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By The Numbers: The Perils Of Parking Illegally In Philadelphia

Since the beginning of 2012, nearly 4.9 million tickets have been doled out.

06/05/2015

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Philadelphia Orchestra Nearing End of Its Groundbreaking European Tour

Besides bringing the world-famous orchestra to new audiences, the tour has served to generate interest in Philadelphia as a destination for both tourists and global businesses.

06/05/2015

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Showtime Joins Growing List of TV Services Bypassing Cable via Direct Streaming

You’ll soon be able to watch the popular premium channel “Showtime” without paying the cable guy.

06/03/2015

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Apple Recalls Beats ‘Pill’ Speaker After Reports of Overheating

Under scrutiny is the Beats by Dr. Dre Pill XL: could its battery be a fire hazard?

06/03/2015

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Pinterest Joining Online Wave of ‘Buy It Now’ Sites

Users of the online social scrapbooking service Pinterest will soon be able to buy items directly through the company’s app, using a new type of pin.

06/03/2015

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Computers Containing Customer Data Stolen From Heartland Payment Systems

Thieves made off with 11 computers, four of which Heartland says may contain Social Security Numbers and bank account information used in payroll processing.

06/02/2015

A man shows Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system at the CeBIT technology fair in Hanover on March 15, 2015. (Credit: TOBIAS SCHWARZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Windows 10 Gets A Release Date, Microsoft Pushes Free Upgrade Offer Right To Your Screen

More than 200,000,000 people still use Windows XP, despite Microsoft ending support for the operating system last year. But for those running newer versions of Windows, KYW tech editor Ian Bush reports the company is pushing a reminder to your screen of a free upgrade.

06/01/2015

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U.S. Supreme Court Tosses Bethlehem, Pa. Man’s Conviction Over Facebook Posts

Anthony Elonis used Facebook to make a series of violence-laced posts criticizing his wife and others. But he claimed his rants did not amount to “true threats.”

06/01/2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MAY 28:  Google Photos director Anil Sabharwal announces Google Photos during the 2015 Google I/O conference on May 28, 2015 in San Francisco, California. The annual Google I/O conference runs through May 29.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Google Photos Offers Unlimited Storage For Free

What to do with all those digital photos on your phone, tablet, camera, and computer? Google has a solution for you, and it doesn’t cost a dime.

05/28/2015

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Apple And Google Driving Together Behind The Wheel

You can thank General Motors for driving the detente.

05/28/2015

Paul Kotler and his mother, Melinda. (Credit: Ian Bush)

Competition Pits Tech Developers Against Disability Challenges

There are just a few weeks of tinkering to go for some Philadelphia-area developers competing in a worldwide $100,000 challenge.

05/28/2015

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Study: ‘Soooo In Love’ On Facebook? Maybe You’re Just Insecure

Another interesting finding? The people posting hundreds of selfies, bragging about their latest marathon or cross fit class and talking about their healthy gluten-free diet scored highest for narcissism.

05/27/2015

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Dictionary Adds 1,700 New Words, Including ‘Emoji’ And ‘Photobomb’

“Jeggings” and “NSFW” are two more examples of the 2015 additions.

05/27/2015

Joy fist-bumps Alex with her new hand. (Credit: Ian Bush)

Giving Children a Hand is a School Project – And Then Some – For Chester County Students

Westtown seniors Casey Dech, Alex Nunes, and Xan Lorimer — under the guidance of faculty advisor Steve Compton — created a mechanically-activated hand for Joy, printed using the 3-D facility at Nemours DuPont Pediatrics.

05/27/2015

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Amtrak Adding In-Cab Cameras Facing Train Engineers

Amtrak says it will install video cameras inside locomotive cabs that record the actions of train engineers.

05/26/2015