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DA charge Doylestown man with making false carjacking claim linked to Stone manhunt

The Bucks County District Attorney announced Friday night the arrest of a Doylstown man for falsely reporting  an…

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BlackBerry ending year on sour note

BlackBerry is back in the black. Sorta. But that news wasn't good enough to impress Wall Street.

The Canadian smartphone maker (and Kim Kardashian's favorite tech company) reported a small quarterly profit Friday morning, excluding certain one-time ch...

Dianne Feinstein

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Sony hack renews cybersecurity push

White House Economic Council Director Jeff Zients pointed fingers at Congress on Thursday for not acting fast enough on cybersecurity legislation, in the wake of news that North Korea was behind the Sony Entertainment cyberattack.

"We're doing what w...

Sony studios

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Experts: North Korea's Sony hack only the beginning

The North Korean hack of Sony Pictures that unleashed proprietary information, leaked embarrassing emails and brought the multi-billion dollar company's operations to its knees was unprecedented. But cyber security and intelligence experts warn that ...

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Officials: Hackers stole Sony computer credentials

U.S. investigators have evidence that hackers stole the computer credentials of a system administrator to get access to Sony's computer system, allowing them broad access, U.S. officials briefed on the investigation tell CNN. The finding is one reaso...

Justin Bieber

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Justin Bieber loses 3.5 million Instagram followers

Justin Bieber has been left behind by the Instagram Rapture.

Curiosity Mars rover

NASA/JPL-Caltech

Mars has gas; a fuzzy sign of life?

A NASA rover has found the building blocks of life on Mars. They might be the product of past or present life on the Red Planet -- or they might not be.

Reddit

Reddit founder: Visa policies may be downfall of tech

Antiquated visa policies could be the downfall of the U.S. tech boom. That's the warning that Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian is sounding.

Space-based solar power

NASA

Space-based solar: the energy of the future?

In space there's no atmosphere, it's never cloudy, and in geosynchronous orbits it's never night: a perfect place for a solar power station to harvest uninterrupted power 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

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Cuba poised to join the Internet age

Millions of Cubans could soon be able to get online.

Steve Jobs

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Judge denies request to release Steve Jobs trial video

A California judge has denied a request by media companies to release a videotaped deposition of Apple's Steve Jobs, taken six months before his death in 2011.

Jobs's taped deposition was used in a class-action lawsuit, which had been in court for a d...

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Reddit takes down Sony hack forum

In a rare decision, Reddit has taken down a forum that housed links to hacked Sony Pictures documents.

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#AskACop becomes trending forum about police

People have strong views about the way police officers treat minorities -- and they're eager to share those opinions.

Google building

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Google Ventures: fewer Ubers, more health care

Google Ventures is shifting away from investing in the Ubers of the world.

Google's VC investment arm is doubling down on life science and health service startups. This means everything from digitizing primary care (One Medical) to cloud-based genome ...

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Apple closes online store in Russia as ruble tumbles

Apple's online store is down in Russia, yet another sign that the ruble's downward spiral has far-reaching effects.

INSIDE YOUR TOWN

State legislator offering free radon test kits

COOPERSBURG, Pa.

Free radon test kits are available in the Coopersburg office of State Rep. Justin Simmons (R-Lehigh/Montgomery/Northampton).

Lower Macungie homeowners getting $19 tax break — and two artificial turf field

Township engineer Bill Erdman was honored by commissioners

A controversial $3.3 million allocation to install two artificial turf fields spurred two of Lower Macungie Township’s five commissioners to vote against the 2015 budget Thursday night.

Former Phillipsburg band teacher pleads guilty to invasion of privacy

Phillipsburg teacher pleads guilty to invasion of privacy
PHILLIPSBURG, N.J.

A Phillipsburg, New Jersey, school teacher will lose his license for taking photos of some of his female students.

Administrator who filed lawsuit against district resigns from his job

ASD Superintendent Russ Mayo
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown School District administrator Jose Rosado Sr., who has filed a federal lawsuit against the district, Superintendent C Russell Mayo and COO David Wildonger, resigned his position as director of alternative education.

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    On this day: December 19

    "A Christmas Carol" is first published, the NHL plays its first games, Apollo 17 splashes down, and the U.S. House impeaches President Bill Clinton, all on this day.

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