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It wasn’t ‘the right time’ but ThingWorx decided to sell anyway. Here’s why

The "Internet of Things" company was acquired early this year. At this week's IMPACT conference, ThingWorx CTO Rick Bullotta sketched out the backstory.
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CyclePhilly nominated for international award [Links Roundup] business

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CyclePhilly nominated for international award [Links Roundup]

Plus: The director of the Philadelphia Parking Authority's Taxicab & Limousine Division on how taxis can follow Uber's lead.
This councilman wants to ban the sale of parking spots via mobile app civic

Oct. 31, 2014 9:34 am

This councilman wants to ban the sale of parking spots via mobile app

In this case, councilman Bill Greenlee is being proactive, rather than reactive.
Philly app Cypherr aims to help indie artists make a living business

Oct. 29, 2014 12:58 pm

Philly app Cypherr aims to help indie artists make a living

Cypherr is LinkedIn meets SoundCloud, says its founder. Its beta is set to launch early next year.
First Round Capital’s Josh Kopelman drove for uberX this weekend [Startup Roundup] business

Oct. 29, 2014 10:13 am

First Round Capital’s Josh Kopelman drove for uberX this weekend [Startup Roundup]

Plus: Details (well, a few at least) on PeopleLinx cofounder Patrick Baynes' new stealth-mode startup.
Ignite Philly 14 gets political creative

Oct. 29, 2014 8:51 am

Ignite Philly 14 gets political

Sexual harassment. Immigration. The right to own a tiny house. Those topics and more took center stage at last week's event.
Actually, uberX has been operating in Philly’s Pa. suburbs for months business

Oct. 28, 2014 12:38 pm

Actually, uberX has been operating in Philly’s Pa. suburbs for months

Uber has just been super quiet about it. After a testy weekend in Philadelphia proper, the company vows to ride on.
What you missed at #RiseConf14 civic

Oct. 28, 2014 10:37 am

What you missed at #RiseConf14

We gathered civic hackers from across the East Coast to talk shop. Here's a snapshot of the conversation.
Here’s what 12 Israeli tech companies are doing in Philly this week business

Oct. 28, 2014 8:31 am

Here’s what 12 Israeli tech companies are doing in Philly this week

It's a direct result of Mayor Nutter's trade mission to Israel, the Nutter administration said.
Crowdfunding with a twist: buy a ‘share’ of this new Callowhill cafe business

Oct. 28, 2014 7:33 am

Crowdfunding with a twist: buy a ‘share’ of this new Callowhill cafe

The team behind W/N W/N Coffee Bar felt weird accepting donations for a for-profit business.
Jobs: Web Programmer at O3 World, Sr Front End Developer at Free People, more dev

Oct. 27, 2014 10:17 am

Jobs: Web Programmer at O3 World, Sr Front End Developer at Free People, more

Technical.ly’s Jobs Roundup is a weekly series that shares local and regional tech job postings. See the Technical.ly Jobs Board for the most up-to-date listings.
Wanna start a STEM org? Join this meetup [Events Roundup] access

Oct. 27, 2014 10:12 am

Wanna start a STEM org? Join this meetup [Events Roundup]

Plus: the IMPACT venture capital conference kicks off Tuesday.
CityCoHo to open University City-based media lab in 2015 business

Oct. 27, 2014 9:31 am

CityCoHo to open University City-based media lab in 2015

The idea is to provide media-making resources to organizations doing work focused on the environment and social progress.
How to get your data visualization featured on OpenDataPhilly civic

Oct. 27, 2014 7:32 am

How to get your data visualization featured on OpenDataPhilly

Timed to a forthcoming Knight Foundation-backed upgrade to the region's open data portal, the mapping firm Azavea is running a contest.
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