New York mayor Bill de Blasio

LIVE: NYC Mayor de Blasio news conference

11:30 a.m. ET: Mayor de Blasio will hold a news conference at OEM headquarters in Brooklyn to update New Yorkers…

Tech News

Sony headquarters

Koji Watanabe/Getty Images

To avoid Sony's fate, companies play war games

Shall we play a game?



Close encounter with Pluto getting under way

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is closing in on Pluto and its five moons. Soon we will see what no one has ever seen before: Crisp, clear pictures of the tiny, icy world.

Users give in to Facebook fatigue

Brooklyn boy's viral image pays tribute to principal

It took about 45 minutes for an online campaign to raise $100,000 this week, the start of an initiative that has grown beyond its original goal of funding a class trip to Harvard.

Sony awning

Karin Caifa/CNN

Sony: Hack so bad, our computers still don't work

Sony has been forced to delay its third quarter earnings report as the company struggles to repair computer systems that were damaged in a cyberattack tied to the release of "The Interview."

Sony is asking regulators to push its official filing date b...

AT&T graphic

AT&T texts can be faked to hack you

There's a problem with the way AT&T sends out customer alerts via text message: They're too easy to mimic.

airplane wing, travel, flight

New app ranks risk your flight will crash

If you're flying on a Boeing 777 Cathay Pacific flight from Hong Kong to Los Angeles on any given day, there's a one in 4,068,434 chance that your plane will crash.

Asteroid to miss Earth


Big asteroid to fly by Earth Monday

A big asteroid will fly by Earth on Monday, but NASA says don't worry -- we'll be safe.

iPhone 5C on diplay

Augie Martin/CNN

Study: Smarter people use iPhones

Are you an iPhone user? Congratulations! You're probably smarter than the Android owner sitting next to you.

tumblr nbc screenshot

NBC launches Tumblr for Super Bowl ads

Are you more a fan of the Super Bowl's ads than the game itself? If so, NBC has a site for you.

Computer network generic

Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Senate emails back up after 'network outage'

The "network outage" the U.S. Senate faced on Wednesday that brought down emails and websites was largely resolved by Thursday morning, according to the Senate Sergeant-at-Arms.

The roughly 12-hour outage came after a "network router experienced a har...


From eBay

Big layoffs planned at eBay

Big layoffs are coming to eBay. The company is planning to slash 2,400 workers across the eBay and PayPal parts of the business. The cuts will impact 7% of the workforce.

Microsoft Windows 10


Microsoft to unveil Windows 10

Microsoft has lifted the curtain much higher on Windows 10, showing off a whole slew of new features that will be coming to PCs and phones later this year.

At its Redmond, Washington, headquarters on Wednesday, Microsoft detailed how its new operating...

Obama tan suit

The White House/Twitter

Obama's #SOTU press strategy: all of the above

A policy proposal announced on Facebook. A "behind the scenes" YouTube video. A copy of the speech on Medium before it even started on TV.

For this year's State of the Union, White House press strategists tried a whole raft of new promotional techniqu...

Football laces generic

NBC to offer free online streaming of Super Bowl

NBC will allow viewers to watch 11 hours of Super Bowl coverage online for free, including the game and halftime show.


Berks County house fire injures owners, kills pets

Greenwich Twp. fire

A husband a wife were injured, their pets killed and their Berks County home destroyed by fire early Sunday morning.

Body found inside burning car in Amity Township

Body found in charred car

Investigators found a body inside a car that was fiercely burning Sunday morning in the driveway of a home in Berks County .

Dozens watch sinkhole damaged home torn down

Home Razed

Dozens of neighbors watched as a Northampton County home was razed on Saturday.

Three Earl Township homes burglarized in one day

Generic burglary

Three homes were burglarized  Friday in Earl Township, Berks County.

Most Viewed on


On this Day

  • Dukes of Hazzard Catherine Bach, Tom Wopat and John Schneider

    CBS Image

    On this day: January 26

    European settlers land in Australia, Jim Thorpe is stripped of his Olympic medals, "Dukes of Hazzard" premieres, and Bill Clinton denies having "sexual relations with that woman," all on this day.


Technology Video

New Products Announcements
Direct from Businesses Worldwide

More Local Headlines from PR Newswire