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Expert Says Facebook Move To Separate Messenger App Is Part Of Business Strategy

Facebook’s latest move to sever messaging features from its main app has upset some of its users, but is it actually a smart business move?

04/15/2014

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Study Claims Frequent Tweeters Might Be Frequent Cheaters

A new study out of the University of Missouri claims frequent Twitter use might be linked to cheating and infidelity.

04/09/2014

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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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Guide To Philly Tech Week

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

04/03/2014

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Study: As Technology Advances, Americans Increasingly Relying On Multiple Sources For News

According to a summary of the study, the findings suggest “some long-held beliefs about people relying on just a few primary sources for news are now obsolete.”

03/18/2014

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3 Travel Apps You Need To Download Right Now

Because a smartphone should help you do more than kill time at the airport, here are three handy travel apps to ensure your next trip goes off without a hitch.

03/12/2014

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Website Offers ‘Daily Sacrifice’ To Tech-Savvy Christians During Lent

Lent – or 40 days of prayer, purification and sacrifice many Christians undertake in preparation for Easter – has begun, and if you were thinking about going cold-turkey with social media, this might change your mind.

03/05/2014

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Report: Less Than 40% Of Web Traffic Generated By Humans

That’s down from 2012, when 49% of traffic could be attributed to real, living people.

02/13/2014

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On Facebook’s 10th Birthday, ‘Oversharing’ And Photo-posting Without Permission Are Top Gripes

The social media giant is celebrating ten years of friend requests from total strangers, mundane status updates and the ever-infuriating “poke.”

02/04/2014

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Report: Spy Agencies Have Eye On Angry Birds, Other Phone Apps For Personal Data

The latest revelations from NSA leaker Edward Snowden show that government spies have an eye on smartphone and tablet apps.

01/27/2014

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Study: Don’t Judge A Job Candidate By Their Facebook Page

It’s no secret that employers often scan candidates’ social media pages when hiring. But before you go into panic mode and frantically de-tag all incriminating photos, you might want to consider the results of a new study.

01/06/2014

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Website Offers Insight Into Data-eating Smartphone Apps

Data plan disappearing before your eyes each month? Now, a new website aims to tell you which apps are hogging your data.

12/31/2013

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Want To Learn About Space? Use An iPad

A lot of research has been done on the effects of too much “screen-time,” but a new study is putting a positive light on tech in terms of learning.

12/19/2013

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Survey: Twitter Users Tend To Be Young, Mobile And Educated

While only a small percentage of U.S. adults get their news from Twitter, those that do tend to be young, mobile and well-educated.

11/04/2013

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App Provides Soundtrack For Your Walk Along The Race Street Pier

It’s called Animina, and it’s currently available in the iTunes Store for 99 cents.

10/15/2013

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