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  • Philly Tech Week celebrates all things technology - from the world's tallest game of Tetris to expos, workshops and other events.
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philadelphia news, computers, local/state
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  • Mike Witonis got an email from Apple thanking him for calling customer service about his laptop computer. Problem is, someone had stolen it from him a year earlier.
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new hampshire, burglary, computers, trending
  • Ransomware is a virus that hijacks your computer and holds everything on it hostage until you pay ransom.
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computers, lifestyle, consumer news, nydia han
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  • 8 computers stolen from South Philadelphia school
  • Police are asking for the public's help in identifying the suspect who burglarized a school in South Philadelphia.
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south philadelphia news, philadelphia news, burglary, theft, computers, local/state
  • FBI officials are warning against a rise in ransomware, used by hackers to scam people trying to track their holiday packages.
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cyber attacks, cyber crime, scam, computers, hacking, local/state, dann cuellar
  • A lot of our world is dominated by devices - iPhones, Tablets, laptops and gaming devices. But how much is too much?
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ipad, iphone, cell phones, computers, local/state
  • It was quite a surprise for some Philadelphia students as one of the most popular comedians visited their classroom Friday, and he came bearing gifts.
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philadelphia news, education, computers, local/state, alicia vitarelli
  • William C. Lowe had a bold idea: IBM should develop a personal computer that could be mass marketed, expanding the company's reach beyond businesses and into people's homes.
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computers, ibm, national/world
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school, computers, children, pennsylvania news, local/state
  • Before your kids begin a new school year, you likely hit the mall, probably the doctor, etc.
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school, computers, children, pennsylvania news, local/state
  • With donated computers and volunteers, an education program in Bucks County is making a big difference in the lives of children.
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pennsylvania news, bucks county news, computers, local/state, lisa thomas-laury
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  • United Airlines computer outage
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philadelphia international airport, philadelphia, southwest philadelphia, united airlines, computers, local/state
  • United Airlines computer outage
  • A computer systems problem has delayed some travelers using United Airlines, American Airlines and Air Canada at Philadelphia International Airport on Wednesday.
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philadelphia, philadelphia international airport, southwest philadelphia, united airlines, computers, local/state
  • United Airlines computer outage
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united airlines, philadelphia, philadelphia international airport, southwest philadelphia, computers, local/state
  • Consumer reporter Nydia Han has the skinny on some less expensive laptops.
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6at4, google, computers, lifestyle, saving with 6abc, nydia han
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  • A cyberattack caused computer networks at major South Korean banks and top TV broadcasters to crash simultaneously Wednesday, paralyzing bank machines across the country and prompting speculation of North Korean involvement.
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north korea, south korea, computers, hacking, national/world
  • Pittsburghers enjoyed a holiday from paying for parking spaces after a computer glitch mistakenly told them free parking was available on Presidents' Day.
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pennsylvania, pittsburgh, automobiles, computers, bizarre bazaar
  • Back in the 1940's an electrical engineering professor and his prize student at Penn changed the world by inventing the digital computer.
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college, computers, philadelphia, local/state
  • Computer hackers have illegally gained access to personal information of more than 30,000 people connected to Army commands formerly based at Fort Monmouth.
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new jersey, military, computers, hacking, local/state
  • TD Bank has begun notifying about 260,000 customers from Maine to Florida that the company says may have been affected by a data breach.
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banking, computers, new jersey, local/state
  • Click play to watch Amy Buckman's report
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6at4, money saving, online saving, computers, 6abc action news at 4
  • Device can save on phone bills
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6at4, money saving, online saving, computers, saving with 6abc, amy buckman
  • Choosing the best computer for your college
  • Back in 1985, Drexel University shocked the college world, requiring every incoming student to have a personal computer.
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college, computers, philadelphia, pennsylvania, local/state
  • Click for the latest hotmail comes to an end; McDonald's makes after midnight changes
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6at4, stock market, mcdonalds, microsoft, computers, business/finance
  • In this Aug. 6, 2009 file photo, college student Joy Troy checks a twitter page at the Annenberg School of Communication department at the University of Southern California campus in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
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6at4, computers, hacking, local/state
  • Having trouble getting online?
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6at4, computers, hacking, national/world
  • Despite repeated alerts, tens of thousands of Americans may still lose their Internet service Monday unless they do a quick check of their computers for malware that could have taken over their machines more than a year ago.
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  • An e-book reader could be the perfect gift for a recent graduate or dad on Father's Day. Consumer Reports tested the best sellers and other brands to help you make the best choice for your money.
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consumer reports, computers, consumer news, amy buckman
  • Philadelphia Police are asking for help in identifying a man who they say stole at least 18 laptops from various Center City office buildings.
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philadelphia, center city, theft, computers, local/state
  • Inside Ruby's Diner in Glen Mills, police say a thief served up a lot of trouble for customers.
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pennsylvania, delaware county, hacking, computers, local/state
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hacking, pennsylvania, delaware county, computers, local/state
  • Click play to watch Nydia Han's report.
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computers, local/state
  • HP
  • Hewlett-Packard Co. says it will combine its printing and PC divisions to save money, part of the technology company's effort to turn around its business.
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computers, ebay, business/finance
  • Google's digital marketplace for mobile applications, music, movies and books is unifying under a new name in an effort to spruce up the shopping experience.
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computers, san francisco, google, science/technology
  • Top members of the computer hacking group LulzSec have been arrested and will face charges in New York, a law enforcement official said Tuesday.
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computers, hacking, new york, national/world
  • Nomophobia poll
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6at4, cell phones, england, identity theft, computers, poll, 6abc action news at 4
  • Nomophobia poll
  • It's called "nomophobia" and a new survey finds that some people are seriously concerned about being away from their cell phones.
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6at4, cell phones, england, identity theft, computers, poll, 6abc action news at 4
  • laptop shooting poll
  • The father who shot his daughter's laptop says he was trying to teach her a lesson about sharing too much information on Facebook. His critics say he's the one who crossed the line.
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6at4, poll, computers, shooting, facebook, 6abc action news at 4
  • How'd you like to earn OT for answering work e-mail?
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6at4, stock market, jc penney, employment, computers, u.s. postal service, business/finance
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  • Online shoe seller Zappos.com says a hacker may have accessed the personal information of up to 24 million customers.
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computers, hacking, business/finance
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hacking, computers, consumer news
  • This is no way to erase your hard drive.
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colorado, computers, fire, bizarre bazaar
  • If you got a new iPad, smart phone, or other device as a holiday gift, there's a free app that can help you keep track of them.
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iphone, ipad, ipod, computers, consumer news, nydia han
  • Zynga "launches" an IPO; ebay is offering a gift card; holiday fears are hitting shoppers.
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6at4, stock market, economy, dustin hoffman, amazon.com, facebook, computers, business/finance
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