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Comcast’s New Wireless Phone Service Might Be a Hit

When Comcast launched wireless service Xfinity Mobile back in May, a big question for analysts was whether the cable giant could actually gain ground in […]

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Is Comcast’s New Instant TV Service Worth It?

Everybody panic: Netflix will jack up its prices yet again. Next month, some subscribers will have to pay one to two more dollars to access content […]

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The PHL Nonstops Just Keep Coming: American Announces New U.S. Destinations

Travelers at Philadelphia International Airport will have a boatload of new flight options in 2018. New routes to cities like Memphis, Dublin, and Budapest have already […]

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A Philly Expat Returns From Silicon Valley to Talk Funding for Entrepreneurs of Color

It’s October, and I’m still reeling from the idiocy of the Google Manifesto. And just this week, a new report smacked me with some reality […]

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10 Michelle Obama Quotes That Prove She Should Be the Next President

Between writing her first book, adjusting to life outside the White House and celebrating her 25th wedding anniversary, Michelle Obama popped into Philly on Tuesday […]

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Irish Airline to Launch Cheap Flights Between Philly and Dublin

Have the Cliffs of Moher been on your mind? Or how about the enchanting Blarney Castle? Well, come 2018, you’ll have one new way of getting […]

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Ranked: The Philadelphia Region’s 25 Fastest-Growing Companies

National rankings like the Inc. 5000 or Fortune’s 100 Fastest-Growing Companies list show that fast-growing firms create more jobs and stand as a testament to […]

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PHOTOS: Inside FreedomPay’s New FMC Tower Headquarters

It’s official: Financial technology company FreedomPay is all settled into its new FMC Tower headquarters  and the relocation tells two important stories for the company and […]

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I Love My Job: The Woman Changing the Face of Auto Repair

Patrice Banks has singlehandedly popularized the idea that women should, without a doubt, have power in the auto mechanics industry. Banks officially opened the Girls […]

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What Are Philly Leaders Doing at Amazon’s Seattle Headquarters?

An official delegation of eight Philly representatives descended on Seattle Thursday morning as part of Philly’s mission to hook Amazon’s coveted HQ2. Thursday evening I caught […]

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We Chatted With the Philly Exec Introducing Michelle Obama at the Pa. Women’s Conference

The Pennsylvania Conference for Women outdoes itself every year. For 2017, the one-day event happening next Tuesday, October 3, will gather 12,000 attendees for sessions […]

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These 5 Orgs Just Landed $100,000 to Connect Philly Youth to Tech

It’s that time of year again: Philly’s Department of Commerce just announced the latest class of StartupPHL grant recipients. A total of five organizations will […]

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Why Philadelphia Needs More Makerspaces … NOW

Dale Dougherty, one of the Maker Movement’s biggest catalysts, dropped into Philadelphia last week to keynote the September Maker Meetup. But before the talk, Dougherty, […]

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Pack Your Bags: New Nonstop Flights From Philly to 4 U.S. Cities

What do Jacksonville, Memphis, Omaha and Madison have in common? Come 2018 travelers can get to each destination from Philly on a low-cost Frontier Airlines […]

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Philly Named One of 17 National “Talent Hubs”

Philadelphia just earned another accolade that speaks to the steady rise of its entrepreneur community. The city has been designated a national “talent hub” — […]