Technology

FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2018, file photo a box for an Amazon prime customer moves through the new Amazon Fulfillment Center in Sacramento, Calif.
Rich Pedroncelli/AP Photo, File
July 16, 2019 - 11:24 am
By Mae Anderson and Anne D'Innocenzio NEW YORK (AP) — The gravitational pull of Amazon Prime Day is so strong on shoppers it's benefiting other retailers as well, according to an early analysis from a key data group. On Monday, the first day of its 48-hour sales event, large retailers, those that...
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Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin speaks during a news briefing at the White House, in Washington, Monday, July 15, 2019.
Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo
July 15, 2019 - 6:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration came out strongly Monday against Facebook's ambitious plan to create a new digital currency, as the Treasury chief warned it could be used for illicit activity such as money laundering, human trafficking and financing terrorism. Treasury Secretary Steven...
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Lynne Adkins
July 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Doctors and patients are using technology in the treatment of mental health issues. With an app on your phone or a computer program, patients can keep up with the work needed to handle depression and anxiety. Dr. Michael Vergare, chairman of psychiatry at Thomas...
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Man shopping online using laptop computer and credit card - stock photo
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July 14, 2019 - 4:30 pm
By Sarah Min (CBS) — Amazon Prime Day will kick off on Monday with 48 hours of deals for tens of millions of consumers who are Amazon Prime members, but the surge in internet traffic is also likely to attract scammers looking to steal your data and payment card details. "Consumers should proceed...
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FILE - In this April 30, 2019, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg makes the keynote speech at F8, Facebook's developer conference in San Jose, Calif.
Tony Avelar/AP Photo, File
July 12, 2019 - 6:03 pm
(AP) — The FTC has voted to approve a fine of about $5 billion for Facebook over privacy violations, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday. The report cited an unnamed person familiar with the matter. Facebook and the FTC declined to comment. The Journal said the 3-2 vote broke along party lines...
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Some of the brightest minds in the region gathered in King of Prussia to show off the latest technology in the life sciences field.
Jim Melwert/KYW Newsradio
Jim Melwert
July 10, 2019 - 7:06 pm
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Some of the brightest minds in the region gathered in King of Prussia to show off the latest technology in the life sciences field. Life Sciences Future brought about 400 people from pharmaceutical, biotech and academic research together with investors...
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Justin Udo
July 07, 2019 - 1:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There was some panic at Thomas Jefferson University's East Falls campus Sunday morning after a computer glitch mistakenly sent out an active shooter alert. For Justin Young, a third-year student at Jefferson who is on campus over the summer helping with freshmen...
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Boeing says it's providing $100 million over several years to help families and communities affected by two crashes of its 737 Max plane that killed 346 people.
Elaine Thompson/AP Photo, File
July 03, 2019 - 11:47 am
Boeing says it's providing $100 million over several years to help families and communities affected by two crashes of its 737 Max plane that killed 346 people. The company said Wednesday that some of the money will go toward living expenses and to cover hardship suffered by the families of dead...
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Six weeks after Huawei was blacklisted by the US government, President Donald Trump had what the Chinese telecom firm described as a "U-turn."
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June 30, 2019 - 12:14 pm
By Jackie Wattles, CNN Business (CNN) - - Six weeks after Huawei was blacklisted by the US government, President Donald Trump had what the Chinese telecom firm described as a "U-turn." Trump said Saturday that "US companies can sell their equipment to Huawei," as long as the transactions won't...
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Niantic Labs, the creator of "Pokémon Go," just released its successor: "Harry Potter: Wizards Unite."
Warner Bros. via CNN
June 21, 2019 - 7:57 pm
By Allen Kim, (CNN) - - Get ready to swap your Pokéballs for a wand. Niantic Labs, the creator of "Pokémon Go," just released its successor: " Harry Potter: Wizards Unite ." The augmented reality game was released Friday in the US and UK on Android and iOS. It is not immediately known when it will...
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