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Bucks County teen goes viral with Beyonce copycat video [LINKS]

Bucks County teen goes viral with Beyoncé copycat video [Newsworks] — It’s sort of awesome. See the video below. Group M Next Taps Pinterest Analytics Company Curalate [AdAge] Daniel Rubin: Plugging Center City’s brain drain [Philadelphia Inquirer] Columnist Dan Rubin on the trend of young people moving into the city. He focuses on a Bentley […]

Bucks County teen goes viral with Beyoncé copycat video [Newsworks] — It’s sort of awesome. See the video below.

Group M Next Taps Pinterest Analytics Company Curalate [AdAge]

Daniel Rubin: Plugging Center City’s brain drain [Philadelphia Inquirer] Columnist Dan Rubin on the trend of young people moving into the city. He focuses on a Bentley Systems employee.

Diane Mastrull: A holster-maker who shares his methods with the world [Philadelphia Inquirer]  “Jon Hauptman started an unusual business — holster making — about a year ago in a most unorthodox way: He disclosed virtually all his trade secrets in one YouTube video after another, after another.”

Fiberlink weighs spring IPO [Philadelphia Inquirer]

Ex-Yahoo CEO to head Conshy online-retail firm: MEMO [Philadelphia Inquirer] “Scott Thompson, the former head of eBay’s PayPal online-purchase unit who briefly headed ailing Yahoo before leaving in May after the company began a probe of his college resume claims, has landed as CEO of ShopRunner, the would-be Amazon-killer online-retail group set up by GSI Commerce founder Michael Rubin’s Kynetic group, based in Conshohocken.”

Planning GirlDevelopIt’s 1st Anniversary Party – Recap [Meetup]

State and local government’s use of social media on the rise [Vimeo] Philly’s Chief Innovation Officer Adel Ebeid contributed to this national report on government using social media, according to this tweet from the city Managing Director’s Office.

How city-level innovation is creating business opportunities [GreenBiz] Philly’s Chief Innovation Officer Adel Ebeid and OpenDataPhilly.org get a shout in this recap of GreenBiz Cities 2.0 webcast, at which Ebeid spoke.

Mashion’s Pairing Rig [Mat Schaffer's blog] “Here at Mashion, we pair program a lot. We’ve been iterating through a handful of pairing setups and have finally settled on what I’m happy to call a masterpiece.”

Secret to Monetate’s success? Don’t talk about Monetate [Flying Kite]

Philly KEYSPOTS [Philly in Focus] A video on KEYSPOTS by the Media Mobilizing Project.

Announcing the 2012 AlwaysOn Global 250 Top Private Companies [AlwaysOn] Monetate is named on this list.

Shunra Enhances Networkcatcher Express Mobile App [press release]

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Juliana Reyes

Juliana Reyes began as lead reporter at Technical.ly Philly in July 2012. Previously, she was a city services beat reporter for the Philadelphia Daily News, as part of a project called “It’s Our Money.” She is learning to drive, learning to bike (in the city) but is an expert at taking SEPTA. She grew up in North Jersey and Manila, Philippines but she left the tropics for Bryn Mawr College, where she majored in linguistics. She now lives in West Philly.

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