Technology

January 7, 2019; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Jessica Conditt tries Olay's electromagnetic FaceWand at Digital Experience, a media preview event at the Mirage Events Center.
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Ian Bush
January 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — To help you look the fairest of them all, beauty companies hope you'll turn not to a mirror on the wall but instead, some of the innovations they're showing off at CES in Las Vegas. You can print away blemishes on your skin with Opté , a handheld wand made by Procter...
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Dreamstime
January 07, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Recently, I was at a seminar that proposed the question, what is the most important part of medical care? There were many answers, as you might expect. There is not...
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Product manager Asaf Lebovitz from the Israeli anti-drone company Skylock.
Sebastian Scheiner/AP
December 25, 2018 - 4:27 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli technology company says its anti-drone system is drawing major interest after rogue unmanned aircraft sowed chaos at London's Gatwick Airport last week. The Israeli company Skylock is among a growing industry specializing in detecting and downing intruder drones by "...
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Paul Kurtz
November 13, 2018 - 4:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The School District of Philadelphia and the American Heart Association held a symposium Tuesday designed to encourage more female students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and math. Faranah Benoit has a passion for math and science, so attending...
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FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2003 file photo, Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder for the dedication of the Paul G. Allen Center for Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington in Seattle.
AP Photo/John Froschauer, File
October 18, 2018 - 7:44 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Prior to his death on Monday, billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen invested large sums in technology ventures, research projects and philanthropy, some of it eclectic and highly speculative. What happens to those commitments now? Outside of bland assurances from his investment...
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Technology can be used as a tool to help fight opioid abuse.
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Ian Bush
October 18, 2018 - 4:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In the fight against opioid abuse, health providers are increasingly looking to technology to help prevent addiction and improve treatment. One promising effort involves house calls by video in rural areas, where overdose deaths are rising and it's harder to find a...
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Researchers at a Canadian University successfully removed a large cancer tumor from a dog's head and replaced the piece of removed skull with a 3-D printed plate.
Michelle Oblak
September 25, 2018 - 9:20 pm
By Spencer Parlier and Amanda Jackson (CNN) -- A 9-year-old dog has a new skull and a cancer-free life because of 3D printing. Patches, the cancer-stricken dachshund, is feeling better thanks to researchers at a Canadian university. Dr. Michelle Oblak, a veterinary surgical oncologist with the...
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First Lady Frances Wolf joins Girls Who Code CEO Reshma Saujani at William D. Kelley School to highlight investment in STEM education for young women.
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Justin Udo
September 25, 2018 - 6:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania is taking aggressive action to get young women more involved in the tech industry. The governor's PAsmart initiative is investing $30 million toward STEM and computer science education for K-12 students. First Lady Frances Wolf joined Girls Who Code CEO...
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In this Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, photo a mobile phone displays a user's travels in New York. Google records your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to. An Associated Press investigation shows that using Google services on Android devices and iPhones allows the search giant to record your whereabouts as you go about your day. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
August 16, 2018 - 4:24 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google has revised a help page that erroneously described how its "Location History" setting works, clarifying for users that it still tracks their location even if they turn the setting off. On Monday, an Associated Press investigation revealed that several Google apps and...
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Britain's Prince William arrives on a Royal Air Force plane at the Ben Gurion airport in Tel Aviv, Israel, Monday, June 25, 2018.
AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner
June 25, 2018 - 5:18 pm
By Aron Heller, Associated Press JERUSALEM (AP) — Prince William arrived in Israel on Monday for the first-ever official visit of a member of the British royal family to the tumultuous region London once ruled. Arriving from neighboring Jordan, the Duke of Cambridge landed at Israel's Ben-Gurion...
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