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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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The 404 803: Where we're picking up some Funyuns, man (podcast)

Wilson mysteriously disappears on this beautiful Wednesday, but Natali's pulling a twofer this week and filling in to help us with today's rundown. To her delight, a new augmented reality app is bringing future tech from the Harry Potter series alive, a PhillieBot will chuck the first patch at tonight's game, and a new iPhone case protects more than just the device inside.

By April 20, 2011