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Report Says Facebook Meeting With News Companies About Hosting Their Content On The Social Network

Facebook is trying to partner with media outlets to place their pages inside the social network’s app but is it a win/win for both sides?

03/28/2015

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Philadelphia Joins Boston, Montreal In Hosting Baseball Hack Day This Saturday

KYW tech editor Ian Bush reports baseball fans are invited to geek out on Saturday in Center City.

03/26/2015

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New Ford System Reads Road Signs, Helping Driver Avoid Speed Traps

A new car offers relief from speeding tickets by paying attention to speed limit signs when the driver might not be.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/26/2015

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Police: Some Pictured On Penn State Frat’s Secret Site Have Come Forward

State College police Lt. Keith Robb says those people are being interviewed, and police are asking people to “be patient so we can do our job.”

03/26/2015

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Is There A Doctor On The Web? Internet Oversight Group Deciding On Future Of .Doctor Domain

Earning a medical degree is one way to be a doctor, but online it’s the only way — that is if an Internet regulator gets its way.

03/26/2015

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Web Site ‘Angie’s List’ Sued For Fraud in Federal Court in Philadelphia

A Pennsylvania woman is lead plaintiff in a federal class-action lawsuit filed in Philadelphia, charging that the web site ranks service providers better if they pay a fee.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/24/2015

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Lockheed Martin Corp. Expanding Its I-295 ‘Cornfield Cruiser’ With Navy Contract Extension

Officials cut the ribbon on a 72,000-square-foot expansion to the Lockheed Martin facility in Moorestown whose goal is to keep the US Navy’s “Aegis” Combat System up to date.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/24/2015

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Instagram Adding Collage Feature To Its Photo-Posting App

With “Layout,” Instagram users will be able to build collages using photos from their camera roll, which they can then share to Instagram, Facebook, or elsewhere.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/24/2015

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Montgomery County, Pa. Implementing Texting Option for 911 Emergency Callers

County commissioners have awarded a $100,000+ contract to begin the upgrades needed to make the 911 system compatible with texting.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/24/2015

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Ted Cruz Leads Presidential Pack in Use of Social Media To Announce Candidacy

US senator Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) was the first to formally announce his presidential run. And instead of a ballroom and podium, he opted for another platform: Twitter.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/23/2015

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NJ’s Monitoring of Social Media For PARCC Test Cheating Angers Parents

With the new assessment tests already somewhat controversial in the state, some North Jersey parents were upset to learn that a company is being paid to watch their children’s online chatter.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/20/2015

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Google Helps Philadelphia Mural Arts Program Preserve Trove of Its Works Online

It’s the latest addition to the online Google Cultural Institute, an effort by the digital info company to capture significant artworks for all the world to share.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/19/2015

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New Domain Lets You Tell The Web You Think Something ‘Sucks’

There’s a new kind of Internet address that likely will appeal to those with grievances to air.

03/19/2015

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Local Blogger Keeps Philadelphians In Style For Spring (And Beyond)

From product tests to YouTube videos to timely tips on dressing for the weather, fashion blogger Brittiny Adams covers all things style in the City of Brotherly Love.

03/18/2015

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Could You Soon Choose Apple As Your TV Provider?

KYW tech editor Ian Bush reports it’s the latest planned offering for cable cord-cutters.

03/17/2015