More than 300 people in an eight-week crowdsourcing contest search for automated external defibrillators in over 525 buildings across Philadelphia.
The MyHeartMap challenge encourages laypeople to hunt down life-saving automated external defibrillators and use their smartphones to transmit photos and locations to researchers building a database.
The Philadelphia Media Network, owner of two newspapers and the Philly.com Web site, is now offering an Android tablet for $99 to anyone who signs up for a two-year subscription.
After this story's publication, Andrew Stober, of the Philadelphia Office of Transportation and Utilities, clarified that people texting while walking will receive warnings from police officers but won't be fined or ticketed.
To keep its streets safer, Philadelphia expands a program cracking down on certain moving violations by drivers and cyclists, and will caution people who use their cell phones while crossing streets.
The smart grid goes underground in Philadelphia, where a battery will store energy from regenerative braking, cutting power costs and earning revenue on the grid.
Two city council members petition the mayor to sue social media sites because they allegedly don't do enough to monitor the organization of criminal activity.
A group of investors steps in at the eleventh hour to save Philadelphia's citywide Wi-Fi network, which was set to be shut down this month.
opinion James Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis are taking $1 in salary a year. You get what you pay for.
EarthLink is supposedly threatening to shut down Philadelphia's citywide Wi-Fi network as it negotiates a way out of its 10-year contract to build and run the network.