- The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports on that city vying for ‘middle-market’ technology firms, while some chase investment on the west coast and others fail. H/T Philly Tech News
- The Inquirer reports on the oenophile vending machine movement, in which wine kiosks are making their way from Harrisburg to Philadelphia. Philly Tech News reports that Oracle has given the Pennsylvania Liquor Control board a retail excellence award.
- The University City Review reports that the first 55,000 energy efficient LED traffic light bulbs are being installed as part of a $14.1 million stimulus grant. H/T Plan Philly
Below, finding a kidney on Facebook, Curt Schilling will take his video games and move to Rhode Island and more.
MIGHT BE OF INTEREST
- The Post Gazette also reports on a woman who found a kidney donor by posting a request on Facebook.
- Philadelphia social worker and Phawker contributor Jeff Deeney writes for the Daily Beast on the Delaware County man who is accused of stalking his wife by way of GPS.
- Geekadelphia has a Q&A with the two founders of XIPWire, the Fitler Square-based text-to-pay service.
GIVE A GLANCE
- Venture Beat reports that former Phillies star Curt Schilling’s online game firm 38 Studios is considering a $75M loan incentive to move from Massachusetts to Rhode Island.
- paidContent reports that LancasterOnline in central Pennsylvania is launching a ‘metered out-of-town’ access program for reading obituaries.
- The Philadelphia Business Journal reports that its editor Bernie Dagenais is leaving to become president and CEO of the Main Line Chamber of Commerce.
- Geekadelphia covers 8bit musician Joey Mariano and his hacking a new sequencer, NES and Gameboy together with his electric guitar.
- Our best read article of the week: Junebug online dating site hunts users to test their game-changing algorithms
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