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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.

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Apple

Reporter botches Apple Watch demo

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

Nepal humanitarian Aid

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Google and Facebook help locate Nepal survivors

People searching for their loved ones in Nepal can turn to Google and Facebook.

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iPhone 6 sales fuel Apple's second-best quarter

Apple just posted its second-best quarter ever -- and it didn't even have the holiday shopping season to help.

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istock

How earthquakes are measured

Earthquakes are measured using seismographs, which monitor the seismic waves that travel through the Earth after an earthquake strikes.

Scientists used the Richter Scale for many years but now largely follow the "moment magnitude scale," which the U....

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Android robot urinates on Apple logo in Google Maps

In the outskirts of Rawalpindi, a Pakistani city less than 10 miles southwest of Islamabad, is what appears to be a park in the shape of an Android robot peeing on an Apple logo.

At least, that's what shows up if you look up Rawalpindi in Google Maps.

Aiko Chihira android robot Japan

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Japanese companies tests robots in workplace

A crowd gathers near the entrance of Tokyo's upscale Mitsukoshi Department Store, which traces its roots to a kimono shop in the late 17th century.

Fitting with the store's history, the new greeter wears a traditional Japanese kimono while delivering ...

Westerlund 2 as captured by the Hubble Space Telescope

NASA

Hubble Space Telescope turns 25

It's up there right now -- flying about 340 miles over the Earth and circling us every 97 minutes. It's a telescope -- in the sky. Just think about that for a bit. It's called the Hubble Space Telescope.

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Comcast says it's over: It won't try to merge with Time Warner Cable

It's over. Comcast formally withdrew from its pending $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable on Friday morning -- after the companies failed to convince regulators the deal would be good for consumers.

Microsoft Windows 10

Microsoft

Microsoft: The post-Windows company?

Who cares about Windows 10? Microsoft might not even need it.

That's an exaggeration, but Microsoft keeps finding new ways to prove that it is built to survive the "post-PC" world.

Sales of Windows tanked last quarter, falling 19% for business customer...

Hubble Telescope

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Son of Hubble to peer back in time

If you're hunting for the earliest galaxies and clues about potential life on other planets you are going to need a very big mirror and a golf ball of gold.

They are both necessary for the construction of The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), intende...

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Japan space agency aims for the moon by 2018

Japan's space agency announced this week that the country would put an unmanned rover on the surface of the moon by 2018, joining an elite club of nations who have explored Earth's satellite.

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), divulged th...

YouTube

From YouTube

YouTube marks 10 years by opening new studios

On the 29th floor of Roppongi Hills, an upscale Tokyo high-rise full of offices, restaurants and residences, two actors in kimonos sit on a tatami mat and glare at each other as artificial smoke billows around them.

It's been a long day of filming "Th...

Google headquarters sign

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Google launches 'Project Fi' wireless service

Google on Wednesday announced Project Fi, a new cell phone service that will compete with AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint. Project Fi is like any other wireless service, except for a few notable differences.

INSIDE YOUR TOWN

"Lunch ladies" protest possible job outsourcing

Lunch ladies protest possible job outsourcing
AMITY TWP., Pa.

Lunch ladies in the Daniel Boone Area School District could soon be out of work. But they are not going down without a fight.

South Bethlehem Historic Board tables developer's plan

Discussion continues over seven-story high rise in Bethlehem
BETHLEHEM, Pa.

On Monday night, the South Bethlehem Historic Conservation District tabled a proposed seven-story building at Third and New streets.

Death toll climbs in Nepal earthquake; local Berks doctor stays to help

Death toll climbs in Nepal earthquake
WEST READING, Pa.

The number of people killed in this weekend's earthquake in Nepal has now climbed above 4,000 and a Berks County doctor is stranded there.

No staff or program cutbacks in East Penn's 2015-2016 budget

East Penn school board mtg 4-27-15
EMMAUS, Pa.

East Penn School District hopes to retain all staff and programs in the current proposed budget.

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    On this day: April 28

    Fletcher Christian leads a mutiny on the Bounty, Benito Mussolini dies by firing squad, Muhammad Ali refuses to be drafted, and the iTunes Music Store opens, all on this day.

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