Mar. 18, 2011 10:01 am

Texting saving lives in Africa, High-speed rail video and other Links

How Texting Is Protecting People in Africa [GSK blog] — GlaxoSmithKline Valley Forge man takes on Google [NewsWorks] — WHYY gives Gabe Weinberg of Duck Duck Go the love. DB Schenker moves area operations to Philadelphia [Philadelphia Business Journal] — “DB Schenker, an international transportation and logistics company, has relocated regional operations to Philadelphia, bringing […]

How Texting Is Protecting People in Africa [GSK blog] — GlaxoSmithKline

Valley Forge man takes on Google [NewsWorks] — WHYY gives Gabe Weinberg of Duck Duck Go the love.

DB Schenker moves area operations to Philadelphia [Philadelphia Business Journal] — “DB Schenker, an international transportation and logistics company, has relocated regional operations to Philadelphia, bringing 130 employees”

University City Science Center adds two tenants [Philadelphia Business Journal] — Adaptimmune LLC and Optofluidics

WorldGate CEO and CFO resign amid cash squeeze [Philly Inc: Inquirer] – “Video-phone maker WorldGate Communications Inc. is once again facing a cash crunch and has responded by beginning to cut its workforce by 65 percent.”

Pennsylvania Bio awards Wednesday in Philadelphia [Philadelphia Business Journal]

Philadelphia Soul opener to be a real tweet [Philadelphia Business Journal] — Arena football leveraged league-endorsed social media chatter during the opener

The Regional Planning Association put together a video, seen below, on the importance of investing in high-speed rail, featuring interviews with many different parties including Paul Levy, President and CEO of Center City District.


Why Build High-Speed Rail in the Northeast? from Regional Plan Association on Vimeo.

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Christopher Wink

Christopher Wink is a cofounder and Editorial Director of Technical.ly, the local technology news network. Previously, Wink worked for a homeless advocacy nonprofit and was a freelance reporter for a variety of publications. He writes regularly about news innovation and best business practices on his personal blog here. The bicycle commuter loves cities, urban politics and squabbling about neighborhood boundaries.

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