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James Foley

WMUR

Social media deals with James Foley beheading

When confronted by gruesome images of a man being beheaded by terrorists, what should you do?

News organizations have grappled with these kinds of questions for decades. Now, with the prevalence of social media, website operators and ordinary Internet...

Netflix

Netflix

Faster Netflix streaming coming to Time Warner Cable

Netflix is opening up its wallet once again to improve streaming speeds on one of the country's largest Internet providers.

James Foley in helmet

Courtesy Dan Shakal

Twitter removes images of James Foley's death

Twitter is taking down images and video of the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley by Islamic militants.

Hospital

Ferre' Dollar/CNN

90% of hospitals and clinics lose their patients' data

No industry has been hit harder by hacking and data breaches than health care.

Internet Explorer

Microsoft

Microsoft considers new name for Internet Explorer

Microsoft is thinking about changing the name of Internet Explorer.

Google

Ferre' Dollar/CNN

Bakery to Google: Take 's---' out of our logo!

Greggs, the largest bakery chain in the United Kingdom, woke up to an unfortunate Google problem Tuesday.

Chevy Corvette Stingray

John R. Coughlin/CNNMoney

New Corvette lets you spy on garage valets

When you hand over your Chevrolet Corvette keys to a parking garage valet, you might worry that those guys will be tempted to try out the car's superb handing and its 460 horsepower V8 engine for themselves.

Apple store in mall

John Gress/Reuters

New record for Apple stock

Apple's mojo isn't just back, it's on fire.

The tech behemoth's stock hit the highest price in the company's history -- $101.09 -- on Wednesday.

Investors are salivating over demand for the next iPhone and cheering Apple's newfound willingness to spen...

Brain-sensing headband

From InteraXon

The brain-sensing headband

Imagine a gadget that knows your mind better than you do. Picture a device that can rank the activities in your life that bring you joy, or interject your typed words with your feelings. One woman has helped create just that.

Hospital network hacked

From CHS.net

Hospital network hacked, 4.5 million records stolen

Community Health Systems, which operates 206 hospitals across the United States, announced on Monday that hackers recently broke into its computers and stole data on 4.5 million patients.

Jack Dorsey

Stephen Lam/Reuters

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey live-tweets protests in Ferguson

In the week since a police shooting that killed an unarmed black teenager, Twitter has been a restless diary of the protests and developments in Ferguson, Missouri.

Space Shuttle Atlantis

NASA / Reuters

Image overload: Help us, NASA says

NASA is asking for your help.

No, you do not get to go to space.

You do, however, get to view hundreds of thousands of images taken from space. Via The Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth, NASA is making available images ranging from the Mercur...

Pop up video

Pop-up ad creator: 'I'm sorry'

Hate pop-up ads? So does the guy who created them.

Ethan Zuckerman worked for the webpage hosting site Tripod.com from 1994 to 1999, when it was struggling to develop a revenue model.

"Along the way," he writes in The Atlantic this week, "we ended up c...

The talk Ferguson Brown

Elon James White/Twitter

After Ferguson, have you gotten 'the talk?'

If you're African-American, you might have gotten "the talk."

It's a discussion, usually with parents, about how they need to behave around police officers because of the color of their skin.

On social media, many African-American users have used the s...

INSIDE YOUR TOWN

Deer crashed into woman's car as she drove

Poco
HAMILTON TWP. Pa.

A woman is lucky to have sustained only minor injuries on Monday after a deer crashed through the driver side window of her car.

Large leak put late summer swims on hold in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A large leak has Allentown's Jordan Park pool out of commission for the rest of the season.

Glimmer of hope in Saucon Valley contract dispute?

Generic Saucon Valley School District
LOWER SAUCON TOWNSHIP, Pa.

Negotiators attempting to resolve a long contract dispute in Saucon Valley School District have scheduled a meeting for Sunday afternoon.

Man with machete arrested in center of Easton

Easton Police car generic
EASTON, Pa.

A 22-year-old Easton man was arrested after running around the center of the city armed with a machete Wednesday morning.

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On this Day

  • Lou Gehrig, New York Yankees file photo

    Library of Congress

    On this day: August 20

    Charles Darwin publishes his theory of evolution, the NFL is founded, Lou Gehrig belts his 23rd career grand slam and NASA heads for Mars, all on this day.

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