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Amazon.com's first smartphone, the Fire Phone, is displayed during a demonstration at the company's Fire Phone launch event on June 18, 2014 in Seattle, Washington.  (Credit: David Ryder/Getty Images)

Amazon Releases First Smartphone

Amazon dives into the smartphone game with the Friday release of Fire

07/25/2014

Stratagem Pictures co-president PJ Dimuzio. (Credit: Alexa Kelly)

Hear Philly: Movies, Music Videos, And More – Exploring Conshohocken’s Stratagem Pictures

Philly is known for cheese steaks and football, but an up-and-coming company in Conshohocken wants to add popcorn and quirky independent films to the list.

07/24/2014

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Social Media Today: Diversity Data, Foursquare Rebrands, New Oculus Project

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

07/24/2014

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Northeast Phila. School Hosts Summer Program For Teen ‘Geeks’

They’re kids from the Philadelphia area who might just come up with the next iPhone or create the next Amazon.

07/23/2014

Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos shows the Fire Phone.  (Credit: David Ryder/Getty Images)

Target And Amazon Shop For Your App Cash

What Target calls its largest store on the east coast opens along Route 202 in King of Prussia on Sunday, but an even bigger battle is brewing for the shopping you do on your smartphone.

07/23/2014

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Social Media Today: Oculus Deal Done, Facebook Adds Save Button, Uber Wi-Fi

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

07/22/2014

(The Montgomery County sheriff's Facebook page.  Graphic by Ed Fischer)

Montco Sheriff Turns To Social Media To Corral Deadbeat Parents

The sheriff’s department has done early-morning sweeps, and they want the public to take a look at their Facebook and Twitter accounts to see who they’re looking for.

07/21/2014

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Social Media Today: Facebook Tests, Twitter Acquires, New Pinterest Tool

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

07/18/2014

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Want To Delete Your Facebook Account? It’s Not As Easy As You Think

Facebook’s “emotion experiment” angered some of its users so much, they considered deleting their accounts, but that’s easier said than done.

07/17/2014

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Social Media Today: Selfie Senator, Google+ Ends “Real Names,” New App

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

07/16/2014

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Social Media Today: World Cup Breaks Records On Social Media

By Melony Roy World Cup 2014 breaks social media records On Facebook, Sunday’s final match between Germany and Argentina generated 280 million interactions by 88 million people, easily surpassing former champ Super Bowl 47, with […]

07/15/2014

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Social Media Today: Start to Success, Newsle Acquired, Brand Interaction Study

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

07/14/2014

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Villanova Univ. Project Turns Google Glass Into ‘Backup Brain’

Villanova University researchers have been awarded a Google Glass grant to develop a memory aid.

07/14/2014

(A model built from household objects by  middle schoolers is about to get a drop test at Bernard Harris Science Camp, in North Philadelphia.  Photo by Tim Jimenez)

Middle Schoolers Show Prowess at Science Camp at Temple U.

A group of middle school students, at Temple University for a two-week science camp, were playing the role of NASA engineers.

07/10/2014

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Social Media Today: Netflix Noms, SoundCloud Partners, LinkedIn Connects

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

07/10/2014