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Startup Roundup: Interdigital “most inventive,” Rush Limbaugh gets RedLasso

Introducing Technically Philly’s Startup Roundup. Here, we’ll parse out the small pieces that make our greater Startup ecosystem thrive. We want to keep you in touch with the innovations that we can’t quite get to covering, but that deserve highlight. Follow along with the Startup Roundup’s dedicated RSS feed. If you’ve got news to share, […]

Introducing Technically Philly’s Startup Roundup. Here, we’ll parse out the small pieces that make our greater Startup ecosystem thrive. We want to keep you in touch with the innovations that we can’t quite get to covering, but that deserve highlight. Follow along with the Startup Roundup’s dedicated RSS feed. If you’ve got news to share, get in touch.

DEFINITE READS

King of Prussia-based Interdigital Communications, which invents wireless technologies, has been listed as the Daily Beast’s #1 most inventive company, with 717 patents awarded in since 2005.

RedLasso has partnered exclusively with Clear Channel subsidiary Premiere Radio Networks to allow the company’s radio shows to clip audio from television clips. Expect to hear more Wendy Williams clips on the network’s shows, like Rush Limbaugh, Jim Rome, Casey Kasem, Ryan Seacrest and Glenn Beck.

MIGHT BE WORTH YOUR TIME

KOP e-commerce service GSI Commerce has announced a multiyear extension of its agreement with RadioShack to provide e-commerce, order management, customer care and marketing services, according to a press release. CEO Michael G. Rubin also received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2010 award in Greater Philadelphia.

Old City-based LTL Prints must be doing well with its gaming wall prints—the company is looking to hire someone to close deals with video game companies to license their art.

Azavea has been awarded a National Science Foundation grant to test graphics processing units and their ability to impact GIS. Polygons ain’t just for kids anymore.

GIVE A GLANCE

All Things D reporter Peter Kafka, who has been all over Google’s Invite Media acquisition, says the search giant paid $81 million cash for the real-time ad platform. Look for our Invite Media interview later today.

Horsham’s mobile technology healthcare biz InfoLogix Inc. will sell touchscreen technology patents to Intellectual Ventures Fund for $2.2 million, the Duck Duck Go founder Gabe Weinberg talked with Mixergy, a publication covering startups, last week about NamesDatabase, an online database which sold for $10 million.

Notehall gets interviewed by edReformer, an online publication that encourages innovation in education.

Startup Roundup will post weekly on Wednesdays until there’s not a Philly startup story left to link to on the Internet. See others here.

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Brian James Kirk

Brian James Kirk is a cofounder of Technical.ly, the local technology news network. Previously, Kirk was Web Editor of PlanPhilly, an independent online news resource covering planning and development issues in Philadelphia, and a freelance writer and designer. He resides in South Philadelphia.

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