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Too Busy for Online Dating? New Philly Startup Will Swipe for You

There isn’t a lot that the duo behind Wingman, the dating startup launched this month in Philadelphia, will let their customers know about them. “It plays […]

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Cell Phones That Charge in Seconds? New Research From Drexel Says It’s Possible

The battery hasn’t advanced in decades, and engineers at Drexel University want to change that. A team of researchers led by College of Engineering professor […]

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Penn Cancer Research Called “Newest Miracle Cure”

In case you’ve missed it, Philly docs have scored some big headlines recently. After nearly thirty years in development at the University of Pennsylvania, a novel […]

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Lyft Lands Amtrak Deal, Philly Taxis Feel Shut Out

When will Philadelphia’s transportation wars end? Ridesharing services Uber and Lyft aren’t the best of friends. The taxicab industry hates them both. And the PPA is the […]

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Philly, It’s Time to Test Your Drinking Water

Even if you don’t live near a Sunoco drilling site, you might be interested in learning what’s in your drinking water. Philadelphia startup Tern Water has officially made their […]

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Don’t Want Your Boss Implanting a Microchip Into Your Body? A Pa. Lawmaker Wants to Help With That

It’s been nearly two weeks since a Wisconsin company made the announcement that it would be implanting tiny microchips into the palms of willing employees. […]

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Perelman School of Medicine Joins National Initiative to Increase In-Home Primary Care

The Home Centered Care Institute (HCCI) announced last week that eight nationally recognized academic centers and hospitals, including the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of […]

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Meet the Winners From the 2017 SustainPHL Awards

Dozens of local businesses and activists committed to sustainability in Philadelphia were recognized at Green Philly’s second annual SustainPHL awards on Thursday night. The event, hosted […]

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Teva to Cut 7,000 Jobs After Disappointing Quarter Results

Teva Pharmaceutical has announced dramatic plans to downsize following a grim second quarter earnings report released on Thursday. The Israel-based company, which operates its North […]

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Cloudamize and Cloudreach Have Merged—What It Means for Philly Tech

Cloudamize CEO Bob Moul and founder Kushboo Shah announced on Thursday that the cloud infrastructure management company will merge with the Blackstone-owned Cloudreach platform. For a […]

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Navy Yard to House First Pa. Community Solar Project

Businesses at the Navy Yard will soon become the first in Pennsylvania to share output from a single community solar installation. On Tuesday, officials  announced […]

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Ben Franklin Approved $1.7M for These 13 Philly-Area Startups

It’s been a busy few months for Ben Franklin Technology Partners, but the investment group won’t be taking a break as it heads into the […]

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Philadelphia Urges Pa. Supreme Court to Reject Latest Soda Tax Lawsuit

In a 59-page document filed by the City of Philadelphia, attorneys have urged the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to reject the appeal filed two weeks ago by […]

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Sunoco Offers $60K to Homeowners Affected by Pipeline Construction

July hasn’t been a great month for Sunoco and Pennsylvania residents affected by its pipeline construction. After a drilling accident during construction at the Chester County site of its Mariner East 2 pipeline […]

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Q&A: Looking for an LGBTQ-Friendly Doc? This New Site Can Help

Rating and reviewing health care providers is nothing new, but sites like RateMDs, Healthgrades, and ZocDoc have never quite cut it for the millions of […]