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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
July 26, 2019 - 2:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Edisa Rodriquez felt doubly bereft when her grandmother died three years ago. Not only had she lost her family's beloved matriarch, but all her stories, her life experiences, were gone, too. "With so much family and so much energy around family, we didn't have...
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OpenTable
OpenTable via AP
July 24, 2019 - 2:29 pm
(Associated Press) — OpenTable is getting into the food delivery business. The world's biggest online restaurant reservation service — which was founded 21 years ago — has been watching warily as more and more diners opt for delivery. Between May 2018 and May 2019, U.S. restaurant visits were flat...
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Umpire
Julio Cortez/AP
July 11, 2019 - 3:52 pm
YORK, Pa. (AP) — "Robot umpires" have arrived. The independent Atlantic League became the first American professional baseball league to let a computer call balls and strikes Wednesday night at its All-Star Game. Plate umpire Brian deBrauwere wore an earpiece connected to an iPhone in his pocket...
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Nike officials demonstrate the company's foot-scanning tool on its app that will measure and remember the length, width and other dimensions of customers' feet after they point a smartphone camera to their toes, Wednesday April 24, 2019, in New York.
Bebeto Matthews/AP Photo
May 09, 2019 - 7:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Nike wants to meet your feet. The sneaker seller will add a foot-scanning tool on its app this summer that will measure the length, width and other dimensions of customers' feet after they point a smartphone camera to their toes. The app will then tell shoppers what size to buy each...
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Man using his phone.
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David Madden
April 22, 2019 - 4:00 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — There’s a new app for residents of Camden to use to tip off police about neighborhood crime. The Camden County metro police are teaming up with the tech platform STOPit to, in essence, start up a conversation. Lt. Zsakheim James says it’s just another method, along...
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Citizen app
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Ian Bush
April 16, 2019 - 4:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Whether you're at home, at work, out shopping — really, wherever you are in Philadelphia — an app that's newly available in the Philly area seeks to be your personal emergency alert service. The Citizen app provides instant information to potential crimes or dangerous...
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This March 19, 2018, file photo shows Apple's App Store app in Baltimore. As its iPhone sales slip, Apple has been touting its growing digital-services business as the engine that will keep profits up.
Patrick Semansky/AP Photo, File
March 06, 2019 - 11:09 am
By Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As iPhone sales slip, Apple has been positioning its booming digital-services business as its new profit engine. But there could be a snag in that plan. A brewing backlash against the rich commissions Apple earns from all purchases and...
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FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2018 photo, Matty Nev Luby holds her phone and logs into the lip-sync smartphone app Musical.ly, in Wethersfield, Conn.
Jessica Hill/AP Photo, File
February 27, 2019 - 5:43 pm
(AP) — The operator of a video-sharing app popular with teenagers agreed to pay $5.7 million to settle federal allegations it illegally collected personal information from children. The Federal Trade Commission said the Wednesday penalty against lip-syncing app Musical.ly, now known as TikTok, is...
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Dreamstime
Lynne Adkins
February 27, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Shoe stores used to be full-service, with salesmen fitting kids for a new pair of kicks. Now, a couple of Philadelphia-based entrepreneurs can help you find the right size. About 70 percent of kids are wearing the wrong size shoe, according to Carolyn Horner, one of...
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People on phones.
Dreamstime
Ian Bush
February 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There's a new way for college students to gain real-world experience, and of course, it all starts with their phones. This whole gig economy thing works for Saint Joseph's University senior Caitlin Gillard. "It's nice just to be able to make some extra money," Gillard...
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