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Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
April 23, 2019 - 1:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Center City's economy is growing, but not quickly enough, says a new report. Center City has averaged a 2.1% job growth rate over the last three years. But it should be even higher, says Paul Levy, president and CEO of the Center City District. "The recent rebound is...
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Robocalls.
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Ian Bush
April 17, 2019 - 3:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Sick of robocalls? Comcast and T-Mobile have teamed up to combat the scourge. The companies are now verifying whether calls between their networks are authentic - in other words, that the caller is a human. It doesn't stop robocalls, but at least it makes it easier to...
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A router and internet switch
Charles Krupa/AP, file
Ian Bush
April 10, 2019 - 12:33 pm
(Associated Press/KYW Newsradio) — The House passed a bill Wednesday to restore Obama-era "net neutrality" rules, but the legislation faces slim odds of making it through the Republican-controlled Senate. The Save the Internet Act passed the Democrat-controlled House 232-190 Wednesday, with only...
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Actors Jason Momoa, left, and Alfre Woodard speak at the Steve Jobs Theater during an event to announce new Apple products Monday, March 25, 2019, in Cupertino, Calif.
Tony Avelar/AP Photo
March 26, 2019 - 7:52 am
By Michael Liedtke and Tali Arbel, AP Technology Writers CUPERTINO, California (AP) — Jumping belatedly into a business dominated by Netflix and Amazon, Apple announced its own TV and movie streaming service Monday, enlisting such superstars as Oprah Winfrey, Jennifer Aniston and Steven Spielberg...
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Comcast is leading a new effort to build a robocall roadblock.
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Ian Bush
March 20, 2019 - 3:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Nearly 48 billion robocalls were made last year, and nearly half the calls we're getting on our cell phones are spam, according to estimates cited by a recent government report. To combat this, Comcast is leading a new effort to build a robocall roadblock. If it works...
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The logos for Time Warner and AT&T appear above alternate trading posts on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
Richard Drew/AP, file
February 26, 2019 - 1:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday cleared AT&T's takeover of Time Warner, rejecting the Trump administration's claims that the $81 billion deal will harm consumers and reduce competition in the TV industry. The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington came Tuesday in...
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Ian Bush
January 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Comcast is preparing to roll out a streaming service that the Philly-based media giant hopes will win viewers — largely because of one big difference from Netflix. From ‘Saturday Night Live’ to ‘Jurassic World,’ NBCUniversal has a universe of its own shows and movies...
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Maritime Academy Charter School in Bridesburg.
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Hadas Kuznits
November 29, 2018 - 4:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia school receives new laptops through a KYW Newsradio community program. Maritime Academy Charter School received 10 laptops from KYW Newsradio and Comcast after being nominated for the prize by fourth grade teacher Tabyus Walker. "I was at a book bank...
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Ian Bush
November 12, 2018 - 4:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Comcast is looking to add more military members to its ranks. The Philadelphia-based media giant says it'll hire 11,000 veterans, military spouses, and National Guard and Reserve members over the next three years. That's after Comcast says it surpassed its goal of...
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Ian Bush
November 08, 2018 - 1:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you're a cable cord cutter, Comcast has something in the works for you. The company is designing a box that will make it easier to navigate streaming video apps, like Netflix, Amazon Prime and YouTube. It is controlled by a voice-activated remote, according to a...
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