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Blackberry-Passport

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BlackBerry unveils a quirky new smartphone

BlackBerry has updated the "Passport," its oddball, square smartphone.

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India's massive internet porn purge

India is cracking down on online porn.

computer servers cyberattack

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Military still dealing with cyberattack 'mess'

A key military email system remains offline, one week after a cyberattack that one Defense Department official described as "serious."

Brown dwarf star

CALTECH

'Failed star' displays powerful auroras

Astronomers for the first time have spotted an aurora outside of our solar system.

Apple iOS9

From Apple

IOS 9 makes the iPhone a smarter smartphone

The trope used to be that Android was for nerds and iPhones were for technophobes.

Philae on Comet 67P

ESA/Rosetta/Philae/CIVA

Primordial soup of compounds found on comet

Could life on Earth have been kick-started by a comet strike? A startling discovery by the Rosetta comet-chasing mission has added fresh evidence to suggest that it is possible.

Facebook Lite easy app

From Facebook

Facebook is now the world's most-used tech product

Think Facebook is passé? Think again.

At the end of June, nearly 1.5 billion people used Facebook at least once a month, the company reported on Wednesday. That's more than any…

Galaxy S6 Edge smartphone

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Samsung misjudged high demand for its smartphone

Oops! Samsung hasn't been making enough of their flagship Galaxy S6 Edge smartphones.

Samsung experienced "supply difficulties from higher-than-expected market demand for the…

Amazon Prime Air, drone

Courtesy Amazon

Amazon wants air space designated for drones

Amazon wants a piece of the sky.

INSIDE YOUR TOWN

Lawyer steps away from Allentown investigation

Allentown City Council meets amid FBI investigation
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Atty. Robert Goldman has stepped down from working with Allentown on the FBI investigation.

Former Stroud Township supervisor sentenced

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STROUD TOWNSHIP, Pa.

James Decker, a former supervisor and roadmaster in Monroe County's Stroud Township,was sentenced to six months probation Tuesday morning in Monroe County Court.

LGBT Business Council raises $500 for shelter

LGBT
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The LGBT Business Council is donating $500 to Allentown's Sixth Street Shelter.

Schuylkill County music teacher competes for supplies

Joel Guldin
TOWER CITY, Pa.

A Schuylkill County elementary school teacher may win $2,500 for school supplies next month.

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  • Oscar Pistorius, 2012 Olympics, 400 meters heats

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    On this day: August 4

    Anne Frank's family is betrayed, Dave Winfield kills a seagull with just a baseball, Prince's "Purple Rain" album starts a long stay at No. 1, and Oscar Pistorius makes Olympic history, all on this day.

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