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SpaceX launch Falcon 9

Another success for SpaceX rocket

SpaceX landed one of its rockets on an offshore platform Friday, the third time in two months the private space exploration firm has made a successful landing at sea.

The unmanned…

North Korean social media

CNN Money

Facebook clone launched in North Korea

If you think Facebook's gotten a little too big and you miss the intimacy of a smaller social network, maybe give North Korea's version a try.

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Twitter

Study: Women post half of misogynistic tweets

A new study analyzing tweets using derogatory words about women has found that half those tweets were posted by women and girls.

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Facebook, Microsoft to build cable under ocean

Facebook and Microsoft are working together on an unusual project. The two tech behemoths want to bury a 6,600 km cable deep under the Atlantic Ocean, stretching all the way from…

Google batte with Oracle

CNN

Billions at stake in Google's battle with Oracle

A jury sided with Google in an $8.8 billion copyright case brought by Oracle.

The jury found that Google's use of Oracle's APIs in its Android operating system was fair use. It…

Pittsburgh Steelers helmet

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Pittsburgh Steelers' new robot could prevent injuries

The newest MVP of the Pittsburgh Steelers is ... a robot.

Floppy disks

GAO

U.S. using floppy disks to run nuclear program

Want to launch a nuclear missile? You'll need a floppy disk.

new Google logo

Google

Google's plan to kill passwords

Google is moving along quickly with its plans to kill off the traditional password.

Google self-driving car

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Google is taking its self-driving cars to Detroit

Google has tested its self-driving cars in states like Nevada, Washington and Arizona. Locals near its home base in Mountain View, California, have become accustomed to seeing…

INSIDE YOUR TOWN

Solar Impulse 2 event at LVIA adds tickets after high demand

Solar Impulse 2

Jean Revillard/Solar Impulse

HANOVER TWP., Pa.

The Solar Impulse 2 plane touched down at Lehigh Valley International Airport earlier this week, and now you can see it up close.

Hoping for a holiday miracle in Pottstown

Hoping for a holiday miracle in Pottstown
POTTSTOWN, Pa.

It appears the Fourth of July celebration is anything but a done deal

Military get free admission to Crayola this weekend

Crayola Experience
EASTON, Pa.

This Memorial Day weekend, Crayola Experience is inviting active and retired military personnel to enjoy a free day of colorful fun through the family destination's "True Blue Heroes" program.

Allentown seeks retail entrepreneurs

Allentown skyline
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown still is accepting applications for a Retail Mosaic program that offers access to downtown retail space, capital and professional support to prospective business owners.

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  • Spanish Armada, 1588

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    On this day: May 28

    The Spanish Armada sets sail for England, John Muir organizes the Sierra Club, Volkswagen is founded, Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass dominate the charts, and "The Last Supper" goes back on display after a two-decade restoration, all on this day.

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