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The truth, according to Google

It must be true, I found it on the Internet!

Naive? Maybe. After all, cyberspace has its fair share of myths. Now Google may have found a way to clean house, or at least throw the trash in the basement.

The company is figuring out how to rank website...

Secret deodorant ISIS

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Advertisers dislike being associated with ISIS

Jennifer Aniston lauds the benefits of Aveeno, Bud Light shows off beer at a concert, and Secret sells its freshly scented deodorant.

Pretty standard commercials, but what's different is the content that comes after. In this case, they're all followed...

Tinder graphic

From Tinder/CNN

Tinder angers swipe-happy users

Many wish they could swipe left and reject the latest version of Tinder.

Monica Lewinsky

Senate TV

Monica Lewinsky to give TED Talk

Monica Lewinsky, the former White House intern at the center of President Bill Clinton's impeachment trial, will continue her reentry into public life with a TED talk in late March.

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From Apple

iPhone is back to being the world's top selling smartphone

For the first time in three years, the iPhone is the world's top selling smartphone.

iPhone blew up in pocket

Man blames exploding iPhone for leg burns

A New York man says his smart phone blew up in his pocket and he wound up in a hospital.

SanDisk Ultra

SanDisk

This tiny card will give your smartphone 200 GB of storage

The days of deleting apps and photos from your phone to free up storage may soon be history.

Air traffic control

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Air Traffic Control vulnerable to hacking

Problems with the Federal Aviation Administration's cybersecurity is "threatening the agency's ability to ensure the safe and uninterrupted operation of the national airspace system," a new Government Accountability Office report out Monday found.

BlackBerry unbranded

REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

BlackBerry commits to software on any device

The next time you use BlackBerry, it might be on your iPhone. BlackBerry announced plans to make its latest software offerings available on iOS, Android and Windows phones and tablets.

woman using computer mouse

SXC

The social network you can wear

Once was a time when finding out if you were compatible with someone involved a complex social interplay of body language, conversational nuance and good food and wine.

Tomorrow it could simply be a matter of reading someone else's T-shirt.

A joint ven...

Samsung

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Samsung unveils beautiful new Galaxy S6

Samsung set out to build a better looking line of Galaxy phones this year, and it definitely achieved its goal.

The South Korean electronics company unveiled the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge on Sunday afternoon at Mobile World Conference in Barcelona....

Volcano's eruption builds up island to nearly 1 square mile

Volcano grows Japanese island

Magma and lava from a Japanese volcano is forming new geography in a remote part of the Pacific Ocean.

An eruption on the tiny volcanic island of Nishinoshima in November 2013 formed a small islet right next to it when molten lava cooled.

That islet ha...

YouTube for kids

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They're getting cash, free products, and YouTube-famous

DayLynn Contreras of Austin, Texas, has a full-time job as a programmer, but she's counting down the months until she can devote herself to creating YouTube videos.

Since December 2014, Contreras has been using a service called FameBit to make that a ...

Hacking server room

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Iran hacked a US casino, US says

It's been a year since American billionaire Sheldon Adelson's casino company was hacked. Now the blame is officially being placed on Iran.

INSIDE YOUR TOWN

Berks DA, officer's widow speak out against death penalty moratorium

Prosecutors speak out against Gov Wolf s death penalty mori
HARRISBURG, Pa.

Berks County District Attorney John Adams is among Pennsylvania prosecutors who are taking a stand against Gov. Tom Wolf's moratorium on the death penalty.

Municipalities low on road salt seeking new sources of supply

Greenwich Township rock salt supply

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READING, Pa.

On the heels of another storm, road crews around the region are scrambling to get salt.

Reading halts quality of life citations for snow removal

Icy sidewalk in Reading

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READING, Pa.

Removing snow from streets and sidewalks in Reading will require a team effort, city officials said Wednesday, as they called on city employees and residents to work together.

House passes Amtrak bill that could boost Northeast service

Amtrak Acela train
WASHINGTON

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill that could boost Amtrak service in the popular Northeast corridor while giving states more authority over the routes they help subsidize.

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    On this day: March 5

    The Boston Massacre riles up American colonists, Che strikes a famous pose, Elvis is discharged, a plane crash kills Patsy Cline, and John Belushi overdoses, all on this day.

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