Hunting restricted in wooded areas near Eric Frein search

Game Commission bans hunting in manhunt search area

With just three days until the start of bow season in Pennsylvania, the Game Commission has restricted hunting in areas in the northeastern region of the state, as the search for Eric Frein…

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Reuters

Facebook will loosen policy for drag queens

Facebook issued an apology for its "real name" policy -- and announced that it will loosen restrictions for the drag community.

Netflix

Courtesy Netflix

New streaming films, TV shows in October

Netflix, Amazon, Hulu and iTunes are adding titles to their streaming options in October.

From horror films to documentaries and new episodes of beloved series, it's all here for your viewing pleasure with this month's schedule of releases:

October 1

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iPhone 6

From Apple

Vast majority of iPhone 6 buyers are rich, white men

Who's buying the iPhone 6 so far? Mostly rich, white guys.

Twilight Breaking Dawn Part 2 Robert Pattinson Kristen Stewart

Summit Entertainment

'Twilight' lives again as a short film series on Facebook

Like its vampires, "Twilight" lives once more. This time, however, only on Facebook.

Microsoft sign on building

Floyd Yarmuth/CNN

FBI: Hackers stole $100M of US military, Xbox tech

Federal officials have accused four men of hacking into computer networks of the U.S. military and Microsoft and stealing more than $100 million worth of software.

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iStock / DOConnell

Could computers take over the boardroom?

It's a common saying that one day all our jobs will be done by robots, but top executives may not have expected their position in the C-suite to be under threat so soon.

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Reuters image

Microsoft introduces Windows 10

Meet the new and improved Windows. No, it's not Windows 9 -- Microsoft is going straight from Windows 8 to Windows 10.

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Creator of spying app arrested

The creator of StealthGenie, a mobile app marketed as a tool for spying on cheating spouses and keeping tabs on children, has been arrested, according to federal authorities.

PayPal

From PayPal

EBay spinning off PayPal as separate company

EBay is spinning off its online payment service PayPal as a separate company.

The move, which has long been urged by some Wall Street analysts, was announced Tuesday. It is expected to take place in the second half of 2015.

The news sent shares of eBa...

iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus

From Apple

People are now bending iPhones in Apple Stores

Curiosity takes people to some weird places sometimes. To find out whether the iPhone 6 Plus can actually bend, some are testing it out for themselves -- in Apple Stores.

Ello

From Ello.co

Does Ello have what it takes to be the anti-Facebook?

In the past week, social network Ello gained much more traction than even its seven founders anticipated.

Facebook

Reuters

Facebook ads now showing up across the Web

Facebook is expanding its advertising reach. The company launched a new line of business Monday that will display advertisements on sites across the Web on computers and mobile devices.

iPhone 6 iPhone 6 Plus

Apple

Apple iPhone 6 finally cleared for launch in China

Apple has finally been granted regulatory approval by the Chinese government to sell the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

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.

INSIDE YOUR TOWN

Contractor strikes gas line in West Reading

gas line struck in West Reading at 423 Museum Dr

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WEST READING, Pa.

A contractor disrupted gas service in part of Berks County by hitting a gas line.

NJ residents concerned about $1 billion gas pipeline

audience hearing PennEast pipeline proposal
DELAWARE TWP., N.J.

The company that wants to build a $1 billion natural gas pipeline through parts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey could have a fight on its hands.

East Penn municipalities pledge unity in comprehensive plan talks

EMMAUS, Pa.

There's a saying: Winners don't quit and quitters never win.

Olympic gold medalist Marty Nothstein gets kids involved in cycling

Nothstein leads cycling league
TREXLERTOWN, Pa.

Olympic gold medalist Marty Nothstein is encouraging kids to get involved in cycling through a unique cycling league he's part of in Trexlertown.

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On this Day

  • Walt Disney World opening, 1971

    Walt Disney

    On this day: October 1

    Thomas Edison opens the world's first electric lamp factory, Yosemite becomes a national park, soccer great Pele says goodbye, and Walt Disney World opens, all on this day.

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