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3-D blind art museum

CNN

Opening up art for the blind, with 3-D

Luc was only 7 years old when his world went dark and he became blind unexpectedly. But as he likes to say, blindness isn't very effective on him.

Even with his can-do attitude,…

Android Nougat

Google via CNN

Google goes with 'Nougat' for Android N

Sorry Nutella lovers, Google has gone with Nougat as the name for the next version of Android.

The tech giant tweeted the news on Thursday following weeks of public polling.

That's…

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Americans at nearly 11 hours a day on screens

The average American spends nearly half a day staring at a screen.

iPhone 6

From Apple

Apple patents technology to block your phone camera

Apple really doesn't want you to record videos where it's forbidden.

China's Lu Wei

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China's internet czar steps down in surprise move

China's powerful internet czar, Lu Wei, has unexpectedly stepped down.

Lu will be replaced by his deputy, Xu Lin, as the head of the Cyberspace Administration, an agency created…

Zuckerberg Facebook graph

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Mark Zuckerberg is building a wall

Walls are tricky, divisive things. Just ask Mark Zuckerberg.

He's building a 6-foot wall around his property in Hawaii, and some neighbors are not happy about it.

One of them told…

Facebook

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Facebook's latest News Feed change may hurt publishers

Facebook is changing its News Feed to prioritize posts from users' friends, possibly at the expense of publishers that rely on referral traffic from the site.

At the same time,…

Walmart headquarters sign

Courtesy of Walmart

Walmart competing for online shopping title

Walmart's Amazon Prime competitor just got more competitive.

New Facebook like logo

Facebook via CNN

Facebook tweaks share tools, but you probably won't even notice

Facebook is making a subtle change to one of its Like buttons.

INSIDE YOUR TOWN

Fmr. Stroud Area Police officer to serve prison time

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SCRANTON, Pa.

A former Stroud Area Regional Police motorcycle cop who pleaded guilty to selling oxycodone pills will serve six months in federal prison for his role in a drug ring that sold large quantities of heroin, cocaine and oxycodone for years in the Poconos and Montgomery and Berks counties.

Northampton County man accused of stealing 4 handguns from Hellertown home

HELLERTOWN, Pa.

Authorities said one of the guns turned up during gang-related drug investigation.

Police say liquor store burglary was an inside job

Pa state liquor store, liquor, wine, spirits, generic

AP

L. SAUCON TWP., Pa.

An unlocked front door and deactivated alarm pointed investigators to the store manager.

LVIA continues push to attract out-of-state aviators

HANOVER TWP., Pa.

Airport authority wants state to extend tax break as it works to diversify revenue sources

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    Chevrolet

    On this day: June 30

    Abraham Lincoln sets aside Yosemite Valley as public land, "Gone with the Wind" is published, the first Chevy Corvette rolls off the assembly line, and Tonya Harding is stripped of her national championship, all on this day.

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