Europe Just Approved New Copyright Rules That Could Change The InternetThe new copyright rules must get final approval from the European Commission and EU member states, but the overhaul promises to give more power to artists and publishers while piling new costs on tech companies.
Pennsylvania To FCC: Keep Broadband Internet Cash In StatePennsylvania is staking its claim to more than $23 million in federal funding that Verizon turned down to expand high-speed internet service to rural customers in the state.
Cyberattacks On Key Internet Firm Disrupts Internet ServicesWithering cyberattacks on server farms of a key internet firm repeatedly disrupted access to major websites and online services including Twitter, Netflix and PayPal across the United States on Friday.
Comcast Launches Discount Internet Program For SeniorsLow-income senior citizens in Philadelphia can now get discounted internet service, thanks to some hard bargaining by city council.
Study: 1 In 5 Americans Online 'Almost Constantly'A new Pew Research Center poll finds 73 percent of Americans use the web on a daily basis.
Delaware County Retirement Community Hears Benefits Of Being OnlineThe 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.
Report: You're Not Imagining It, The Internet Is Getting SlowerAccording to data tracked by HTTP Archive, the average time to download a website has increased.
Students At Phila. High School Get Special Lesson On Safe Internet UsageStudents at Imhotep Institute Charter High School got a lesson about their future Tuesday and about how they can be safer online.
KYW Flashback: End Of An Era, Philadelphia Bulletin Turns Off The PressesWhen 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.
Yes, Really: Philadelphia Ranks One Of The Best At Being Ranked One Of The BestFor 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.
Health: New Study On Successful Online Dating Finds Certain Words Are More Likely To Lead To Love, Others Are A Turn-OffJust 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.
Rich Zeoli Talks To Penn Professor About Cultural TrendsRich 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.
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.
WiFi Could Soon Be Available On PATCO TrainsAn 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
Girl Scouts Go Digital For Cookie SalesFor 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.