National Toy Hall of Fame 2019 finalists
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September 11, 2019 - 12:33 pm
The smartphone is being considered for induction into the National Toy Hall of Fame this year in recognition of its impact on how people play and interact. Read more here.
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Samsung Unpacked event
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April 25, 2019 - 12:00 pm
By Kaya Yurieff, CNN Business (CNN) -- The Samsung Galaxy S10 5G finally has a launch date. The company announced the much-anticipated device is now available for preorder from Verizon and will hit stores on May 16. It's a major milestone for both Samsung and Verizon: It'll be first time anyone can...
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Samsung Galaxy Fold
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April 22, 2019 - 1:56 pm
By Samantha Murphy Kelly, CNN Business (CNN) — Samsung will not launch its innovative, expensive and troubled Galaxy Fold on schedule. The company confirmed on Monday the foldable $1,980 device will not hit stores on Friday April 26 as planned due to reports the device is breaking for some early...
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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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Martin Shkreli reportedly runs his pharmaceutical company from prison on a contraband smartphone.
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March 07, 2019 - 10:39 pm
By Chris Isidore, CNN Business (CNN) -- Martin Shkreli reportedly runs his pharmaceutical company from prison on a contraband smartphone. Shkreli continues to run the remains of the drug company that once earned him the title of most hated man in America, according to a story in the Wall Street...
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Huawei CEO Richard Yu displays the new Huawei Mate X foldable 5G smartphone at the Mobile World Congress, in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019.
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February 24, 2019 - 9:32 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — China's Huawei unveiled a new folding-screen phone on Sunday, joining the latest trend for bendable devices as it challenges the global smartphone market's dominant players, Apple and Samsung. Huawei revealed its Mate X phone on the eve of MWC Barcelona, a four-day showcase...
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DJ Koh, Samsung President and CEO of IT and Mobile Communications, talks about the new Samsung Galaxy Fold smartphone during an event Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, in San Francisco.
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February 20, 2019 - 4:02 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Samsung unveiled a highly anticipated smartphone with a foldable screen in an attempt to break the innovative funk that has beset the smartphones market. But it's far from clear that consumers will embrace a device that retails for almost $2,000, or that it will spark the...
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A mobile OWLcard allows students to use their food to buy meals, get into their dorms, access campus buildings, and more.
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Ian Bush
February 02, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Temple University has become one of the first schools to test tech from Apple that aims to make the plastic campus access card a thing of the past. During the lunch rush at the Howard Gittis Student Center, buying a burger or scoring a salad used to require a swipe of...
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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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Stack of smart phones
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November 14, 2018 - 12:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — How often do you check your phone? According to U.S. edition of Deloitte's " 2018 Global Mobile Consumer Survey ," Americans view their smartphones an average of 52 times a day. Still, most people don't feel they spend too much time on their phones — only about 39...
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