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SpaceShipTwo has 'anomaly' in test flight

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo experienced "an in-flight anomaly" during a test flight Friday, the company said on…

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SpaceShipTwo has 'anomaly' in test flight

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo experienced "an in-flight anomaly" during a test flight Friday, the company said on Twitter.

Antares rocket explodes, NASA rocket explodes

NASA

Rocket operator deliberately destroyed it

The unmanned Antares rocket that exploded off the coast of Virginia was deliberately destroyed after it became apparent there was a problem, a spokesman for Orbital Sciences Corporation said Thursday.

The flight termination system was engaged, Barron ...

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Microsoft: New Band gizmo can make you a 'better human'

Microsoft has launched a new smartwatch, and it makes some majorly lofty promises.

Tim Cook at Apple event

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Tim Cook comes out: 'I'm proud to be gay'

Apple CEO Tim Cook came out Thursday, acknowledging publicly for the first time that he is gay.

"Let me be clear: I'm proud to be gay, and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me," he wrote in a column in Bloomberg Businessweek...

Google Glass

Jim Castel/CNN

Movie theaters ban Google Glass, other wearables

That idea you had about bringing your Google Glass to the movie theater to surreptitiously record Ben Affleck bare all in "Gone Girl"? Don't even think about it, the movie industry says. It announced late Wednesday a "zero tolerance policy" towards wearable recording devices.

Plasma TVs

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The world is running out of plasma TVs

The last company to make plasma TV screens for U.S. consumers said this week that it would stop production of plasma sets in November. The widely expected announcement by LG has put the final nail in plasma TV's coffin.

online dating computer mouse

Laura Nubuck/SXC

Feds fine dating site for making fake profiles

Turns out I'm not actually that popular with the ladies of flirtcrowd.com. The Federal Trade Commission has fined UK-based JDI Dating for using fake, computer-generated profiles to trick users into upgrading to paid memberships.

Woman using computer, laptop

Ariana McLaughlin/CNN

Sign up for 'Wasting time on the Internet' 101

You can now get college credit for watching all those cat videos. The University of Pennsylvania is offering a class next semester titled "Wasting time on the Internet," in which students will "focus on the alchemical recuperation of aimless surfing into substantial works of literature."

Exploded rocket launch pad after

REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Failure of rocket off Virginia investigated

Teams of investigators were out at daybreak Wednesday examining damage to NASA's Wallops Flight Facility after an unmanned rocket exploded shortly after launch on the Virginia coast, NASA spokeswoman Rachel Kraft told CNN via email.

Antares rocket explodes, NASA rocket explodes

NASA

Will rocket failure affect space industry?

Orbital Sciences, which built the Antares rocket that exploded in a massive fireball Tuesday, described the explosion as a "catastrophic failure." It certainly looked like it. Will this failure also be a setback for the burgeoning private space industry?

Verizon Wireless

Rich Brooks/CNN

Verizon ad tech raises privacy concerns

Attention Verizon Wireless customers: you may be getting tracked online.

Apple Pay

From Apple

Apple Pay rival CurrentC just got hacked

Apple Pay rival CurrentC has been hacked.

Paycheck, check, payroll

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Fraudsters use paycheck selfies to steal bank details

A word of advice to Instagram users: don't post selfies with your paychecks.

New Twitter logo

Twitter

Christie 'bongs' tweet blamed on autocorrect

The Twitter account for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie joked about the "dangers of autocorrect" after a typo led to a deleted tweet.

INSIDE YOUR TOWN

Township fails to seek required LVPC review of new traffic study law

Lehigh Valley Planning Commission
HANOVER TWP., Pa.

Lehigh County’s Hanover Township may face legal challenges from developers.

The Easton-Phillipsburg Toll Bridge has reached 90% completion

Easton-Phillipsburg Toll Bridge
EASTON, Pa.

The Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission has announced that the Easton-Phillipsbug Toll Bridge Rehabilitation Project is now 90% completed and round-the-clock travel restriction through the work area could end before the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

U.S Senator Bob Casey releases statement on capture of Eric Frein

WASHINGTON

U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) has released a statement following the capture of suspect Eric Frein. It reads as follows:

Gov. Corbett announces Mcare assessment down almost 50% for 2015 coverage

Gov. Tom Corbett
HARRISBURG, Pa.

Gov. Tom Corbett today announced that Pennsylvania physicians and hospitals will see significant savings in the cost of the catastrophic level of medical malpractice insurance coverage next year.

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    On this day: October 31

    The first All Hallows' Evening is celebrated, Nevada becomes a state, Harry Houdini dies, Mount Rushmore is completed, and the Vatican apologizes to Galileo, all on this day.

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