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Report: Philadelphia Has The 5th Most Diverse STEM Workforce In The Country

Looking for a job in STEM — or science, math, engineering and tech? Philadelphia is a good place to be.

07/15/2015

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TV? What TV? Comcast Gearing Up Online Streaming Service

The service is expected to be up and running in Seattle, Chicago, and Boston by the end of the summer, with service offered in our area in early 2016.

07/13/2015

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Police: Man Charged In Connection With Rape Of 15-Year-Old At Newark, Del. Motel

According to police, an investigation revealed the teen had befriended the 39-year-old suspect, William A. Burrows, through social media in November 2014, and the two had communicated until they met in person in the beginning of July 2015.

07/13/2015

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University Of Pennsylvania Using Social Media To Study Heart Health

The University of Pennsylvania has received a federal grant from the National Institute of Health to study the correlation between Twitter behavior and heart health.

07/10/2015

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Rowan U. Unveils Newly Expanded Virtual Reality Modeling Center

Rowan University is taking a major step toward establishing itself as a technology hub for South Jersey, taking problem-solving to a new level.

07/08/2015

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Facebook Continues Graphical Tweaks, With Nod Toward Gender Equality

Facebook is now updating some of its icons, giving its female silhouettes a slightly more prominent position.

07/08/2015

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BBB Launches Scamtracker Website To Help Consumers Fight Scammers

The idea reportedly came out of the Target data breach.

07/08/2015

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Hacker Attacks NJ Gambling Websites, Demands Bitcoin Ransom

No player money was stolen and no personal information was compromised in the incident.

07/07/2015

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Social Media Today: Verified Profiles, New #HBD Feature, Hi-Res Pics

KYW Newsradio social media editor Melony Roy reports daily on what’s trending around the region and the world.

07/07/2015

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Local Tech Company Raises More Than $1M For Its Real-Time Location Sharing App

MeetBall is a real-time, location sharing, navigation app. The Doylestown-based company has just finished raising $1.5 million in funding.

07/03/2015

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Innovation Center For Business-Minded Veterans Unveiled in Center City

The goal is to help more veterans to innovate, says Todd Connor, founder and CEO of The Bunker, “whether it’s raising money, whether it’s getting pro bono services, (or) whether it’s creating a network to help them identify tech talent.”

06/29/2015

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Celebration of US Supreme Court Gay Marriage Ruling Moves Online

Facebook added a new feature called “Let’s Celebrate Pride,” which will automatically put a rainbow-striped tint over your profile picture.

06/26/2015

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New Google Service Spotlighting Bucks County

You’ve probably used Google Maps before, but did you know the website also has something called Google Trekker?

06/26/2015

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Instagram Improves Its ‘Search’ and ‘Explore’ Capabilities

In a blog post, Instagram says, “Through trending Tags and trending Places, you can experience moments like #bonnaroo or #fathersday from every perspective.”

06/24/2015

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Gmail Creates “Undo Send” Button To Delay Emails From Being Sent

If you’ve ever wished you could un-send an email, Google is giving you that option.

06/23/2015