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25 Tech Leaders Share Their Can’t-Miss Events for Philly Tech Week

Philly Tech Week 2017 officially kicks off this afternoon, but some of you may still be feeling (happily) overwhelmed by the week’s 100 options. There’s everything from […]

Things to Do

36 Ways to Dodge the NFL Draft This Weekend

FRIDAY, APRIL 28 Star Party @ The Mann This sounds pretty cool: a free concert and stargazing get-together at the Mann featuring telescopes and astronomers […]

Things to Do

Six Signs It’s Tech Week

Philly Tech Week is back (April 28-May 6), promising fun events, hands-on workshops and rare access to some of this city’s most interesting hives innovation (and […]

Business

What Do You Get When You Put Curalate, Starr Restaurants and Coded by Kids Together?

Philly Tech Week is back, and it’s more creative than ever. Case in point: On Tuesday, May 2, Curalate will challenge a group of as […]

City Life

Talk Acme to Me: How Alexa and Siri Learn to Understand the Philly Accent

After a couple of weeks of our casually getting to know each other, my Amazon Echo is really starting to understand me. She just learned […]

Business

Philly ER Doc Wins Big for Creating a Real Tricorder

Final Frontier Medical Devices, a team led by Paoli-based ER doctor Basil Harris, just won the global $10 million Qualcomm Tricorder XPrize competition for creating […]

Business

Philadelphia Among the Country’s Top 10 Emerging Startup Hubs

A new report from the nonprofit Progressive Policy Institute and D.C.-based technology network Technet, says it time for policymakers to recognize and support emerging startup […]

Business

Philly Is the Nation’s 10th-Best City for Women in Tech

Philly is the country’s 10th best city for women in tech, according to SmartAsset’s 2017 ranking. The fintech company combed through data on men and […]

Business

You Can Now View Philly on a Virtual Reality Headset

There’s now a new way to view Philly’s top destinations, and it involves bleeding-edge technology. On Friday, Visit Philadelphia announced that Philly visitors, before coming […]

Business

Comcast Launches App-Based Technician Tracker

Comcast may have just addressed a major pain point for its customers. This week the company launched Tech ETA, a service that’ll allow customers to […]

Business

I Love My Job: Ellen Weber

The title of this week’s feature should be amended to “I Love My Jobs,” as Ellen Weber spends her days juggling the demands of multiple major roles. […]

Business

This Tech Company’s Donating $100 to the ACLU for Every Applicant It Interviews

We’re witnessing a big trend here in Philly tech. First Seer Interactive CEO Wil Reynolds spoke out against Trump’s immigration ban, then Blackfynn and O3 […]

Business

10 Ways to Push Philly Tech Past the Tipping Point

WeWork’s first “Future of Philly” event this week gathered a sizable crowd to discuss the future of Philadelphia tech. And the panelists who led the […]

Business

Is Monetate’s Move to NYC a Blow to Philly Tech?

Say it ain’t so: Monetate will no longer be headquartered in the Philadelphia region. By the end of the first quarter this year, the leading […]

Business

10 Philly Startups to Watch in 2017, According to the Biggest Tech Leaders

As we said farewell to 2016, BizPhilly put a call out to the tech community: Which local startups are you most excited about for 2017? […]