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Philadelphia police vehicle.
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Antionette Lee
February 10, 2019 - 10:35 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — At first glance, it may seem that the Philadelphia homicide rate is up for the year. But, according to a Temple University professor, the data can be misleading. According to data from the City of Philadelphia , 85 people were shot in January, with 20 being homicides...
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Dreamstime
January 29, 2019 - 3:15 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Have you ever looked at a seventh-grader and thought, "Well, there's an adult in no need of protection from internet trolls"? Apparently, lawmakers have — at least as it relates to online privacy, because the laws treat...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, May 24, 2016 file photo, Grigory Dudko opens a door for journalists during a visit to Russia's national drug-testing laboratory in Moscow, Russia.
AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File
January 22, 2019 - 3:41 pm
(AP) — The World Anti-Doping Agency straddled the wide gulf between vindication and capitulation Tuesday, agreeing to keep Russia's anti-doping operation in business after receiving much-sought-after lab data that could be used to prosecute hundreds of cheaters. But the decision came with a warning...
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FILE - This Tuesday, July 19, 2016, file photo shows the Google logo at the company's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif.
AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File
January 21, 2019 - 3:42 pm
PARIS (AP) — France's data privacy watchdog fined Google 50 million euros ($57 million) on Monday, the first penalty for a U.S. tech giant under new European data privacy rules that took effect last year. The National Data Protection Commission said it fined the U.S. internet giant for "lack of...
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In this Oct. 21, 2014 file photo, people pass an AT&T store in New York's Times Square. AT&T says it will stop selling customer location data to data brokers, as the telecom industry faces backlash that the data has been used improperly.
AP Photo/Richard Drew, file
January 10, 2019 - 9:44 pm
(AP) — AT&T says it will stop selling all location data from mobile phones to brokers following a report that companies are still selling that information to shadowy companies without customer knowledge. Last year, AT&T and other carriers pledged to stop providing location information to...
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FILE - In this May 23, 2018, file photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves the Federal District Court after a hearing in Washington.
AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File
January 08, 2019 - 6:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort shared polling data during the 2016 presidential campaign with a business associate accused of having ties to Russian intelligence, and prosecutors say he lied to them about it, according to a court filing Tuesday. The allegation marks...
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FILE - In this Nov. 28, 2018, file photo, the building of Russia's national drug-testing laboratory is viewed in Moscow, Russia.
AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File
December 21, 2018 - 9:50 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — World Anti-Doping Agency inspectors are leaving Moscow empty-handed after Russian authorities prevented them from accessing key doping data that the country's authorities had agreed to hand over. WADA reinstated the suspended Russian Anti-Doping Agency in September on the condition...
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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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In this Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, photo, a woman carries a fire extinguisher past the logo for Google at the China International Import Expo in Shanghai.
AP Photo/Ng Han Guan
November 12, 2018 - 9:29 pm
(AP) — An internet diversion that rerouted data traffic through Russia and China disrupted several Google services on Monday, including search and cloud-hosting services. Service interruptions lasted for nearly two hours and ended about 5:30 p.m. EST., network service companies said. In addition to...
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Stethoscope with laptop computer
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Tim Jimenez
September 18, 2018 - 8:45 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Independence Blue Cross is telling thousands of customers that some of their personal information ended up online for the public to see. IBC says names, birth dates, doctor information and other bits of information used to process claims was posted on a website from...
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