Internet

Linda Vertlieb addresses residents of Wesley Enhanced Living in Media, Delaware County. (credit: Ian Bush)

Delaware County Retirement Community Hears Benefits Of Being Online

The benefits of being online are easy to name. But not everyone is sold on the Internet. That’s what a seminar Tuesday addressed with residents at a retirement community in Delaware County.

07/21/2015

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Report: You’re Not Imagining It, The Internet Is Getting Slower

According to data tracked by HTTP Archive, the average time to download a website has increased.

06/17/2015

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Students At Phila. High School Get Special Lesson On Safe Internet Usage

Students at Imhotep Institute Charter High School got a lesson about their future Tuesday and about how they can be safer online.

04/28/2015

The front page of The Evening Bulletin on Monday September 28, 1964. (Credit: John Ostapkovich)

KYW Flashback: End Of An Era, Philadelphia Bulletin Turns Off The Presses

When KYW began broadcasting “all-news, all the time”, the venerable publication was dropping 15 separate editions on newsstands every weekday, each with the latest breaking news.

04/20/2015

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Yes, Really: Philadelphia Ranks One Of The Best At Being Ranked One Of The Best

For a city that’s sometimes seen as a perpetual underdog, it turns out Philadelphia is actually the best – at making internet lists of the best, that is.

04/17/2015

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Health: New Study On Successful Online Dating Finds Certain Words Are More Likely To Lead To Love, Others Are A Turn-Off

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, a new study on successful online dating. Certain words are more likely to lead to love, others are a turn-off – the Internet’s ABC’s of love.

02/13/2015

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Rich Zeoli Talks To Penn Professor About Cultural Trends

Rich Zeoli talked to Dr. Damon Centola, Associate Professor from the Annenberg School at the University of Pennsylvania, on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about how the birth and development of fads and trends, like baby names, has changed in the internet era.

02/09/2015

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Leveling The Internet Playing Field With Government Regulation: What The FCC’s Proposal Means For You

The head of the FCC has outlined his plan for the future of the Internet: it involves the government regulating the web like it does with phone service. The idea is not to let providers play favorites with sites, but how would it work in practice? KYW tech editor Ian Bush explains.

02/04/2015

Patco's 15th Street station.  (File photo by Pat Loeb)

WiFi Could Soon Be Available On PATCO Trains

An agreement has been reached with the DRPA and Comcast to provide free WiFi service to customers on PATCO trains. If approved by the DRPA board, the service should be available by summer

01/10/2015

(Girl Scouts sell cookies outside the Shops at Liberty Place, in center city Philadelphia.  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

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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