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Truck driver has GPS jammer, accidentally jams Newark airport

An engineering firm worker in New Jersey has a GPS jammer so his bosses don't know where he is all the time. However, his route takes him close to Newark airport, and his jammer affects its satellite systems.

By August 11, 2013

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Newark mayor takes to Twitter to help amid Sandy

Cory Booker spent the night responding to citizens in distress and tweeting about it during the superstorm.

By October 30, 2012

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Zuckerberg pledges $100m to Newark, N.J., schools

A New York Times report reveals that the Facebook CEO plans to make his first act of public philanthropy a massive donation to a troubled N.J. city's school system. Clever timing: it's slated to be announced the same day that "The Social Network" premieres.

By September 22, 2010

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United Airlines site loophole reoffers uber cheap fares

A Web site malfunction lets users trick the airline into offering them tickets with frequent-flyer miles they don't have.

By October 14, 2013

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FCC: Man used device to jam drivers' cell phone calls

Florida man fined $48,000 for driving around with a phone jammer in his car. Police alerted when Metro PCs reports constant problems with a cell tower.

By May 1, 2014

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Lyft drives into 24 new cities, now in 60 US markets

Ousting UberX as the ridesharing leader, Lyft currently operates in more US cities than any other peer-to-peer rides-on-demand platform. To celebrate, it's slashing prices.

By April 24, 2014

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Perky avatars bring 'Uncanny Valley' to NYC airports

The Port Authority of New York will be trying out lady-sized video billboards through the end of the year.

By May 22, 2012

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Boston police turn to Twitter for tips after twin bombings

The Boston Police Department uses its official Twitter feed to disseminate information and gather potential evidence.

By April 15, 2013

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Swamped Fisker Karma electric cars catch fire

Business Insider reports that 16 of Fisker's Karma range-extended electric cars at the Port of Newark were submerged by Hurricane Sandy, and subsequently caught fire.

By October 31, 2012

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Cory Booker's plan to 'hack' politics and disrupt democracy

"The power of the people is more important than people in power," Booker said. He's developing #waywire, a social news platform, in hope of changing America for the better more quickly.

By September 10, 2012