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Here’s How David Bookspan and Wil Reynolds Grade Philly’s Tech Scene

A lot can be said about how far Philly’s tech scene has come in the last decade or even in just the last five years. […]

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Coming to an iPhone Near You: Virtual Furnished Rooms, Courtesy of Ikea

When you’ve gone furniture shopping, chances are you’ve strolled through dozens of sample rooms and oohed and ahhed over how great they look. Then you […]

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Laura Blau Rebuilds Her Dream House

Architect Laura Blau’s firm, BluPath, specializes in coming up with sustainable solutions to all sorts of design and construction problems. She was an early adopter […]

Business

One City in Pennsylvania is Poised to Crush the 21st Century …

I came to Pittsburgh to see the future. On a blustery late-winter morning with a light whorl of snowflakes falling near the banks of the […]

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You Could Be The First On Your Blok To Live in One of These

The man who helped give physical form to “Earth’s biggest bookstore” and developed the checkout-free convenience store has now turned his attention to affordable housing. […]

Business

Does Every Child Need to Learn to Code?

Christopher Geary doesn’t look as tired as he ought to. In the past week he’s met with educators who run private schools in Beijing and […]

Property

Coming Soon from Comcast: The Wireless Remote For Your Whole House

If you’re one of the 10 million current Xfinity Wireless Gateway users, your whole household is about to experience a change – and for the better. At […]

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UK Firm to Offer Housing for Tech Startup “Friends” in Philly

Co-working spaces typically have several common amenities: meeting and gathering spaces, game tables, beer taps in the kitchen or even a pub room. The newest […]

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How Passive Houses Yield Aggressive Savings

How do you keep warm in your home in the winter? Do you crank the thermostat in the hall up past 78 so you can […]

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How the Sharing Economy Is Changing Office Space

Two booms taken together turned Center City Philadelphia from a somewhat sleepy place at night with a buzz-cut of a skyline to a vibrant, round-the-clock […]

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U-City Named Hottest Tech Submarket in Nation

Those shiny new buildings rising in University City are not only turning it into Philadelphia’s second downtown — they’re making it the nation’s hottest submarket for […]

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What Home Depot Taught Jefferson About Collaborative Workplaces

This tale of creative space-shaping in the field of medicine begins at Home Depot. That’s where Praveen Chopra, Thomas Jefferson University’s chief information and transformative […]

Business

Are You More Innovative Than a Middle Schooler?

On Friday, 26 ambitious young ladies ages 11 to 13 from various Philadelphia middle schools presented app ideas to a panel of mock investors at […]

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Comcast Expands Internet Access for Thousands of Low-Income Families

About 35,000 households across Philadelphia are now eligible to apply for Internet Essentials, Comcast’s high-speed internet program for low-income families. Comcast and the U.S. Department […]

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Comcast to Satisfy Your Connectivity Needs During DNC

Comcast Business has been named the official broadband and telecommunications provider for the Democratic National Convention, the Philadelphia host committee announced on Tuesday. No surprise […]