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Dreamstime
March 14, 2019 - 3:30 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — More evidence suggests you should not be spending all of your time on a computer or electronic devices — which can be especially frustrating if your job is...
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Dreamstime
March 04, 2019 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A California court recently decided whether the police have the right to make you open your cell phone — with your face. California police wanted to access Facebook Messenger communications as part of an investigation, so...
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Salena Manni, the fiancee of Stephon Clark, who was shot and killed by Sacramento police in 2018, wipes tears from her eyes as she discusses the decision to not file charges against the two officers involved, during a news conference in Sacramento, Calif.
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March 03, 2019 - 3:19 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Relatives of a black man fatally shot by police officers while holding a cellphone say they will press their "pursuit of justice" after prosecutors in California declined to bring charges against the officers. Stephon Clark's family reacted with anger and dismay to...
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Dreamstime
February 12, 2019 - 3:30 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you have children between the ages of 2 and 5, the odds are pretty high that they are spending a lot of time watching TV or interacting with computer...
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Dreamstime
February 01, 2019 - 3:15 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A novel legal argument has become the human equivalent of Pavlov's dogs, but instead of a bell ringing, it's an iPhone dinging. In April 2013, a Texas woman was driving down the highway when she heard a "bing" — the sound...
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From cellphones and tablets to used laptops and printers, PAR-Recycle Works will take it off your hands and recycle it.
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Antionette Lee
December 17, 2018 - 4:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's that time of year when a brand new iPhone X sits comfortably under the tree, and electronics of years past are purged to the curb. But one Germantown-based nonprofit will take your dusty, old electronics off your hands and recycle them into useable scrap metals...
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Kim Glovas
November 05, 2018 - 2:52 pm
UPDATED: 10:47 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A problem with Verizon service is still affecting the entire city of Philadelphia. City officials tweeted that all 911 calls citywide were being impacted. The tweet says if anyone needs to call 911, use a cellphone. Do not rely on landlines...
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Jon Schwantes, senior policy counsel for Consumer Reports, calls on Comcast to be transparent to its customers.
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Ian Bush
June 27, 2018 - 6:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you've ever thought there's nothing convenient about a convenience fee, consumer advocates are here to say they have your back. One group set up shop outside the Comcast Center in Center City Wednesday to call for an end to the widespread practice of add-on charges...
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Someone holding a BlackBerry touchscreen device.
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June 07, 2018 - 10:45 am
By Kaya Yurieff (CNN Money) - - For many former users, BlackBerry phones invoke nostalgia for physical keyboards and its once popular BBM messaging service. As iPhones, Samsung Galaxies, and other sleek touchscreen smartphones became ubiquitous, BlackBerry couldn't keep up. In 2016, it announced it...
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