Smartphones

Group of young friends using smartphones
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Suzanne Monaghan
February 16, 2020 - 1:30 pm
The latest social media obsession for many kids is Tik Tok, a free app where users can watch and record videos of themselves lip-syncing and dancing to popular music and sound bites. Read more here.
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The Google logo at their corporate offices in Granary Square, London.
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AP News
October 29, 2019 - 9:21 am
The Australian consumer watchdog on Tuesday took Google to court alleging the technology giant broke consumer law by misleading Android users about how their location data was used.
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A woman on her phone.
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Kristen Johanson
September 25, 2019 - 6:57 pm
A Philadelphia state representative wants to make it illegal for people to send unwanted pictures of naked body parts to another person, and it all started with a worried dad.
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screen time
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CNN
September 23, 2019 - 12:07 pm
It's possible that not all screen time is equally bad for your child's performance at school. A new review of 58 studies from 23 countries found only the time spent watching television and playing video games negatively impacted a child's academics.
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An employee holds the Samsung Electronics Co.'s Galaxy Fold for a photograph at a shopping mall in Seoul, South Korea.
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AP News
September 23, 2019 - 11:00 am
Samsung will start selling the Galaxy Fold, a phone with a screen that folds together like a book, on Friday.
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Nike officials demonstrate the company's foot-scanning tool on its app that will measure and remember the length, width and other dimensions of customers' feet after they point a smartphone camera to their toes, Wednesday April 24, 2019, in New York.
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May 09, 2019 - 7:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Nike wants to meet your feet. The sneaker seller will add a foot-scanning tool on its app this summer that will measure the length, width and other dimensions of customers' feet after they point a smartphone camera to their toes. The app will then tell shoppers what size to buy each...
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In a photo take Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, Lenny Sciascia, left, talks with his friend Mario DeAngelis as they cross the Bayonne Bridge in Bayonne, N.J., on their way to place online bets on their smartphones in New Jersey.
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November 12, 2018 - 11:33 am
By Wayne Parry, Associated Press ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — In the time it takes for a red light to turn green, Leonard Sciascia can get his sports bets made, turn around and head home. The 39-year-old man from New York City's Staten Island runs his own business selling advice on which teams to bet...
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Ian Bush
July 17, 2018 - 8:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Over the next two years, nearly 1,000 television stations will change channels as more room is made "in the air" for data-devouring smartphones and other wireless devices. Two of the new assignments take effect on Wednesday in the greater Philadelphia area. On July 18...
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