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New Program To Bring Broadband Service To Low Income Families In Philadelphia And Camden

Philadelphia and Camden are among the 27 cities selected for a new White House initiative to expand internet access in low income households.

07/15/2015

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Temple Professor Accused Of Giving Tech Secrets To China Pleads Not Guilty

Federal prosecutors say he sought prestigious appointments in China in exchange for providing data on a U.S. firm’s device.

06/05/2015

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Local Mom-Turned-Author: Have The ‘Tech Talk’ Before The ‘Sex Talk’

In the digital age, kids are signed up for cell phone plans and social media accounts before they hit puberty. Local mom-turned-author Jenn Cannon says her book acts as a guide to help kids navigate the high-tech tools.

04/24/2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MARCH 9: The new Apple Watch is seen on display after an Apple special event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on March 9, 2015 in San Francisco, California. Apple Inc. announced the new MacBook as well as more details on the much anticipated Apple Watch, the tech giant's entry into the rapidly growing wearable technology segment as well (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Release Of The Apple Watch Hits A Snag

You should probably rethink any plans to have one next Friday.

04/17/2015

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New Service Would Allow Consumers To Rent The Apple Watch

If you can’t afford the Apple Watch, you will supposedly have another option come summer.

04/15/2015

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Guide To Philly Tech Week 2015

Get your crash course in all things innovative at the annual Philly Tech Week, coming to our city this April.

04/14/2015

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Pre-orders Now Being Accepted For Apple’s Latest Gadget

Don’t expect to see people camped out in front of the Apple Store, though.

04/10/2015

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Drexel University Partners With TechGirlz To Launch New Game Design Program For Women

While the class may look like your average computer class, the girls participating are actually testing a game design curriculum for schools and students nationwide.

03/11/2015

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Gov. Wolf Fields Questions At ‘Twitter Town Hall’

From school funding to the future of coal, Gov. Tom Wolf spent a half-hour on Twitter fielding Pennsylvanians’ tweeted questions about his agenda.

02/24/2015

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3 On Your Side: How Prepared Are You For Digital Afterlife?

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan takes a look at what to consider about the digital afterlife.

02/19/2015

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Study: Women Who Tweet And Post Photos Are Less Stressed Than Those Who Don’t

The research found that frequent internet and social media use does not raise stress levels for either sex. What’s more, women who use social media or email for picture sharing were actually less stressed than their tech-eschewing counterparts.

01/21/2015

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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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New Adidas App Allows Shoppers To Upload Their Photos Onto A Pair Of Sneakers

Adidas has just released a new app that will allow you to customize your sneakers with one of your own photos.

11/24/2014

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Experts: Home, Baby Cameras Not Secure Worldwide

A child playing in Bucheon, South Korea. An empty crib in Absecon, New Jersey. Cattle feeding in Behamberg, Austria. Footage from more than 100 countries is being streamed from bedrooms, office buildings, shops, laundromats, stables and barns.

11/21/2014

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Study: Excessive Texting Could Injure Your Spine

Back pain from texting? It might be a reality, says one New York doctor.

11/20/2014

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