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Singapore residents can now ride in a self-driving taxi

The race to offer self-driving vehicles is in full swing around the world.

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

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iPhone vulnerability used to target journalists, aid workers

One of the most significant iPhone hacks to date was outed with a simple text message.

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Facebook open sourcing new computer vision work

The incredible popularity of Pokemon Go has exposed millions to the promise of augmented reality.

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St. Jude: Pacemaker hacking claims 'absolutely untrue'

St. Jude Medical rejected claims made by a famous short seller on Thursday that the company's pacemakers and other lifesaving devices are vulnerable to cyber attacks.

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Whatsapp will share your phone number with Facebook

If you use WhatsApp for messaging friends and family, get ready for Facebook to learn even more about you.

WhatsApp announced in a blog post Thursday that it will begin to share…

Yosemite

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Tour Yosemite in virtual reality with President Obama

Getting close to the president can be near impossible for the average person.

Italy earthquake Aug 25

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5 ways tech is helping Italian earthquake rescue efforts

Tech companies are offering their services to help the rescue efforts in Italy after a devastating earthquake.

At least 241 people died after a 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck…

Apple Tim Cook

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Apple in 5 years under Tim Cook's leadership

Hours after Steve Jobs resigned as the CEO of Apple, his successor Tim Cook sent an email to reassure employees about the company's future.

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Pokemon Go-playing truck driver kills woman in Japan

Japanese police have arrested a driver who they say struck and killed a woman while he was playing Pokemon Go.

INSIDE YOUR TOWN

Cellutome procedure helps heal open wounds without painful surgery

Cellutome procedure helps heal open wounds
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Usually patients with open wounds that don't heal need painful surgery to close them. But now there's a procedure at St. Luke's Hospital that takes the pain out of the surgery, as a woman from Upper Black Eddy knows first hand.

Lower Nazareth supervisors to hold hearing on ordinances for health care overlay district

Lower Nazareth supervisors to hold hearing on ordinances for health care overlay district
LOWER NAZARETH TWP., Pa.

Lower Nazareth Township supervisors Wednesday night passed resolutions authorizing the advertisement of zoning amendment to allow a health care overlay district that would create one of the largest medical campuses in the Lehigh Valley.

Easton sets sights on Centre Square and Wood Avenue projects

Easton sets sights on Centre Square and Wood Avenue projects
EASTON, Pa.

City officials are looking for a $400,000 state grant to improve Centre Square and another $1.1 million in grants for improvements to the traffic nightmare on Wood Avenue.

Man fights with police during arrest on 2012 charges

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The 57-year-old Allentown man allegedly left threatening messages with his insurance company.

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  • World War II liberation of Paris

    National Archives and Records Administration

    On this day: August 25

    Galileo demonstrates his telescope, the National Park Service is formed, Amelia Earhart flies cross-country nonstop, and the Allies liberate Paris, all on this day.

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