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Dell laptop explodes, burns woman

Fire experts say the most likely reason a woman has singed hair and burns is that the laptop's battery malfunctioned.

By June 30, 2014


Sixers unleash world's largest T-shirt cannon on fans

Attending a Sixers game this season? Keep an eye out for the biggest T-shirt bazooka ever conceived.

By November 3, 2012


Philly papers offering subscribers $99 Android tablet

The Philadelphia Media Network, owner of two newspapers and the Philly.com Web site, is now offering an Android tablet for $99 to anyone who signs up for a two-year subscription.

By September 13, 2011


Newspaper gambles on online gambling

Philadelphia Inquirer claims to be country's first newspaper to venture into sports betting.

By April 12, 2010


Live blogging platform CoverItLive gets business model

New CoverItLive Enterprise makes it easier for writers to cover live events, and for media sites to sell advertising against that coverage.

By January 20, 2009


Killing the cash cow and other acts of media indecency

You can find any number of similar stories about how the Internet forced media to fragment and change. So why does The Philadelphia Inquirer think it can defy history?

By August 8, 2008


Leaked AOL search logs take stage in new play

Search logs of infamous "User 927" form basis of play that asks the question: are we what we search for online?

By June 13, 2008


Auctions.com will be going, going, gone

The online auction site's parent company, Classified Ventures, which is owned by a group of big newspaper companies, says Auctions.com will close Aug. 31.

August 22, 2000