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Apple brings iTunes to Samsung TVs as it seeks new revenue
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January 07, 2019 - 11:36 am
By Heather Kelly, CNN Business (CNN) -- Apple is opening up its ecosystem to one of its biggest rivals by giving owners of Samsung TVs direct access to iTunes content. Starting in the spring, Samsung will include an iTunes app in its Smart TVs, the South Korean company announced Sunday at CES, the...
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Rachel Kurland
December 27, 2018 - 12:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Instagram decided to go in a new direction Thursday: sideways. The app suddenly changed its commonplace vertical feed that its users have been accustomed to for years. Now, with a new update, users either tap or swipe to either side to view the next piece of content,...
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Google will shut down its Google+ social network much sooner than planned after discovering a second bug that revealed millions of customers' private information to software developers.
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December 10, 2018 - 4:34 pm
By Kaya Yurieff, CNN Business (CNN) -- Google will shut down its Google+ social network much sooner than planned after discovering a second bug that revealed millions of customers' private information to software developers. In a blog post, the company said 52.5 million people were affected by a...
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A digital ballot tool to help with your voting plan
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Antionette Lee
November 05, 2018 - 5:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you're procrastinating and don't have a voting plan for election day yet, the Committee of Seventy has you covered. Their non-partisan digital ballot tool allows voters to choose candidates they will be voting for ahead of time. "It relieves some of the anxiety...
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Bring your own bottle and the free Tap App will show you where to fill it.
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Suzanne Monaghan
October 26, 2018 - 9:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new app is designed to help people save money on bottled water and save the environment. Bring your own bottle and the free Tap App will show you where to fill it. "So this is essentially a search engine to find the cheapest, cleanest water nearby," said Founder and...
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Paul Kurtz
October 11, 2018 - 9:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In an effort to beef up turnout at the polls next month, the Committee of Seventy has rolled out a free app chock-full of information for voters. More than 100 users have already downloaded the free WeVote app, and the Committee of Seventy is optimistic the numbers...
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Students from The Haverford School, like 17-year-old Garrett Johnson, helped paint the AR mural, along with others from Mastery Shoemaker Charter School.
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John McDevitt
September 27, 2018 - 8:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mural Arts Philadelphia is hosting 31 free events in October to celebrate the power of art. One in particular will center around Philadelphia's first augmented reality (AR) mural. The mural, called "Dreams, Diaspora and Destiny," created by artist Joshua Mays and DJ...
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Drone photos of local flooding in North Carolina.
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Ian Bush
September 19, 2018 - 12:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — To begin the recovery from Florence, some utility crews in the Carolinas are looking to the sky — where a Philadelphia company is going to work. Drones have been buzzing overhead in search of storm damage. The bird's-eye photos are analyzed using artificial...
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San Francisco, CA; Sept. 6, 2018; Bumble Founder and CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd (left) and moderator Fitz Tepper speak onstage during Day 2 of TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2018 at Moscone Center.
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Ian Bush
September 06, 2018 - 8:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A dating app wants to help you put down your phone. More than 50 million people are signed up for the dating app Bumble. That's a lot of swiping — swipe right when you like the person whose profile pops on your screen, left when they're not for you. "We are...
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MoviePass
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July 28, 2018 - 12:13 pm
By Jill Disis (CNN Money) -- MoviePass is on life support. Helios and Matheson, the parent company of the popular movie subscription service, said that it had a service outage on Thursday because it couldn't afford to pay for movie tickets. The company borrowed $5 million in cash Friday to pay its...
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