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Lynne Adkins
July 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Doctors and patients are using technology in the treatment of mental health issues. With an app on your phone or a computer program, patients can keep up with the work needed to handle depression and anxiety. Dr. Michael Vergare, chairman of psychiatry at Thomas...
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Niantic Labs, the creator of "Pokémon Go," just released its successor: "Harry Potter: Wizards Unite."
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June 21, 2019 - 7:57 pm
By Allen Kim, (CNN) - - Get ready to swap your Pokéballs for a wand. Niantic Labs, the creator of "Pokémon Go," just released its successor: " Harry Potter: Wizards Unite ." The augmented reality game was released Friday in the US and UK on Android and iOS. It is not immediately known when it will...
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June 17, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There is no doubt that dating apps have revolutionized the world of relationships for many people. However, scientists at the World Health...
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Is Apple killing iTunes?  That's the biggest question ahead of Apple's annual developer conference in San Jose, California, on Monday.
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June 03, 2019 - 4:20 pm
By Samantha Murphy Kelly, CNN Business (CNN) - - The music industry has changed dramatically since Apple disrupted the way people buy songs and albums nearly two decades ago. So Apple is phasing out iTunes in favor of three more modern apps. Apple announced Monday that iTunes will be replaced by a...
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Kim Glovas
May 19, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new term is floating in the ether, promoting a reduction in technology in our lives. It's called "digital minimalism." The theory is that less technology leads to more happiness, and reducing the number of apps on our phones will help. Dustin Kidd is an associate...
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Cherri Gregg
April 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new mobile app transforms concrete physical sites into living museums by brining to past to life. The first United States site for the app is along Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Created by the USC Shoah Foundation, IWalk guides visitors through the Horwitz-Wasserman...
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February 22, 2019 - 10:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Several phone apps are sending sensitive user data, including health information, to Facebook without users' consent, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal. An analytics tool called "App Events" allows app developers to record user activity and report it back to Facebook...
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John McDevitt
February 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new app is like Tinder for rescue dogs, but instead of swiping for a date, you’re swiping to adopt a fluffy forever friend. The new app, known as BarkBuddy, is helping connect people with dogs up for adoption. "It’s completely free. You download the app and then we...
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Apple is at the Supreme Court to defend the way it sells apps for iPhones against claims by consumers that the company has unfairly monopolized the market.
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November 26, 2018 - 10:22 am
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Apple is at the Supreme Court to defend the way it sells apps for iPhones against claims by consumers that the company has unfairly monopolized the market. The justices are hearing arguments Monday in Apple's effort to end an antitrust lawsuit...
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Ian Bush
July 09, 2018 - 3:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A data breach of a social media app has exposed the personal data of more than 20 million people. Officials from the Timehop app said names, email addresses and some phone numbers were stolen in the July 4 attack on its network . It said no private messages, stored...
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