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9 Philly Missed Connections That Need to Happen This Valentine’s Day

It’s not easy to find love — especially in Philadelphia, especially in February. But it’s not like we’re not trying. No, we’re trying really hard — from […]

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Who Isn’t Partnering With Philly.com to Cover Mayor’s Race?

So maybe this is the future of journalism: Collaboration instead of competition. We’d already told you that WHYY would be partnering with Philly.com to cover […]

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The Worst Ways to Choose a Computer Password

My son Jake came home from college this weekend to watch the Super Bowl with us — I think because he likes my guacamole. The […]

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Wawa’s New App Offers Free Drinks, Food

Now Wawa is working its magic on your smartphone. The beloved convenience store chain this week unveiled the Wawa app. And while it’s handy — […]

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Will New Blog Bring WHYY, Philly.com Together?

WHYY’s new blog covering the mayor’s race is just one piece of what could end up being a unique collaboration among Philadelphia’s most-powerful media outlets. […]

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Media Startup Showdown: Ranking Philly’s Three New Online News Sites

Pay no attention to those gloomy statements coming out of the city’s long-established newspapers: Philadelphia’s media scene is growing by leaps and bounds! The launch […]

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All Comcast Eyes on New York

It looks like New York is going to drive a tough bargain if Comcast wants that state’s approval to complete a merger with Time Warner […]

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WATCH: Evel Knievel Jump Over Cars at the Spectrum in 1971

Evel Kneivel at The Spectrum from David Mueller on Vimeo. This is kind of neat — Vimeo poster Dave Mueller put this video up the […]

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Americans Are Paying Good Money for Professional Cuddling

In the latest sign of the Apocalypse, the Wall Street Journal on Friday had an article on the growth of professional cuddling. That is, people […]

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Comcast Says It Will Offer Super-Fast “Gigabit” Service This Year

Comcast’s Internet service is about to get blazingly fast, Gizmodo reports: In an exciting if suspicious announcement today, Comcast, everybody’s least favorite company, just told […]

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Why Do Trolls Especially Hate Women?

If you’re a reasonably well-adjusted person, you probably don’t spend much time in the comments sections of local news stories — maybe not any time at […]

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ESPN Unbundles from Cable. Can Comcast Compete?

One thing that’s kept cable from going the way of the music industry in recent years, observers agree, is this: Hulu, Netflix, and other mainstream […]

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PhillyVoice.com Unveils Star-Studded List of Contributors

PhillyVoice.com, the nascent online news organization backed by former Inky owner George Norcross and led by his daughter, Lexie, appears to be trying to corner […]

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How Do I Cure My Online Rage?

What would I like for Christmas? How about some small bit of my lost humanity? It was a reader (of course) who accidentally let me […]

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Philly.com Absorbs Inky, Daily News Sites

Inquirer.com and PhillyDailyNews.com are no more. As announced in October, the websites of the city’s two major news sites have been swallowed up by the […]