Technology

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Lynne Adkins
September 14, 2019 - 4:00 am
Not everyone who signs up for a colonoscopy actually shows up, but a local doctor explains how a simple tactic is helping change that.
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Mark Abrams
September 08, 2019 - 4:00 am
The Pennsylvania Turnpike is testing a new app that will allow drivers to pay their tolls by way of their smartphones.
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Terrence Harrell and Mike Coyle sitting for an interview.
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Cherri Gregg
September 03, 2019 - 7:41 pm
A number of very popular Philadelphia-based Instagrammers recently had their accounts shut down because of their content.
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Jack Dorsey speaks onstage at WIRED25 Summit
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Kevin Wright
August 30, 2019 - 5:16 pm
Hackers gain access to the Twitter account of Jack Dorsey, the company's CEO.
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U.S President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive in Biarritz, France, Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, for the G-7 summit.
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AP News
August 24, 2019 - 3:05 pm
By: Zeke Miller BIARRITZ, France (AP) — President Donald Trump is threatening to use the emergency authority granted by a powerful, but obscure federal law to make good on his tweeted "order" to U.S. businesses to cut ties in China amid a spiraling trade war between the two nations. China's...
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Close up of woman's hands with smartphone and unknown incoming phone call on it, fraud or scam schemes
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Paul Kurtz
August 23, 2019 - 3:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There's a new nationwide initiative to push back against robocalls. Attorneys general from all 50 states say they are teaming up with 12 major telecom companies to focus on robocall prevention and enforcement. Sarah Frasch, director of the Pennsylvania Attorney...
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Donald Trump and China's Xi Jinping
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AP News
August 23, 2019 - 9:29 am
WASHINTON D.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump and China escalated their 13-month trade war Friday, sending financial markets tumbling and intensifying worries about the health of the global economy. Trump answered a new round of trade sanctions from China by promising a still-secret response, joking...
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Huawei
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August 19, 2019 - 11:49 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Monday that the United States will extend by 90 days a limited reprieve on U.S. technology sales to Huawei. The U.S. government blacklisted the Chinese technology giant in May, deeming it a national security risk and restricting sales of U.S...
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Suzanne Monaghan
August 11, 2019 - 5:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The internet is constantly changing, so for parents, it can seem like an overwhelming task to try to keep up with their child's online activity. But you don't need to know everything online, you just need to know what your kids do online, says Linsly Donnelly with...
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A Virgin Mary painting, flags and flowers adorn a makeshift memorial for the victims of Saturday's mass shooting at a shopping complex in El Paso, Texas, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019.
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August 05, 2019 - 8:59 pm
By Frank Bajak BOSTON (AP) — The online message board 8chan was effectively knocked offline Monday after two companies cut off vital technical services following the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas , whose perpetrator was linked to the site. 8chan is known for trafficking in anonymous hate speech...
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