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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? 

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6 Takeaways From This Year’s Philly New Tech Meetups

The Philly New Tech Meetup capped off 2016 last week at its annual holiday party. But instead of pizza in the crammed University City Science […]

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11 Tech Leaders on How to Bolster Diversity in Philly Tech

It’s no secret that the tech industry has a diversity problem. The Wall Street Journal recently reported that several Silicon Valley tech companies — Twitter, Pinterest, Salesforce, […]

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Franklin Institute’s Virtual Reality Exhibit Is Much More Than an Exhibit

On Tuesday evening, I traveled to Tanzania and spent some time at a refugee camp. There, I experienced what it was like to fall asleep […]

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Kickstarter Campaign Launches for LGBTQ Dating App “Sapiens” Geared at Being All-Inclusive

A new queer tech startup based in Philadelphia and New York plans to tackle gender inclusivity, harassment, body positivity, safe sex and feminism with a […]

Business

How to Make the DNC Innovative? Get Curalate On Board

This year’s DNC in Philadelphia will be the most innovative Democratic national convention to date, the host committee says, and that’s thanks in part to […]

Business

What Hillary Clinton’s Tech Plan Could Do for Philadelphia

Hillary Clinton dropped some big technology objectives last week when she released her all-encompassing “Initiative on Technology & Innovation” policy agenda. The ambitious list of […]

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The State’s Biggest Tech Investor Wants to Clear Things Up: ‘We Are Not Venture Capitalists.’

Benjamin Franklin Technology Partners, the group that invested $8.9 million in local technology-based companies last year is doing something new – it is trying to […]

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Verizon, City Could Tussle Over Fios Franchise Agreement

Verizon says it’s fulfilled its contractual obligations to roll out Fios to the entire city. Philadelphia isn’t so sure. Earlier this month, the city asked […]

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University City Keystone Innovation Zone to Expand Into Old City

Mayor Jim Kenney, the Philadelphia Department of Commerce and the University City Keystone Innovation Zone announced today that the UC KIZ will expand to include […]

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Philly Tech Loved SXSW. SXSW Loved Philly Tech Back

The Philadelphia tech and startup scene made its way down to Austin last week for South by Southwest — better known as SXSW. As an interactive-focused conference-turned-festival, […]

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Philly to Host Tech Conferences

Philly will play host to a couple of tech conferences this summer, helping showcase the burgeoning local scene.

Business

Report: Pa. Ranks Eighth in Tech Employment

Pennsylvania ranks eighth among U.S. states for the size of its tech-oriented workforce, a new report says. The Cyberstates 2016 report was produced by CompTIA. […]

Business

Comcast Buys Philly Tech Company to Capitalize on Sports Stat Craze

In today’s era of Netflix, on-demand programming, and recorded TV shows, nobody is really watching live television — unless it’s sports. In fact, 93 percent of the […]

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Curalate CEO: Kenney Needs to Support Tech Community

Mayor Michael Nutter was a staunch supporter of Philadelphia’s local tech scene. He helped launch StartupPHL, a seed fund and grant program that invests in early […]