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Microsoft Offering Free Windows 10, Many Other Features

Microsoft had some tricks up its sleeve at an event Wednesday to unveil Windows 10, which comes out later this year.

01/22/2015

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Study: Women Who Tweet And Post Photos Are Less Stressed Than Those Who Don’t

The research found that frequent internet and social media use does not raise stress levels for either sex. What’s more, women who use social media or email for picture sharing were actually less stressed than their tech-eschewing counterparts.

01/21/2015

(John McInerney of the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, photographed at the Waterfront Winterfest, on Penn's Landing.  Photo by Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: A Job Bank For Arts Professionals

“Anything from historians, curators, administrative positions, executive directors at the various museums and theaters — really anything that falls under arts and culture,” says John McInerney of the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/18/2015

Major League Hacking co-founder Mike Swift. (credit: Melony Roy/KYW)

One Of The Country’s Largest And Best-Known Student Hackathons Takes Place This Weekend In Philadelphia

One of the country’s best-known hackathons is underway and more than 1,000 of the best student programmers from around the world have gathered on UPenn’s campus to learn and create.

01/17/2015

(Students at Tanner Duckrey School accept delivery of ten laptop computers and related hardware from KYW Newsradio.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

A North Philadelphia Public School Wins KYW Newsradio’s Latest 10-Laptop Computer Lab

Tanner Duckrey School now has more computer lab space for its young students, thanks to a partnership between KYW Newsradio 1060 and Comcast Corporation.

01/16/2015

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Facebook Planning Rollout of Approved-For-Workplace Version of Social Network

It was once considered taboo by many to open your Facebook page at work, but the social networking giant is preparing to launch a new product to overcome that notion.

01/14/2015

(The Fever Smart device, left, is shown interacting with a smartphone.  Image provided by Fever Smart)

Penn Student Wins Magazine’s ”College Entrepreneur” Prize

“I was so humbled, to be honest,” says Wharton junior Aaron Goldstein after being named Entrepreneur magazine’s “College Entrepreneur of the Year” for his Fever Smart device.

01/14/2015

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Facebook To Begin Adding Missing-Child Alerts To Nearby Users’ News Feeds

Starting today, Facebook will deliver “Amber Alerts” to its users news feeds in targeted search areas after a child has been abducted.

01/13/2015

(The Twitter feed of US Central Command was renamed "Cyber Caliphate" by unknown hackers.)

U.S. Military Hacked; Apparent Personal Info of Officers Posted Online

The official Twitter account for the US military’s Central Command was hacked today, and the account was then used to post a number of apparently sensitive files.

01/12/2015

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Social Media Today: Social Globes, Twitter Emmy, #JeSuisAhmed

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

01/09/2015

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Phila.-Area Companies Make Strong Showing at Consumer Electronics Show

Start-ups and small businesses from the Philadelphia area have been making waves this week at the Consumer Electronics Show.

01/09/2015

The 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show at the Light Nightclub at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on January 7, 2015. (Credit: Bryan Steffy/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

Checking Out The Top Nominees At The 2015 Consumer Electronics Awards Show

Judges at Engadget.com are making picks in 15 categories, including Best Health and Fitness Product.

01/08/2015

Attendees take a break at the 2015 International CES at the Sands Expo and Convention Center on January 6, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. CES, the world's largest annual consumer technology trade show, runs through January 9 and is expected to feature 3,600 exhibitors showing off their latest products and services to about 150,000 attendees.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Consumer Electronics Show Abuzz With Connected ‘Everything’

The week-long gadget frenzy continues in Las Vegas, and just about everything on display looks to take advantage of your Internet connection.

01/08/2015

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Social Media Today: Most Popular Brands on Twitter, New Book Club, New Acquisition

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

01/06/2015

Mark Zuckerberg introduces the Facebook redesign at the f8 Developers' Conference. (Credit: Getty Images/AFP)

Facebook Launches Digital Book Club

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has invited his followers to join his New Year’s resolution.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/05/2015

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