Science and Technology

Ransomware
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KYW Staff
September 10, 2019 - 3:07 pm
The Souderton Area School District in Montgomery County was targeted in a cyberattack over Labor Day weekend, and officials say they are still experiencing disruptions. Read more here.
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iPhone 11 Pro
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CNN
September 10, 2019 - 12:30 pm
Apple officially unveiled its new iPhone lineup at a closely watched media event at its Cupertino, California, headquarters on Tuesday. The updated models include the iPhone 11, with a more affordable price tag, and the higher-end iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max. Read more here.
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Icebergs seen floating.
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Kim Glovas
September 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
Scientists at NASA are issuing warnings about what the loss of sea ice in the polar ice caps means to the rest of us.
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Ring doorbell camera
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AP News
September 06, 2019 - 11:48 am
Amazon-owned doorbell camera company Ring is facing questions from a U.S. senator over its partnerships with police departments around the country. Read more here.
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Researchers have found a nearly complete skeleton of a new dinosaur.
Kobayashi Y ET AL, Scientific Reports via CNN
CNN
September 06, 2019 - 11:43 am
A new kind of duck-billed dinosaur has been discovered in Japan. The largest dinosaur skeleton ever found in the country was hiding underneath 72 million-year-old marine deposits in the town of Mukawa, according to Hokkaido University.
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April 18, 2017: A conference worker passes a demo booth at Facebook's annual F8 developer conference, in San Jose, Calif.
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AP News
September 06, 2019 - 10:13 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two groups of states are targeting Facebook and Google in separate antitrust probes, widening the scrutiny of Big Tech beyond sweeping federal and congressional investigations into their market dominance. Facebook and Google are two of the world's largest and most ubiquitous tech...
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Terrence Harrell and Mike Coyle sitting for an interview.
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Cherri Gregg
September 03, 2019 - 7:41 pm
A number of very popular Philadelphia-based Instagrammers recently had their accounts shut down because of their content.
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 In this Wednesday, July 15, 2015 file photo, a lesbian couple holds hands in Salt Lake City.
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AP News
August 29, 2019 - 3:31 pm
The largest study of its kind found new evidence that genes contribute to same-sex sexual behavior, but it echoes research that says there are no specific genes that make people gay.
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Hurricane Florence
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CNN
August 26, 2019 - 11:06 am
By AJ Willingham, CNN (CNN) — It seems so unfair. In our endless human quest to control everything, the weather has heretofore eluded us. Why can't we make rain? Why can't we stop earthquakes? Why can't we nuke hurricanes into submission? According to a report, President Donald Trump once suggested...
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In this Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, photo, chemist David Dawson displays various samples of marijuana while being interviewed at CW Analytical Laboratories in Oakland, Calif.
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AP News
August 26, 2019 - 9:43 am
By Carla K. Johnson, AP Medical Writer How much marijuana is really in that pot brownie? Chocolate can throw off potency tests so labels aren't always accurate, and now scientists are trying to figure out why. In states where marijuana is legal, pot comes in cookies, mints, gummies, protein bars —...
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