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Franklin Institute’s New Wing Opens With New ‘Your Brain’ Exhibit

The Franklin Institute debuted its new wing yesterday. The big draw is the country’s largest exhibit on the human brain.

06/11/2014

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Amtrak Building ‘Trackside’ WiFi Network

Amtrak wants to improve the dismal experience for passengers hoping to hop online while they’re riding the rails.

06/10/2014

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In Philadelphia, Judges Warn of Social Media Attempts To Sway Rulings

Are judges being threatened by politics while trying to make Constitutional decisions? That was part of the discussion at the National Constitution Center.

06/09/2014

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Social Media Today: President Obama Tumblr Chat, CIA Gets Social, Flickr Drops Facebook Login

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

06/09/2014

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Anti-Surveillance Movement Reaching Biggest Players on the Internet

Internet denizens are taking a stand against suspicionless surveillance.

06/05/2014

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Social Media Today: LinkedIn Redesign, New Facebook Pages, Xbox gets social

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

06/05/2014

(Weisman Children's Hospital chief operating officer Mike Rosiak with the facility's new video-link robot, currently known as "Vego."  Photo by David Madden)

At a Children’s Hospital in South Jersey, A New Tool For Health Care

The new clinic at Weisman Children’s Rehabilitation Hospital in Pennsauken features what they call a “telehealth robot.”

06/04/2014

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Social Media Today: Instagram Updates, Facebook Acquires, Vine previews

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

06/04/2014

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Gaming Regulator Says Internet Gambling In Pa. Is At Least A Year Away

The chairman of the Gaming Control Board is sounding a note of caution about the possible launch of Internet gambling in Pennsylvania.

06/04/2014

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Social Media Today: Spoiler Shield, Top Social Shows, #IWillListen

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

06/03/2014

Apple Senior Vice President of Software Engineering Craig Federighi speaks during the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference at the Moscone West center on June 2, 2014 in San Francisco, California. Tim Cook kicked off the annual WWDC which is typically a showcase for upcoming updates to Apple hardware and software. The conference runs through June 6.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Touts iOS8 Features At Conference

It’s not hardware but instead software that Apple is talking up during its developers conference in San Francisco. A free update is coming this fall for Mac desktops and laptops.

06/02/2014

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Social Media Today: YouTube Milestone, New Twitter Font, Myspace Courts Users

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

06/02/2014

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New App Helps Users Avoid Those Unwelcome Encounters

The new app ‘Split’ helps users avoid other people at any given time.

05/31/2014

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Cole Hamels’ Foundation Underwrites More Projects For Area Schools

Students at West Philadelphia High erupted in cheers as Heidi Hamels announced the $8,700 grant to their school, one of six new Hamels Foundation gifts — totaling $51,000 — to area schools.

05/30/2014

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App Sends Victims A “Theftie” To Help Catch Smartphone Snatchers

A new feature on a popular mobile security app takes a novel approach in the fight against smartphone theft.

05/29/2014

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Movie critic Roger Ebert sent out a perceived negative tweet about the death of “Jackass” star Ryan Dunn. Ebert was criticized by Dunn’s “Jackass” co-star Bam Margera and blogger Perez Hilton. Ebert responded that he was probably “too quick to tweet.” (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Too Quick To Tweet

Apple CEO Steve Jobs speaks during an Apple Special Event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts September 1, 2010 in San Francisco. Jobs announced upgraded versions of the entire iPod line, including an iPod Touch that includes a camera. (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Unveils New iPods, Apple TV

Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled a refreshed lineup of iPods and a smaller Apple TV during a presentation in San Francisco on Sept. 1, 2010.

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