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Girl Scouts Go Digital For Cookie Sales

For the first time in nearly 100 years, Girl Scouts of the USA will allow its young go-getters to push their wares using a mobile app or personalized websites.

12/01/2014

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Comcast VP: I Don’t Agree With Obama’s Net Neutrality Announcement

Cohen, a self-proclaimed supporter of the President on most issues, told WPHT morning host Chris Stigall that he was “very surprised” and does not agree with Obama’s announcement of a push for stricter net neutrality rules.

11/13/2014

Accused Trooper killer Eric Frein is led out of court following his arraignment on October 31, 2014. (credit: Jan Carabeo)

Police Say Eric Frein Used Internet While On The Run

The former fugitive charged with ambushing a Pennsylvania state police barracks had a laptop computer and used the Internet while evading hundreds of law enforcement officials, according to court documents released Tuesday.

11/04/2014

(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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Parents Can Monitor Children’s Social Media Activity With mSpy

For $40 a month parents can find out exactly what their children are Snapchatting– through new software called mSpy.

09/10/2014

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FDA: Don’t Turn To Online Marketplaces To Treat Concussions

Now that fall sports are underway, treating concussions will become an issue.

09/02/2014

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Hackers Leak Hundreds Of Nude Celebrity Photos Online, Causing Many To Worry About Privacy

Dan Ackerman, Senior Editor of C-NET, says people should never treat their pictures and online activity as 100% private.

09/01/2014

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LeBron James To Cleveland Rumors Hit The Interwebs

Is LeBron James headed back to Cleveland? The internet seems to think so.

07/10/2014

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NJ Pair Accused Of Trafficking By Prostituting 16-Year-Old Girl

A man and woman have been charged with allegedly committing human trafficking by prostituting a 16-year-old girl.

06/19/2014

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Amtrak Building ‘Trackside’ WiFi Network

Amtrak wants to improve the dismal experience for passengers hoping to hop online while they’re riding the rails.

06/10/2014

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Communications Decency Laws May Not Fully Protect Big Tech

Why does Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon and other tech giants care what mean things were said about an ex-Bengals cheerleader? It could cost them.

06/02/2014

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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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Survey: New And Expecting Parents ‘Googling’ Twice As Much As Non-parents

If you’re expecting a baby, you may have turned to the internet for help.

05/12/2014

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Windows XP Meets Its End

Tuesday’s the day: Microsoft is X-ing out Windows XP, pulling support for the operating system nearly 13 years after its release. But with some estimates showing XP is still installed on more than a quarter of the world’s PCs, will they now become a prime target?

04/07/2014

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Philadelphia ‘Middle Man’ Pleads Guilty In International Fraud Case

Federal prosecutors say the overseas contacts used the local defendant to make the victims less suspicious.

03/25/2014

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