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House speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) listens as House majority leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) speaks to reporters following his unexpected primary re-election defeat.  Photo by Mark Wilson/ Getty Images)

Jewish Republicans Reeling After Rep. Cantor’s Primary Loss in Virginia

The Tea Party upset not only knocks out House speaker John Boehner’s top lieutenant, it also leaves the GOP without a Jewish member of Congress.

06/11/2014

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Anti-Surveillance Movement Reaching Biggest Players on the Internet

Internet denizens are taking a stand against suspicionless surveillance.

06/05/2014

Apple Senior Vice President of Software Engineering Craig Federighi speaks during the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference at the Moscone West center on June 2, 2014 in San Francisco, California. Tim Cook kicked off the annual WWDC which is typically a showcase for upcoming updates to Apple hardware and software. The conference runs through June 6.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Touts iOS8 Features At Conference

It’s not hardware but instead software that Apple is talking up during its developers conference in San Francisco. A free update is coming this fall for Mac desktops and laptops.

06/02/2014

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App Sends Victims A “Theftie” To Help Catch Smartphone Snatchers

A new feature on a popular mobile security app takes a novel approach in the fight against smartphone theft.

05/29/2014

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44 Arrested For Cocaine Trafficking in Chester County, Pa.

DA Tom Hogan says the operation, dubbed “Operation Spider Web,” netted $60 million worth of coke with a street value several times greater, from a Mexican cartel running a 20-year business out of a house in East Marlbourogh Township.

05/28/2014

(Computer hacker Hector Xavier Monsegur, a/k/a "Sabu," walks out of federal court in Manhattan after his sentencing.   Photo by Emmanuel Dunand/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Notorious Computer Hacker Freed From Prison After Donning ‘White Hat’

“He was arrested back in the middle of 2011,” says CNET editor-at-large Tim Stevens, “and basically the next day turned and started to help them identify some of the major hackers they wanted to bring down.”

05/27/2014

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Apple Looks To Your Home For Its Next Big Thing

Next Monday, Apple will unveil its latest products on stage in San Francisco. But already we’re getting a sense of what the company has up its sleeve — and it has to do with where you live.

05/27/2014

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Local Privacy-Protecting Website Hits A Billion Searches In Last Year

The little search engine from Chester County that could’ has really come into its own: DuckDuckGo hit a billion searches last year in the fallout from NSA leaker Edward Snowden’s revelations.

05/25/2014

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South Jersey Woman Defends Posting Video of Her Own Abortion Procedure

Emily Letts, a counselor at a South Jersey women’s health center, says her video is a virtual way to hold the hand of any woman who’s confronted with an unexpected pregnancy.

05/07/2014

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Expert Shares Tips To Help Keep Allergens Out Of Your Home

Chris Bobbit, Vice President at Mark Group, an energy efficiency consultancy based at the Navy Yard in Philadelphia, says the basement and attic are frequent offenders.

05/07/2014

A Target store in South Philadelphia.   File photo by Michelle Durham)

After Target Breach, Push Toward More Secure Credit Cards Seen As Inadequate

But some security analysts wonder if the push toward chip-and-PIN technology is already too little, too late.

05/05/2014

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Local Student Redesigns The Asthma Inhaler

Asthma inhalers haven’t changed much over the decades, but a Drexel student has come up with a way that could revolutionize how people manage the disease.
Step one: redesign the inhaler.

05/04/2014

(SAP America headquarters, in Newtown Square, Pa.   Photo by Ian Bush)

Delco-Based Software Company Adds Autism-Spectrum Employees

Software giant SAP, based in Delaware County, Pa., is welcoming five new employees — people on the autism spectrum.

05/01/2014

(FCC head Tom Wheeler, speaking to the NCTA.  Image from NCTA webcast)

FCC Boss Defends Proposed Rule Canceling Internet ‘Neutrality’

“Reports that we’re gutting the open Internet are incorrect,” said FCC chairman Tom Wheeler to the annual gathering of the National Cable and Telecommunications Association.

04/30/2014

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Google Stops Scanning Content of Certain Sensitive Customer Groups

More than 30 million students and teachers use Gmail as part of the free “Apps for Education” service.

04/30/2014

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