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Verizon to add $20 to grandfathered unlimited data plans

If you're still clinging to your Verizon unlimited cell phone plan, your monthly bill is about to jump by $20.

Verizon is planning to raise the price of unlimited data plans from…



FAA tests technology to counter rogue drones

The Federal Aviation Administration is testing anti-drone technology that would counter rogue drones flying within a five-mile radius of select airports.

The technology is…

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Report: Iran-based hackers spy using LinkedIn

A group of suspected Iranian hackers are using a sophisticated network of fake LinkedIn profiles to spy on unsuspecting targets worldwide -- including the U.S. -- according to a…

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Slain woman followed Waze app to wrong street

The couple followed their Waze GPS app, thinking it would lead them to a touristy avenue in Niteroi, a large city across the bay from Rio de Janeiro.

Instead, it led them to…

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U.S. scientists use Twitter to track earthquakes

When earthquakes happen, U.S. government scientists get a 60-second heads up from an unlikely partner -- Twitter.

Since 2009, seismologists at the U.S. Geological Survey have…

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NASA successfully launches sounding rocket

NASA successfully launched a sounding rocket Wednesday from its Wallops Flight Facility in Chincoteague, Virginia, USA Today reported.

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Twitter launches Moments

Now you can view Twitter through an editor's eyes.

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Europe's big data bombshell: What you need to know

Europe's top court has delivered a bombshell ruling that will force thousands of U.S. companies to change the way they treat personal data of users, customers and staff.

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Europe cracks down on U.S. tech with data ruling

Facebook and other big tech companies have just lost big time in Europe.

They might soon be forced to radically change the way they deal with user data after the European Union's…


DEP hits Center Valley lab with fines totaling $125,000


Center Valley microbiology laboratory has been fined $125,000 for violations by the state Department of Environmental Protection.

Durham Township wants a voice in pipeline project

Debate continues over PennEast Pipeline

Concerned about sinkholes, officials in Durham Township are acting to have a voice in the proposed and controversial PennEast Pipeline project.

Authorities identify 2 men killed in Upper Macungie car crash


Authorities are investigating a one-vehicle crash that killed two Lehigh County men early Thursday morning.

Bethlehem man will stand trial for assaulting girlfriend

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Twenty-five-year-old Bartholomew Palumbo of Bethlehem will stand trial in Northampton County Court on assault charges for brutally attacking his girlfriend when she received a text from another male.

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