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BizFeed: Bank Plans Philly Layoffs; Google, Facebook Test Payment Systems

1. Big Bank Plans Philly Layoffs The News: Wells Fargo is laying off 89 people in Philadelphia in July. The layoffs affect the bank’s legal order […]


Comcast vs. YouTube?

What will Comcast do in the wake of the Time Warner Cable merger collapse? How about going head-to-head with YouTube? The Information reports that Comcast is […]

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What I Learned About Philly Through My Google Search History

  I realize that I’m late to the Google search download game. The option to download your search history – as in, your entire search […]


This Is How Much Philly Has Changed In Three Decades–And It Continues to Do So

Remember that mesmerizing slider that compared the Center City of 1965 with the one from 2014? Well, we stumbled upon an old CityLab post (old meaning two years […]

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Mural Arts Teams With Google to Highlight and Preserve Local Street Art

Philly’s Mural Arts program joins 68 organizations around the globe who have teamed with Google on an initiative to preserve our quickly fading street art through […]

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Philly’s Google Zeitgeist: Here’s What We Searched for Every Single Day of 2013

We are about to be inundated by 2013 Year-in-Review videos, articles, blogs, cable shows and radio marathons. The most interesting review is already out – […]

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Was the Cesar Chavez Google Doodle an Insult to Christians?

If the Easter story is true—and I’m an agnostic, so I neither confirm nor deny the truth of what I’m about to discuss—something really amazing […]

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How One Philly Man Plans Is Using Google Glasses: Tricking His Infant Child

CBS 3 has tracked down a few (lucky?) Google Glasses winners, who have been selected to receive an advance pair (not for free) via social […]

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Introducing the Horrid Invention That Is Google Glasses

Behold: Google’s most extensive peek yet at the profoundly invasive new “Glasses” technology (not yet on the market). In the video, you’ll witness users snapping […]

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One Way or Another, Google+ Is Gonna Get You

Gmail user? You’re a Google+ member. YouTube video producer? You’re a Google+ member. Reader of Zagat restaurant reviews online? You’re a Google+ member. It doesn’t […]


Foobooz 2012 Zeitgeist

With 2012 in the rearview mirror we mine Google Analytics for a look at the year that was. From most searched for restaurants to the […]

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Google Offers More Evidence That We Can’t Survive Without Google

Google released its most popular searches of 2012 and accompanying film yesterday. The film is celebratory of human achievement—highlighting athletes, entertainers, politicians, amazing feats, survivors, […]

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How We Reacted COMPLETE MELTDOWN FREAKOUT! When Gmail Was Down

Do you remember where you were when it happened? The morning the Gmail servers went down? I do. Like it was yesterday. (Editor’s note: It was.)


Google Doodle Inspires Cocktail at the Four Seasons

Today is Auguste Rodin’s 172nd birthday and Google has graced its homempage with a homage to the French artist. And since the Philadelphia has a […]

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America Asks Google Who’s Running for President

Thank God for Google, right? The other night I was at a bar and we couldn’t figure out the name of that movie where Arnold […]