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Company says may or may not make high-tech toy

CNN

Google files patent for creepy teddy bear

Remember Teddy, the super-computer toy, from the film "Artificial Intelligence?" Well, Google might be making one. This week the company filed a patent for a toy that can control other Wi-Fi-connected devices.

Facebook on phone

Ariana McLaughlin/CNN

Selling your Android phone? Don't. It keeps your data.

If you recently sold your old Android phone, chances are your text messages, emails, pictures and Facebook key are still in there, even if you wiped its memory clean.

A new study by computer researchers at the University of Cambridge shows that "facto...

YouTube

From YouTube

YouTube gets more lifelike

YouTube live-streams just got more lifelike.

China moon

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China to explore 'dark side' of the moon

China is considering landing a spacecraft on the moon's "dark side" in 2020 -- a mission, which, if successful, would make it the first country to do so, state media reports.

Google maps

CNN

Google fixes n-word Maps problem for most users

Google has fixed an issue with its Google Maps search function, which previously led people to The White House if they searched for variations of the n-word with the word house.

A Twitter user first discovered the problem Tuesday afternoon.

On Thursday...

Car airbags gone off

Bill Alberter/CNN

How airbags (should) work

With the news about Takata's airbag recall over a defect that has been blamed for at least six deaths, it's important to remember that airbags have saved many thousands of lives since they were first introduced in the 1970s.

In front crashes, airbags ...

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Secret space plane, solar sail take off

The Air Force's mysterious space plane is back above the Earth -- along with Bill Nye's solar sail.

Delta plane

Michael Calloway/CNN

Delta Air Lines grounds travel websites

Some leading travel websites are a no-fly zone as far as Delta is concerned.

Delta is shutting out sites like TripAdvisor from accessing its information on fares and scheduling, making it difficult for travelers to compare prices and get the best deal...

YouTubeKids

From YouTube

YouTube under fire for adult content in kids app

A video explains how to tie a noose, play with matches or taste battery acid. There are cartoons dubbed over with obscenities, an introduction to wine tasting, and beer commercials.

Consumer groups have dug up these adult-themed videos buried among th...

St. Louis, Gateway Arch, blurb size

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St. Louis Fed hit with hack

Visitors to parts of the St. Louis Federal Reserve's website last month were sent to phony sites that could be used to steal their personal information.

The hack targeted the St. Louis Fed's Web servers -- not the Fed branch itself or its website.

Thi...

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Santa Cruz Police Department

Woman gets 6 years in Google exec's death

An alleged prostitute accused in the death of a Google executive pleaded guilty on Tuesday and was sentenced to six years in prison.

DOJ, Department of Justice

Floyd Yarmuth/CNN

DOJ charges 6 Chinese nationals with stealing 'sensitive' US technology

Federal prosecutors charged six Chinese nationals with stealing trade secrets from U.S. tech companies Avago and Skyworks.

5G

CNN Money

5G will be very fast but will cost a bundle

5G wireless is coming. It's going to be much faster than 4G -- and likely way more expensive.

INSIDE YOUR TOWN

Bulldog mauls woman in Clinton Township

Generic daytime red emergency lights - police car (lights not on)

Ethan Walthier/69 News

CLINTON TOWNSHIP, N.J.

An out-of-control dog mauled a woman in Clinton Township last week, biting her legs, chest and arms.

Local dietitian wins outstanding educator award

Dr. Martine Scannavino
STATE COLLEGE, Pa.

Dr. Martine Scannavino  of Cedar Crest College recently received the Outstanding Dietetic Educator Award at the annual state meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics in State College.

Legislator demands explanation for Route 191 delay

State Rep. Joe Emrick
UPPER NAZARETH TOWNSHIP, Pa.

State Rep. Joe Emrick (R-Nazareth) is demanding an explanation and apology from local engineers for their inability to make significant progress toward installing a traffic light at the dangerous Route 191-Friedenstahl Avenue intersection in Upper Nazareth Township

Easton police seek man photographing kids at bus stop

EASTON, Pa.

Easton police are investigating a "suspicious situation" involving a man taking pictures of children at a school bus stop.

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  • John F Kennedy, man on moon speech

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    On this day: May 25

    Goofy makes his debut, Babe Ruth hits his final home run, JFK sets sights on the moon, Ali taunts Liston, "Star Wars" hits theaters, and Oprah signs off, all on this day.

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