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Comcast-Pennovation Challenge Winners Want to Upgrade Philly’s Bridges

Back in November, Comcast and the University of Pennsylvania announced the Comcast-Pennovation Challenge, a joint initiative out of Penn’s Center for Innovation (PCI) that motivated teams of students to develop Internet of […]

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Comcast to Roll out machineQ Network in 12 More Major Cities

The next step for Comcast’s machineQ network service is a big one. After conducting trials of the network last year in Philadelphia and San Francisco, and […]

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Today Is the Internet’s “Day of Action” on Net Neutrality

If you’re getting random net neutrality pop-up messages today on sites like Facebook, Amazon, and Google, that’s because these web giants are among thousands of […]

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WATCH: Eight Pitches From Philadelphia’s Shark Tank Casting Call

On Wednesday morning, hundreds of hopefuls toting products and presentations of all sorts lined up outside Xfinity Live! for Shark Tank’s annual Greater Philadelphia casting call. […]

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Philly Organizers Urge Chamber of Commerce to Drop Wage Equity Lawsuit

For the first time since Philadelphia’s wage equity law has come under attack, members of the public came forward on Tuesday to express their support […]

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Comcast and Sprint Reportedly in Exclusive Talks for Wireless Deal

Comcast has entered into exclusive talks with Sprint as the Philly telecom giant looks for more ways to boost its new Xfinity Mobile wireless service, […]

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Chef Jean-Marie Lacroix’s Brûlée Catering Finds New Owner in Comcast Spectacor

Chef Jean-Marie Lacroix’s Brûlée Catering — the hospitality group with exclusive caterer status at top Philly destinations like the Museum of the American Revolution and […]

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Comcast Rolls Out Xfinity Mobile to All Stores Across Philadelphia Region

If you plan to ditch your Verizon or AT&T phone bill for a Comcast one, you can now do so at your local Xfinity store. […]

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WATCH: Comcast CEO Brian Roberts Explains Why Comcast Isn’t Well-Liked

Bloomberg’s The David Rubenstein Show kicked off its latest season last week with a tell-all interview featuring Comcast CEO Brian Roberts. The leader typically operates […]

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Comcast Ranked 4th Top Corporate Startup Investor in the World

Comcast, one of Philadelphia’s largest companies, has an impressive, growing record of looking after smaller ones. Since 2011, reports Philly.com, Comcast’s ventures unit has invested a combined valuation […]

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Chamber Says CHOP, Drexel Would Suffer Under Philadelphia’s Wage Equity Law

The Chamber of Commerce has finally opened up about the “broad coalition” of business community members who say they’d suffer if Philadelphia’s new wage equity […]

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Comcast Loses to TiVo in Patent Dispute

A little over a year after accusing Comcast and its set-top partners Arris and Technicolor of violating a software patent, DVR maker TiVo has emerged victorious in the International […]

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14 Philadelphia-Area Companies Make Fortune 500 for 2017

On Wednesday, Fortune released its renowned Fortune 500 list of the country’s top grossing companies, and a total of 14 are in the Philadelphia area. […]

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Comcast’s New machineQ Tech Could Revolutionize Philly’s Smart City Effort

Since receiving a Readiness Challenge grant from the Smart Cities Council in February, Philadelphia has been abuzz with ideas on how to improve the city […]

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Comcast Backs Down on Threat to Sue Net Neutrality Advocacy Group

Last week, as the net neutrality war continued to pick up steam, Comcast made an effort to shut down Comcastroturf.com, a website run by Internet […]