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Next Glass

App takes guessing out of wine buying

For most of us, wine remains a big mystery.

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Texting creating 'text neck' epidemic, doctors say

Chances are you're reading this while leaning over a table or slumped back in a chair. Your head is tilted forward; your shoulders are curved.

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Billboard 200 chart will now count streaming

While Taylor Swift has given up on free streaming music, Billboard hasn't.

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Jeff Bezos links Amazon and The Washington Post with new app

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has been in control of The Washington Post for one year, and now we're seeing some synergies between the two.

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Best Buy

Best Buy tells Amazon: Take that!

In the battle against the almighty Amazon, Best Buy just booked a win for the brick and mortar team.

The retailer reported Thursday that it nearly doubled its third quarter profit over last year as American consumers helped drive a bump in comparable...

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Firefox dumps Google for Yahoo as search engine

Firefox and Google are breaking up.

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Widow takes hubby's ashes to T-mobile to prove he's dead

T-mobile refused to cancel the contract of a British woman's late husband. So she brought them proof he was dead.

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Facebook adds new app just for Groups

One of Facebook's more popular, less attractive features is getting its very own app.

The social network is launching Facebook Groups, a standalone app for reading and posting to groups.

More than 700 million people check a group on Facebook every mo...


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5 types of people you should 'unfriend'

We all have them: Old classmates, distant relatives or obnoxious co-workers, filling our social feeds with posts about people we don't know or barely remember.

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From Apple

Apple's Mac update fails to fix Wi-Fi problems

Macs are having widespread Wi-Fi connectivity issues, and the latest Apple's solution hasn't fixed the problem.

$3,000 Comcast bill


Tenn. man hit with $3,000 Comcast bill

A Comcast customer in Tennessee is shocked when he receives a $3,000 bill for a service he couldn't get.

Bill Cosby, 2009

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Bill Cosby allegations put Netflix and NBC in tough spot

Netflix and NBC have tough decisions to make about Bill Cosby.

Flying car


The race is on for flying car start-ups

Not since the Wright brothers flew the first powered aircraft near Kitty Hawk in 1903 has the competition been so intense.

NASA asteroid map


NASA map shows Earth bombarded by asteroids

Fiery asteroids smash into Earth's atmosphere at such a stunning rate, it's a wonder we don't see fireballs raining down from the skies more frequently.


Joseph McAndrew sentenced for killing parents, twin

Closing arguments for Joseph McAndrew

Joseph McAndrew, Jr., was sentenced to three consecutive life sentences without parole in Montgomery County Court Thursday for the murders of his parents and twin brother.

East Allentown hookah lounge draws complaint

Allentown City Council (minus two)

An East Allentown woman again went before City Council Wednesday night to complain that patrons of a hookah lounge are disturbing her peace.

Time running out to seek Allentown City Council seat

Allentown City Council

Better hurry if you want to throw your hat into the ring to be appointed to an open seat on Allentown City Council.

PUC urges consumers to prepare for winter

Prepare now for winter PUC says

As temperatures drop and winter approaches, utility companies are preparing for the season and they are reminding consumers to do the same.

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On this Day

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    On this day: November 20

    The Nuremberg Trials begin, Princess Elizabeth gets married, "Terms of Endearment" premieres in New York City, Windows 1.0 is released, and Michael Jackson is arrested, all on this day.


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