Tech

Leo Sheng started a blog for city fishing enthusiasts called Extreme Philly Fishing. (credit: Melony Roy/KYW)

Urban Fishing Trend Growing Along Philadelphia Creeks And Rivers

Many people don’t associate fishing with Philadelphia, but a local man shares his love for the sport on his blog with information, tips and photos of the fish he catches locally.

08/07/2015

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Faster, Wider, Wireless: Comcast Expands Low-Cost Internet Essentials Program

Existing Internet Essentials customers must reboot their modem by unplugging it for 30 seconds to see a speedier pace.

08/04/2015

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Millennials Sought In Contest To Cover Upcoming Papal Visit

In hopes of connecting millennials and the Church, a Christian organization has sponsored a contest to recruit digital street team members to cover the upcoming Papal visit.

08/01/2015

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Company Develops Fitbit-Like Sensors To Monitor Cattle’s Health

Sensors connected to ear tags help pinpoint sick cows for treatment before their symptoms get too far advanced.

07/30/2015

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Comcast, Amazon Competing For Top Tech Talent In Philly

The two tech giants are in Philadelphia facing off for some of the best talent in the area.

07/30/2015

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Facebook Releases Training Course To Combat Lack Of Diversity In Tech Companies

Facebook has released a training course for companies looking to combat the lack of gender and racial diversity that seems to plague most tech companies.

07/29/2015

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Social Media Heavyweights Push Back Against Proposed Online Anti-Terror Legislation

The primary argument against the proposed bill has been that consumers won’t use technology they don’t trust, and unnecessary surveillance would hurt the industry.

07/28/2015

Upper Darby's Summer Stage program particiates in kNOw Tech-a-thon.(Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Teens Disconnect From Technology To Raise Money For Anti-Bullying Charity

At 7 a.m., 17-year-old Anastasia and some others handed in their phones and had to entertain themselves the old-fashioned way.

07/24/2015

Diane Melley of IBM, discusses features of the new "Go Philadelphia" app for the upcoming World Meeting of Families congress and visit of Pope Francis in September.
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WMOF Organization Launches Mobile App As Guide For Papal Visit

Your smartphone can now be your new guide to the upcoming visit of Pope Francis and the World Meeting of Families events in Philadelphia.

07/22/2015

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Microsoft Warns Users About Potential Security Risk

Microsoft says everyone using Windows 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, and RT needs to download and install an emergency patch.

07/22/2015

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Chrysler Patches Software After Vehicles Found Vulnerable To Hack

The fix is for cars, trucks, and SUVs that use Chrysler’s Uconnect feature, an Internet-connected dashboard system.

07/22/2015

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Social Media Today: Twitter Changes, Instagram Beefs Up Web, Google+ Removes Feature

KYW Newsradio Social Media Editor Melony Roy reports on what’s trending around the region and the world.

07/21/2015

A user scrolls through a Facebook news feed on a smartphone. File photo: (Credit: NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images)

Pew Study: More People Are Using Facebook And Twitter For News

These findings come at a time when social network are increasing their emphasis on news.

07/21/2015

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New Service Allows Prospective College Students To Showcase Themselves Online

High school students: are you ready for your close-up? There’s a new way to make the case to college admissions officers.

07/21/2015

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Technology Takes Center Stage At Girl’s Summer Camp In Philly

Small groups of girls, ages 11-15, practiced the pitch they’ll make for the apps they’ve been working on.

07/19/2015