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StubHub gets personal with updated mobile app

The marketplace for buying and selling sports and concert tickets hopes to expand its mission to become a resource for finding and planning for events.

By May 20, 2015


Citizen scientists map 1,400 defibrillators in Philly contest

More than 300 people in an eight-week crowdsourcing contest search for automated external defibrillators in over 525 buildings across Philadelphia.

By November 5, 2012


Philly challenge to map thousands of AEDs could go national

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.

By February 29, 2012


Philly papers offering subscribers $99 Android tablet

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.

By September 13, 2011


Philly to increase distracted driving, biking enforcement

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.

By July 21, 2011


Philly to increase distracted driving, biking enforcement

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.

By July 19, 2011


Philly subway to capture energy from braking trains

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.

By September 1, 2010


RIM's co-CEOs: A pathetic pair

opinion James Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis are taking $1 in salary a year. You get what you pay for.

By December 16, 2011


Philly targets Facebook, Twitter after snowball fight turns ugly

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.

By February 17, 2010


PSP does not pass Go

AT&T closes up shop on local listing site Buzz.com, Google lets you map your neighborhood, and Sony has made its last PSP Go and shall make no more.

By April 20, 2011