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Emmanuel Tambakakis

Global markets spooked by looming 'leap second'

You won't even notice it -- it will literally pass by in a second. But markets around the world are frantically trying to avoid a leap second that threatens to disrupt global…

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NASA

SpaceX rocket explodes after launch

An unmanned rocket by Elon Musk's SpaceX on a resupply mission to the International Space Station exploded Sunday just minutes after launch.

It wasn't clear what caused the rocket…

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'Crazy money' - Airbnb valued at over $25 billion

The price tag keeps rising for hot startups. The latest is Airbnb, which is raising $1.5 billion, and scoring a valuation of $25.5 billion.

That's more than double what it was…

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These places have the slowest Internet in the country

Do you think your Internet is slow? That's nothing compared to what these folks are going through.

If you live in Chicago, and try to connect via AT&T from 4 p.m to 11 p.m., speeds…

Sean Parker

Sean Parker: Music isn't 'winner take-all'

It's been more than a decade since Sean Parker, now a billionaire, blew up the music industry by co-founding Napster. Yet the industry is still going through a painful transition.

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Lexus International

Lexus reveals hoverboard, but you can't buy it

You can't be Marty McFly just yet. Lexus revealed on Tuesday a 30-second teaser that included a real-life functional hoverboard very similar to the one that Marty McFly used in…

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Instagram gets into real-time news

In April, amateur photographer Devin Allen started sharing his striking black and white photos of Baltimore protests on Instagram.

One photo made the cover of Time Magazine,…

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Facebook now worth more than Walmart

Facebook's stock rose 3 percent Tuesday and hit at an all-time high. And the company is now worth more than Walmart.

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Google Play Music is now free

Google has made its streaming music service Google Play Music free to use, without a subscription.

The catch is that you'll have to listen to ads, similar to the way free versions…

INSIDE YOUR TOWN

Suspect in custody for credit card fraud

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A suspect is in custody and another still at large in Hunterdon County, after foiled attempts to use fraudulent credit cards at a local Shop Rite.

Jason Davies will stand trial for 2004 rape in Wilson

ARREST IN 2004 RAPE CASE
EASTON, Pa.

Jason Davies will stand trial for a rape that occurred in Northampton County in 2004.

Allentown man accused of exposing himself to woman

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Authorities accuse an Allentown man of exposing himself while trying to drag a woman into an alley.

Bethlehem police say man threw scooter at his daughter

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BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Bethlehem police say that a father assaulted his daughter when he threw a scooter at the girl from across the living room.

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On this Day

  • Pele, Brazil celebrating 1958 World Cup victory

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    On this day: June 29

    Pelé helps Brazil to their first World Cup title, Jayne Mansfield dies in a car crash, the Supreme Court rules against the death penalty, and Apple releases the first iPhone, all on this day.

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