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Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao press conference

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Mayweather-Pacquaio fight made Periscope the new Napster

It's officially a new age of piracy.

As some people shelled out $100 to watch Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao fight on pay-per-view, others simply went online and watched it for free.

That was made possible with smartphone live video stream apps li...

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Microsoft's risky bet on HoloLens

A roomful of reporters chase invisible balls around a cold San Francisco hotel conference room. Some are crawling on their knees, others shouting "Reset balls!" and wiggling their fingers at no one in particular.

It's not a mass hallucination but par...

Dave Goldberg, founder, Surveymonkey

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SurveyMonkey CEO Dave Goldberg dies

Silicon Valley entrepreneur Dave Goldberg, the husband of Sheryl Sandberg and CEO of SurveyMonkey, died suddenly on Friday.

"We are heartbroken by this news," a Facebook spokesperson said in an email to CNNMoney on Saturday.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerber...

Woman with tattoos

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Apple: Yup, tattoos can stop Apple Watches from working

Apple confirmed Friday that tattoos can in fact prevent the Apple Watch from working properly.

Specifically, the company said in an update on its support site that certain tattoos can interfere with the heart rate sensor on its smartwatches.


Tesla home battery

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Tesla's new product is a battery for your home

Tesla has unveiled a suite of new energy products, including a wall-mounted battery that will be sold for use in consumers' homes.

Tesla is calling the rechargeable lithium-ion battery the "Powerwall." As the name suggests, the unit is designed to be ...


From Microsoft

Microsoft thinks it can guess your age

Microsoft launched a cool new tool for flattering -- or offending -- anyone with a few free minutes to kill.

Upload a selfie or type your name into the search bar at to do Bing image search, and Microsoft's "How Old Do I Look?" tool takes...

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Apple and IBM are making iPads special for seniors

Two of the biggest tech companies in the world have joined forces to help improve the lives of seniors -- with iPads.

At an event in New York Thursday morning, Apple and IBM announced they will deliver iPads with specially tailored apps for seniors. T...

Mercury Messenger

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Probe crashes, as expected, into Mercury

NASA says its Messenger space probe crashed into Mercury on Thursday after running out of fuel, ending a nearly 11-year journey that provided valuable data and thousands of photos.

Mission controllers at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics L...

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US military develops self-guided bullets

You know the phrase "dodging a bullet"? Forget about it. Probably not going to happen anymore.

The U.S. military said this week it has made great progress in its effort to develop a self-steering bullet.

In February, the "smart bullets" -- .50-caliber...

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Spacecraft headed for ISS is out of control

An unmanned Russian spacecraft originally bound for the International Space Station will re-enter the Earth's atmosphere after flight controllers lost contact with it, American astronaut Scott Kelly said Wednesday.

The spacecraft that lost contact wi...

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Tattoos may stop Apple Watch from working

Your mother hates your tattoos. So does your Apple Watch, apparently.

Galaxy S6, iPhone 6

From Samsung

The Galaxy S6 arrived just in time for Samsung

Samsung had a very rough start to the year, but the company isn't worried -- after all, it's got the Galaxy S6.

The South Korean electronics giant reported Wednesday that net income tumbled 39% to 4.63 trillion won ($4.3 billion) in the quarter ended ...

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Free rent: 7 World Trade Center opens doors to startups

While most young entrepreneurs hole up in co-working spaces, a few lucky ones are running their firms out of 7 World Trade Center -- for free.

Apple Watch series


Reporter botches Apple Watch demo

A technology reporter demonstrating the Apple Watch accidentally bought an Xbox One while cautioning against just that problem.


Police investigating reports of stray bullets in Stockertown

Stockertown gunfire has residents calling for change

Neighbors in a Northampton County borough say they are fed up with stray bullets flying through the air.

Reading Comprehensive Plan steering committee meetings


Residents, business leaders and property owners in Reading are getting a say as the city looks to the future.

Casey wants funding increased for lyme disease surveillance


As Lyme disease spreads in Pa., US Senator, Bob Casey (D-Pa) is pushing for increased funding for the CDC for monitoring the disease.

Development in Lehigh Valley moving forward

LV annual development report

Despite an economy still in the recovery stage, development in the Lehigh Valley remains strong.

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    On this day: May 4

    Al Capone heads to prison, the first-ever Grammys are presented, the Ohio National Guard opens fire at Kent State, and the Unabomber receives four life sentences, all on this day.


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