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2 Local Students Develop A Way To Charge Your Phone Just By Wearing A Jacket

Two La Salle University freshmen have developed a way for you to charge your cell phone just by wearing a jacket.

10/18/2014

(THE WINNING TEAM: Earl Johnson, Jacob McAnn, Sarah McAnn and Danny Santos.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

In Delco, Students Design a Winning Anti-Bullying App

Earl Johnson (at left in photo) is one of four Penn Wood students who helped developed the winning app, called “Fear No Bully.”

10/17/2014

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Pa. Supreme Court Justice McCaffery Says He’s Being Railroaded by Chief Justice

Justice Seamus McCaffery, caught in a porn e-mail scandal, is accusing the court’s chief justice, Ron Castille, of trying to use the scandal to take him down.

10/16/2014

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CBS Offers Digital Subscription Service To Consumers

CBS announced the launch of CBS All Access, a new digital subscription video on demand live streaming service for the CBS Television Network.

10/16/2014

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Philadelphia Woman Creates Mobile Site To Help Twitter Users Feel Less Lonely

The Lonely Project is a mobile website that displays tweets about loneliness.

10/12/2014

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Internet Security Company Predicts Eventual ‘Murders by Hacking’

Could a person’s death be caused by malicious takeover of an automobile, or an appliance, or a medical device?

10/09/2014

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Philadelphia Tourism Agency Gets High Marks For Social Media Usage

A new report by a global travel industry intelligence and marketing firm ranks Philadelphia as one of the world’s leaders when it comes to social media for September 2014.

10/09/2014

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The Pennsylvania Lottery Launches A Mobile App

The Pennsylvania Lottery is introducing a new and free smartphone app that offers access to drawing results, jackpots, second chance opportunities and more.

10/09/2014

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Comcast Apologizes To Man Who Claims He Was Fired After Bill Dispute

Comcast has issued a public apology to the Northern California man who says the cable giant got him fired from his accounting job after a bill dispute.

10/08/2014

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Twitter Sues For Right To Make US Government’s User Inquiries Public

Twitter, the social media firm, is suing the FBI and the US Department of Justice in an effort to get so-called “transparency reports” declassified.

10/08/2014

(Melody Wong, a Philadelphia native who grew up in Hong Kong, at the KYW Newsradio studios.  Photo by Melony Roy.)

In U.S., Social Media Providing Unfiltered Glimpses of Hong Kong Activity

“I think what is portrayed on social media is more accurate than what is portrayed on traditional media,” says Melody Wong, a Philadelphia native who grew up in Hong Kong.

10/07/2014

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Facebook Vows To Be More Careful When Experimenting With Users

In a blog post, Facebook vowed to do things “better” and “in the most responsible way” when it comes to experiments on its users. But Drexel cyber security expert Dr. Rob D’ividio says the social network needs to go much further.

10/04/2014

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Two Of Google’s Founders Describe How To Run A Company Like The Firm

Not many companies are going to take over the world the way Google has, but now you can access the business savvy of two men who helped make it so.

10/04/2014

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Drag Queens Get Apology From Facebook For ‘Real Names Only’ Dustup

Facebook has fulfilled its promise to meet with leaders of the gay and lesbian community after the enforcement of the social media behemoth’s “real names only” policy led to the suspension of several drag queens’ accounts.

10/03/2014

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Step Inside Virtual Worlds At Villanova University’s CAVE Facility

CAVE, short for Automatic Virtual Environment, immerses you in an interactive experience. We roamed an apartment, moseyed around Mars, and examined a brain.

10/02/2014

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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)

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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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