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(Temple University professor Chris Rabb addresses a rally outside Comcast Corp. headquarters in center city Philadelphia.  Photo by Kim Glovas)

Dozens Rally Outside Comcast Over Proposed Merger and Net Neutrality

“It is our smartphones, it is Black Twitter, it is NetRoots, it is all of us,” said Temple University professor Chris Rabb. “It does not belong to one man, one person, one corporation, to one industry. It is ours.”

09/15/2014

A Comcast truck is seen parked at one of their centers on February 13, 2014 in Pompano Beach, Florida. (Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Comcast Hopes New Incentives Will Get More Families Signed Up For Internet Essentials Program

Robert Smith, who heads community investment in the region for Comcast, says they’re also giving a break on the $10/month cost for the connection for half a year.

09/14/2014

(A dashboard camera installed in a Cherry Hill police cruiser.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

NJ Lawmaker Is Delighted Police Cams Will Roll Out More Widely

The bill wassponsored by Washington Township assemblyman Paul Moriarty, who was cleared of drunk-driving charges after police video showed him passing field sobriety tests.

09/11/2014

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Comcast Enters Hotspot-Sharing Agreement With European Partners

It’s a deal that lets Comcast customers hop on more than 2½ million WiFi hotspots across the UK and Europe for no additional charge.

09/11/2014

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New Smartphone App Gives Kids ‘Keyboard Courage’ Against Cyberbullies

Haddonfield High School has purchased the “Stop It” app and made it available to all students as of today.

09/11/2014

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Net Neutrality — The New Major Issue Before The FCC

More people are getting their feelings about net neutrality off their chests than the wardrobe malfunction in the Super Bowl a decade ago

09/11/2014

(Voting machines at a warehouse in Philadelphia.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Pa. High Court Considers Whether Phila. Voting Machines Are Too Unreliable

The machines record ballot selections electronically, but do not produce a paper record of each vote.

09/10/2014

(Ray Rice addresses a news conference with his wife Janay following the filing of felony assault charges against him stemming from a February incident involving her at an Atlantic City casino.   Photo by Rob Carr/ Getty Images)

Ray Rice Abuse Incident Fueling Robust Victims’ Conversation on Twitter

A common response to revelations of domestic violence — and, specifically, the video of Ray Rice assaulting his then-fiancée in an elevator — is, “Why didn’t she leave him?”

09/10/2014

(Beware of e-mail messages that might not be from who they appear to be.  Photo by Ed Fischer)

Pa. Official Warns of E-Mail Scams That Rely on Home Depot Hacking Fears

Now, Pennsylvania attorney general Kathleen Kane says that consumers have to be alert for “phishing” schemes that come in e-mails.

09/10/2014

(Netflix added a click-through button to its web site on September 10th to illustrate the impact of a proposed FCC change to “net neutrality” rules. Graphic by Ed Fischer)

Internet Sites Stage Slowdown Campaign For Equal Transmission Rules

You might see a few extra hourglasses or spinning wheels while browsing the web today. It’s not a sign the sites are slower — it’s a protest designed to fight for the Internet rule known as “net neutrality.”

09/10/2014

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LaSalle Professor Believes Apple’s New Watch Will Find Support With Runners And Workout Enthusiasts

Chris Stigall talked Dr. William Weaver on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about Apple’s unveiling of their latest versions of the iPhone and a new smart watch.

09/10/2014

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Apple Gets Into New Territory: The Wristwatch

Apple’s big product announcements typically are nothing short of a spectacle, and today’s event was no exception.

09/09/2014

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Social Media Today: Buy Button, Bucket Challenge, Songs Of Summer

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

09/08/2014

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After Celebrity Hacking Scandal, Philadelphia Professor Offers Advice On Protecting Your Info

Chris Stigall spoke with La Salle University Professor Dean Henry on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about internet security in the wake of the celebrity hacking scandal that revealed intimate photos of Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton and other actresses.

09/08/2014

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Is Cyberinsurance Right For You?

A type of insurance designed to protect companies and consumers alike is gaining popularity, but is it right for you?

09/07/2014

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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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