still don't work

Sony has been forced to delay its third quarter earnings report as the company struggles to repair computer systems that were damaged in a cyberattack tied to the release of "The Interview."

Sony is asking regulators to push its official filing date b...

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AT&T texts can be faked to hack you

There's a problem with the way AT&T sends out customer alerts via text message: They're too easy to mimic.

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New app ranks risk your flight will crash

If you're flying on a Boeing 777 Cathay Pacific flight from Hong Kong to Los Angeles on any given day, there's a one in 4,068,434 chance that your plane will crash.

Asteroid to miss Earth

NASA/JPL

Big asteroid to fly by Earth Monday

A big asteroid will fly by Earth on Monday, but NASA says don't worry -- we'll be safe.

iPhone 5C on diplay

Augie Martin/CNN

Study: Smarter people use iPhones

Are you an iPhone user? Congratulations! You're probably smarter than the Android owner sitting next to you.

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NBC launches Tumblr for Super Bowl ads

Are you more a fan of the Super Bowl's ads than the game itself? If so, NBC has a site for you.

INSIDE YOUR TOWN

Hanover Twp. knows winter is far from done

Hanover Twp. board of supervisors
HANOVER TWP. Pa.

Like most of the Lehigh Valley, Hanover Township dodged a bullet when Tuesday's massive snowfall prognosis didn't materialize as advertised.

Macungie man pleads guilty to animal cruelty charges

Birds rescued from Weider's home
PHILADELPHIA

A Lehigh County man has pleaded guilty to 12 counts of animal cruelty for neglecting over 30 birds and three huskie dogs. He will pay a $50 fine on each count.

Parkland says no to LCCC request to pre-approve real estate deals

Parkland SB
SOUTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

Parkland School Board unanimously has rejected a request from Lehigh Carbon Community College for pre-approval to acquire real estate.

Five people arrested for possession of illegal substances with intent to deliver

Anthony Ianniello
POCONO TWP., Pa.

Five people are in custody in Tobyhanna for the possession of illegal substances with intent to deliver, as well as a host of other charges.

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  • space shuttle Challenger explosion, 1986

    NASA

    On this day: January 28

    "Pride and Prejudice" is first published, Elvis makes his national TV debut, "We Are the World" is recorded, and the space shuttle Challenger breaks apart after liftoff, all on this day.

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