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Facebook’s New Facial Recognition Algorithm Draws Attention From Privacy Experts

According to Science magazine, Facebook’s facial-recognition technology is now “as accurate as a human being at a few constrained facial recognition tasks.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/11/2015

NORTHRIDGE, CA - Head coach James "Bruiser" Flint of the Drexel Dragons   (Photo by Jeff Golden/Getty Images)

Drexel Escapes With A 53-49 Win Over Towson

Damion Lee scored 23 points, including two game-sealing free throws with four seconds left, as Drexel held on to beat Towson 53-49 on Tuesday to win its sixth straight.

02/10/2015

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Drexel Univ. Tapped By Army Reserve To Train Cybersecurity Specialists

Drexel University is being deployed to the front lines of the cybersecurity fight. The US Army Reserve has picked the school, along with a half-dozen others across the country, to train soldiers in the field of information warfare.

02/10/2015

kids walking through water/cornstarch mixture known as oobleck. (credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Drexel University Hosts 5th Annual Philly Materials Science And Engineering Day

College students made science fun this weekend with hands-on experiments at Drexel University.

02/07/2015

Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin stopped by Drexel University to talk space exploration with Philadelphia's tech community Tuesday night. (credit: Justin Udo/KYW)

Buzz Aldrin Discusses Space Exploration At Drexel University

The 85-year-old Aldrin gave the audience a glimpse into his time as an astronaut and what it meant for him to have the opportunity to walk on the moon.

02/03/2015

NORTHRIDGE, CA - Head coach James "Bruiser" Flint of the Drexel Dragons   (Photo by Jeff Golden/Getty Images)

Drexel Loses To Hofstra, 86-58

Brian Bernardi scored 23 points as Hofstra snapped a two-game losing streak with an 86-58 win over long-time rival Drexel Wednesday night.

01/21/2015

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The Philadelphia Orchestra Is Looking To Revolutionize Your Concert Experience

The Philadelphia Orchestra is encouraging concertgoers to turn on their cell phones in an effort to help them learn a little more about what’s going on.

01/14/2015

(The Twitter feed of US Central Command was renamed "Cyber Caliphate" by unknown hackers.)

U.S. Military Hacked; Apparent Personal Info of Officers Posted Online

The official Twitter account for the US military’s Central Command was hacked today, and the account was then used to post a number of apparently sensitive files.

01/12/2015

Aspiring models line up on Drexel's campus for a casting call for 'America's Next Top Model.' (credit: John McDevitt)

Hundreds Brave Bad Weather For Chance To Be “America’s Next Top Model”

Tuesday’s snow and cold temperatures didn’t stop hundreds of men and women from auditioning for the CW’s America’s Next Top Model reality show.

01/06/2015

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High School, College Students Convene For Philadelphia Futures Conference

The 15th annual Philadelphia Futures Conference took place in University City Saturday.

01/03/2015

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Drexel Loses To Buffalo, 80-70

Damion Lee scored 24 points and had five rebounds and four assists for Drexel (2-7). Rashann London scored a career-high 17 and Tavon Allen had 10.

12/16/2014

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‘Quality Over Quantity’ Leads To Success In Philadelphia Criminology Field

Dr. Robert Kane, advises students to “take it slowly and really learn your field.”

12/15/2014

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Woman Attacked in West Phila. Apartment, Threatened With Her Own Meat Cleaver

Investigators say the victim spotted a man in her apartment about 4am, holding a meat cleaver that he had taken from her kitchen.

12/11/2014

(Barbara Minzenberg, deputy secretary of Pennsylvania's Office of Child Development and Early Learning, announces the grants.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia Groups Among Those Benefitting From Pa. ‘Race to the Top’ Education Grants

Drexel University and the group “Parent Power” will each get $75,000 over three years.

12/04/2014

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Drexel University Studies Calmative Powers Of Four-Legged Friends

Students at Drexel are part of a study on the effect of so-called “therapy” dogs on their stress levels.

12/02/2014

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