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Cyber Monday sales still on record-setting pace

Cyber Monday is on pace to be the biggest e-commerce sales day of all time.

By Monday evening, Adobe projected that sales would come in just shy of the $3 billion mark. While the…

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Kids' info is exposed in toymaker hack

Now hackers are going after kids.

Educational toymaker VTech, which sells tablets, baby monitors and educational software, said Monday that the personal information of five…

iPhone 6S

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Can the headphone jack survive a thinner iPhone?

If you believe the rumors, your next iPhone might come without a headphone jack.

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Target site overwhelmed with traffic on Cyber Monday

Target's website was intermittently unavailable on Cyber Monday, one of the biggest shopping days of the year.

The mega-retailer is offering 15% off every online order on Monday,…

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Pakistan to kick BlackBerry out of country

BlackBerry said it will be booted from Pakistan after refusing to comply with the government's demands to access customers' private messages.

Raspberry Pi computer

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This $5 computer sold out in a day

Raspberry Pi has raised the bar on low-cost computing again.

The UK-based educational nonprofit released a new, tiny computer on Thursday for $5, the Raspberry Pi Zero, and sold…

SpaceX Falcon 9 launch

Debris from SpaceX launch found near UK island

A large chunk of debris from a SpaceX rocket has been found floating off a remote British island, more than 4,000 miles (6,500 kilometers) from where it took off.


Comet ISON

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NASA says space anomaly caused by comets

An anomaly in deep space that has been the focus of speculation and observation for weeks over possible extraterrestrial life may have just been solved.


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SpaceLiner concept jet could fly at Mach 25

London to Melbourne in 90 minutes? Paris to San Francisco in under an hour?


Allentown Council delays approving trash contract

Atty. William Fox complains to City Council

Allentown City Council has delayed approving a new multi-year trash hauling contract with Waste Management after a lawyer for another trash company charged that the city used an illegal process to select a hauler.

Allentown City Council narrowly approves hiring two paramedics


A split Allentown City Council voted 4-3 to approve hiring two more full-time paramedics next year.

2016 Allentown budget contains fraud, says Eichenwald

Allentown City Council Nov. 30, 2015

Allentown City Council is on the verge of approving a new city budget that contains items based on fraud, maintains council member Jeanette Eichenwald.

Ex-Reading city aide pleads guilty to federal bribery charges

Two charged in Allentown Reading federal investigation

Eron Lloyd, 35, of Reading, pleaded guilty Monday to conspiracy charges in federal court

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On this Day

  • Ford assembly line in 1913

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    On this day: December 1

    Dr Pepper is served for the first time, Ford introduces the first moving assembly line, Rosa Parks refuses to move to the back of the bus, and TWA completes its last flight, all on this day.


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