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Derek Jeter's 'Players' Tribune' broadens ambitions with video series

These days, seemingly every digital media property is ramping up its video production. The Players' Tribune is no exception.

The website, founded by former New York Yankees star…

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Uber CEO explains why he thinks fingerprinting drivers is 'unjust'

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick tackled two of his company's biggest controversies on Thursday: It's treatment of drivers and its refusal to fingerprint.

City traffic

These billboards will target you as you drive by

Billboards may never be the same.

Cozmo Robot

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This tiny robot is a real life Wall-E

For a small guy, he has a big temper.

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Uber is rolling out guaranteed fares

Uber wants riders to know exactly how much they're going to pay for their trips.

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China launches next-generation carrier rocket

China's next-generation carrier rocket blasted off from the country's new Wenchang space port Saturday, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

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CNN

How to catch drones smuggling drugs into prison

It was your usual stockpile of prison contraband: six tightly wrapped packages filled with drugs, tobacco, rolling papers and porn.

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Facebook will require political bias training for employees

It's easy to forget that people are ultimately responsible for the way technologies work.

After anonymous sources accused Facebook workers of promoting liberal leaning stories…

Auto driver, driverless cars

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Driverless cars create a safety 'dilemma'

You're riding in a driverless car with a loved one. It's cruising down a one-way, single-lane road with a barricade to the left and a wall to the right.

INSIDE YOUR TOWN

Quakertown readies to set up auxiliary police partnership

QUAKERTOWN, Pa.


Quakertown Borough will soon offer area residents the opportunity to assist the police department.

Bangor Area School board passes real estate tax hike in $55 million budget

BANGOR, Pa.

The Bangor Area School Board approved a tax increase as part of its 2016-17 school year budget Monday night.

Whitehall High School Principal to become district assistant superintendent

WHITEHALL, Pa.

The Whitehall-Coplay School Board, in a special meeting Monday afternoon, appointed its high school principal as its new transitional assistant to the superintendent in charge of its student and operational services effective Aug. 20.

Arcade museum’s new home wins zoning approval in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Like a returning pinball, an Easton man was back before the Allentown Zoning Hearing Board Monday night seeking a variance for a new location for a proposed arcade museum.

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On this Day

  • Holyfield-Tyson II 1997 boxing match

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    On this day: June 28

    The last of America's Founding Fathers dies, Archduke Franz Ferdinand is assassinated, Mike Tyson bites off a bit of Evander Holyfield's ear, and Elián González returns to Cuba, all on this day.

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