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Hong Kong protests

CNN

Hong Kong's young protesters use tech tactics

Armed with top-of-the-line phones on some of the world's fastest mobile networks, Hong Kong's young protesters are able to organize themselves at a lightning pace older generations of activists could have only dreamed of.

Hong Kong protesters

Tyrone Siu/Reuters

China censors Hong Kong protests

News articles, social media posts and images about Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests are being heavily censored behind China notorious firewall.

Albertsons Generic

New hack threatens payment cards at Albertsons

Hackers tried to get payment card information using malware in Albertsons supermarkets and other stores, the company announced Monday.

Tim Cook with iPhone 6 Apple Watch

Stephen Lam/Reuters

How iPhone apps could affect your insurance

The life insurance industry may have a new tool to help determine rates for customers: the iPhone.

As part of Apple's new mobile operating system, developers can build apps that measure things like heart rate, sleep, weight and blood pressure. If user...

Bitcoin

John R. Coughlin/CNN Money

PayPal now lets shops accept Bitcoin

PayPal, meet Bitcoin.

This week, the payment processing company PayPal took its first venture into the world of all-digital money.

Merchants that work with eBay's PayPal can now easily start accepting payments from customers that use Bitcoin, an indep...

Russian student with cell phone

REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

Hello Ello (Peace out, Facebook!)

Say hello to Ello, the ad-free social network capitalizing on the perception that it's the "anti-Facebook."

iOS 8 on iPhone

From Apple

Apple fixes software bug in iPhone 6

Apple has released a revised version of its new iOS operating system to fix the bugs that have been plaguing some iPhone 6 users.

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer

REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Under Steve Ballmer, LA Clippers bench the iPads

Coming soon to the LA Clippers' front office: Microsoft Office, courtesy of Steve Ballmer.

Computer user with mouse and keyboard

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FBI worried about Apple, Google privacy efforts

Apple and Google have won praise from privacy proponents for efforts to encrypt their latest smartphones in a way that would prevent law enforcement from accessing certain private data. The FBI, not so much.

Bill Simmons

Twitter reacts to Bill Simmons suspension

On Wednesday night, ESPN suspended columnist Bill Simmons for three weeks regarding comments he made concerning NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Many on Twitter did not agree with the decision.

Light bulb

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'Bash' bug could let hackers attack through a bulb

Say hello to the bash bug, a lesson in why Internet-connected devices are inherently unsafe.

Computer security researchers have discovered a flaw in the way many devices communicate over the Internet. At its most basic, it lets someone hack every devi...

iPhone 6

From Apple

Charging the iPhone 6 costs just 47 cents a year

You plug in your iPhone every night to give it a full charge. But all that battery charging costs you just 47 cents -- a year.

That's according to a study conducted by Opower, a software provider for utility companies. Opower's estimate might even be ...

iPhone 6

From Apple

6 things to love -- and hate -- about the iPhone 6

Let's just start with this: The iPhone 6 is the best smartphone ever made. But it's not perfect. Like any smartphone, there are some things about the iPhone 6 that will drive you batty.

India Mars orbiter

From Indian Space Research Org.

India's $74M Mars mission cost less than 'Gravity'

When the Mangalyaan spacecraft slipped into orbit around Mars on Wednesday after a 10-month voyage, India became the first country to successfully reach the Red Planet on its first attempt. But the mission's shoestring budget was perhaps its most notable distinction.

INSIDE YOUR TOWN

More questions but no verdict in Dual Language Charter School hearing

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

The latest chapter in the Lehigh Valley Dual Language Charter School's long-running battle with the Bethlehem Area School District to expand their operations was written during a public hearing Monday night at the East Hills Middle School.

Oct. 6, is last day to register to vote in Pa.

HARRISBURG, Pa.

Secretary of the Commonwealth Carol Aichele is reminding Pennsylvanians that Monday, Oct. 6 is the last day to register to vote for the November 4, general election.

Thieves get $30 in home invasion robbery in Wilson

Police look for two men who barged into Wilson borough home
WILSON, Pa.

Two armed suspects who covered their faces  with T-shirts entered a Wilson home early Monday, beat a woman with a gun and ransacked the place -- but left with only $30.

Bethel Township Bicentennial Celebration

Bethel Township Bicentennial Celebration
BETHEL TWP., Pa.

Music filled Bethel Township when marching bands came down Route 501 and Legion Drive Saturday.

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  • James Dean, Rebel Without a Cause

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    On this day: September 30

    Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs, James Dean dies in a car crash, "The Flintstones" and "Cheers" premiere, and researchers capture a giant squid on camera, all on this day.

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