Data

Business

Report: How Philly Tech Salaries Stack Up

It’s obvious by now that tech professionals are among the highest-paid workers today – but who’s cashing in the biggest paychecks? 

Business

Comcast CEO Defends Data Caps

Comcast CEO Brian Roberts defended the company’s use of data overage charges while speaking at the Business Insider conference this week in New York. Comcast is rolling […]

Business

Comcast Introduces Data Caps, New Fees for Internet Usage

Flat home internet fees from Comcast could soon be a thing of the past — and people who use a lot of data should consider […]

Business

Top Emojis in Philly … and More Stuff I Learned at Data Jawn

“Big Data” seems to be the buzzword of today’s business world. With so much information available, are companies analyzing the right data? Are they asking the right questions? How […]

Citified

The Brief: These Are the Most Ticketed Blocks in All of Philadelphia

1. Never hope for a parking grace period on the 500 block of S. 2nd Street. The gist: Inquirer/Daily News data analysts Dylan Purcell and […]

Citified

Is Bad Data Costing Philly Millions?

When governments collect bad data, it isn’t just a headache for bureaucrats and taxpayers. It can also cost states and cities millions of dollars. Take California, where […]

Citified

Is It a Crime Wave?

Violent crime is a staple of urban news coverage. It never really goes away, particularly on local television news. But public focus on and news […]

Business

Main Line Tech Company To Sell For $105M

In the tech world, making sense of big data can translate into big dollars. That’s certainly true for ColdLight, which today signed a definitive agreement to […]

Citified

Groundbreaking New Political Data Site Launches in Philly

There’s a brand-new player in the mayor’s race. It could be a gamechanger — not for any candidate in particular, but for all the political nerds who […]

Be Well Philly

How Pennsylvania’s Running Habits Stack Up Against the Rest of the Country’s

Runner’s World and RunKeeper teamed up for some Fun With Numbers recently, generating a national ranking based on running habits and trends in different states. […]

City

City Pays $1.4 Million for Posting Gun Permit Appeal Data Online

Two years ago, the city posted a list of Philadelphia citizens who had been denied a gun permit in the state. It eventually took the […]