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Jul. 19, 2013 11:30 am

PayPal donates to charity for Delco ‘quadrillionaire’ [LINKS]

"After a Delaware County man garnered international attention when PayPal accidentally credited him $92 quadrillion, the online money-transfer company decided to turn its mistake into a good deed. PayPal said yesterday that it will donate to a charity of Chris Reynolds' choice."

PayPal to Delco man: We’ll donate to charity for you [Philadelphia Daily News] “After a Delaware County man garnered international attention when PayPal accidentally credited him $92 quadrillion, the online money-transfer company decided to turn its mistake into a good deed. PayPal said yesterday that it will donate to a charity of Chris Reynolds’ choice.”

City of Philly Goes Public with Building Inventory [City Managing Director’s Office blog] “The database provides locational information for all City-owned, leased and managed sites and includes details on primary uses, occupants, square footage, and age.  Also provided are the location and use of various fixed assets eligible for Capital budget funding such as playground equipment, basketball courts, baseball/athletic fields, pools, park dog runs, piers, etc.”

Can a Kid-Run Market Lift Up a Neighborhood? [City Paper] “The newly minted West Philadelphia Youth Entrepreneurship Program is a pilot initiative run with support from Villanova, the Enterprise Center, Junior Achievement of the Delaware Valley and Wells Fargo. While the businesses it contains may look like mere lemonade stands and craft tables, collectively they could represent something more: a scalable model for combining microlending, entrepreneurship training and mentoring to help transform the outlook for a generation of young people — and their economically depressed neighborhood, too.”

New OSHA app aims to help outdoor workers beat the heat [Newsworks]

Radnor police caution about anonymous chat site [Philadelphia Inquirer]

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Juliana Reyes

Juliana Reyes has been covering the Philadelphia tech scene since 2012. She's co-president of the Asian American Journalists Association Philadelphia chapter and a two-time Philadelphia News Award winner for "Community Reporting of the Year." The Bryn Mawr College grad lives in West Philly, likes her food spicy and wears jumpsuits often.

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