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Home Depot: 56 million cards exposed in breach

Home Depot confirmed Thursday that hackers exposed 56 million credit and debit cards during its months-long security breach.

The company also said it had eliminated the malware behind the attack from its payment systems.

Card readers that encountered t...

iPhone 6

From Apple

Man tries to rent girlfriend to buy an iPhone 6

A Shanghai man goes to extremes in his attempts to buy an iPhone 6.

iOS 8 on iPhone

From Apple

Apple says iOS 8 will shield your data from police

Apple says its new mobile operating system puts text messages, emails, photos and other data out of the reach of police -- even if authorities present the company with a search warrant.

iOS 8

From Apple

Apple's iOS 8 HealthKit launch derailed by bug

Apple's HealthKit needs a doctor.

iOS 8 on iPhone

From Apple

IOS 8: How to get it -- and whether you should

IPhone and iPad owners rejoice! iOS 8 is here.

Apple's new operating system isn't the radical upgrade that iOS 7 was, but it has a handful of new features that look promising.

IOS 8 lets apps display useful information in the "Today" screen, includin...

Texting, using cellphone, smartphone

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Stolen phone racks up $500,000 bill in a day

Think your vacation cellphone bill is high? Then spare a thought for the Australian hit with more than $500,000 in charges for calls made when his device was stolen in Europe.

Audi self-driving car

From Audi

California OKs first tests of self-driving cars

California, a state synonymous for cars, has issued its first approvals to test self-driving cars. Audi and Google have both received an autonomous driving permit from California.

iOS 8 on iPhone

From Apple

Five iOS 8 features you'll love

You can't get a new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus until Friday, but iOS 8, the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system, goes live on Wednesday. The free download will be available to anyone with an iPhone 4S, 5, 5C or 5S.

PlayStation 4

Courtesy Sony

Sony expects to lose more than $2 billion

Things are going from bad to worse for Sony -- the Japanese company expects to lose billions of dollars this year as its smartphone business bleeds.

NASA astronaut with Boeing capsule

REUTERS/NASA/Handout via Reuters

Boeing, Space X to launch NASA back into space

Boeing and SpaceX have been awarded contracts to become NASA's space taxis, shuttling astronauts to and from the International Space Station, the agency announced Tuesday.

Facebook on phone

Ariana McLaughlin/CNN

What counts as a 'real name' on Facebook?

A Facebook policy that asks users to provide real names on profiles has people from all walks of life worrying their accounts might be in jeopardy.

Netropolitan

Courtesy netropolitan.club

Join social media's 'country club' for $9,000

Would you enjoy social media more without all those pesky 99-percenters complaining about their mortgage payments and high cable bills?

Windows 8 Preview

CNN

Windows 9 is coming Sept. 30

Windows 9 is coming.

Apple free U2 album

REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Apple offers a way to 'return' free U2 album

Apple learned an important lesson this week: Not everyone likes U2. And even those who do really don't like it when you put music in their libraries without asking.

INSIDE YOUR TOWN

Allentown council hires 4 cops, advances "Andre Reed Park"

Allentown City Council
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown City Council approved hiring four more police officers Wednesday night and advanced a proposal to rename an East Side park for pro football Hall of Famer Andre Reed.

Timothy Snyder enters guilty plea in June standoff

Man upset over stolen pocketknife prompts police standoff
EASTON, Pa.

Timothy Snyder of Northampton has entered a negotiated guilty plea in Northampton County County on charges that he caused a standoff with police in June.

Lehigh University's entrepreneurship program honored

Lehigh University
BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Accolades continue to pour in to Lehigh University for its outstanding program in entrepreneurial education.

Wehr's Dam supporters seek answers from South Whitehall Twp.

Wehr's Dam at Covered Bridge Park, South Whitehall Twp.

South Whitehall Township

SOUTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

Proponents of saving Wehr's Dam said the administration of South Whitehall Township is darn slow when it comes to determining the dam's future.

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On this Day

  • Jimi Hendrix in Woodstock documentary

    Warner Bros. Entertainment

    On this day: September 18

    America takes out its first loan, The New York Times and the United States Air Force are born, guitar legend Jimi Hendrix dies, and "The Guiding Light" ends after 72 years, all on this day.

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