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Social Media Today: Oculus Deal Done, Facebook Adds Save Button, Uber Wi-Fi

KYW Newsradio social media editor Melony Roy reports daily on what’s trending around the region and the world.

07/22/2014

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Uber Philadelphia Serving Up On-Demand Ice Cream

On Friday, Uber customers can order up an ice cream truck via the Uber smartphone app between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m.

07/18/2014

Stigall Show Log 7.17.14

Chris discusses President Obama’s visit to Delaware today, Senator Bob Casey joining the opposition to the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision, and Sixer draft pick Joel Embiid trying to pick up Kim Kardashian on Twitter. He talks to Steve-O from Jackass at 7:20, Talk Radio 1210 WPHT’s Rick Grimaldi at 8, and Florida Congressman Jeff Miller at 8:20.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/17/2014

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Judges Shut Down Lyft, Uber In Pittsburgh

Could Philadelphia be next?

07/02/2014

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PPA Takes Stab At Uber With New Smartphone Payment Technology

The mobile app enables you to pay for taxi rides with a tap of your smartphone. The PPA and the vendor, VeriFone Systems, the maker of Way2Ride, also are working on the technology and logistics of using the app to hail a cab.

06/13/2014

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Celebrity Cruises, Uber Handing Out Goodie Bags To 100 Lucky Riders On Friday

After braving multiple polar vortexes, a cruise in the tropics is sounding mighty inviting to many people in the Philadelphia area.

01/30/2014

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Uber, Geno’s To Team Up For Distinctly Philadelphian Tailgate Party

From kittens to Christmas tree deliveries, Uber has provided Philadelphians with more than just a ride to and from the bar.

01/28/2014

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Blog: Uber & Home Depot to Deliver Xmas Trees Thursday

By Jim Donovan: Too busy to go shopping for a Christmas tree? Well tomorrow, Thursday December 5th you can use your smartphone and have a Christmas tree delivered right to your door. Uber is teaming […]

12/04/2013

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Chauffeuring App ‘Uber’ Offers Christmas Tree Deliveries on Thursday

For a total of $135, a netted Frazer Fir, seven to eight feet tall and fixed with a stand, will be delivered from Home Depot to your door.

12/04/2013

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One-Day Ice Cream-On-Demand Service Hits Philadelphia On Friday

Uber, which lets people order private drivers in sleek black cars using a smartphone app, is offering an ice cream-on-demand service — for one day only — in more than three dozen cities around the world, including Philadelphia.

07/18/2013

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Facebook’s New Gift Store

There are many ways to shop this holiday season. You can go online or you can go to the mall. But have you ever thought of going to Facebook for gifts?

12/04/2012

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New Service Allows Anyone To Have A Private Driver

There’s a new service in Philly that aims to make ordering private car service easier than hailing a cab.

06/06/2012

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