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Could crash avoidance technology have prevented the bus crash that killed a S. Jersey girl? [LINKS]

Officials near breakthrough on ‘connected’ vehicles [Philadelphia Inquirer] “On Thursday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said it ‘could be at the verge’ of a breakthrough in such technology to allow vehicles to communicate with each other and ‘transform the nation’s surface transportation safety, mobility and environmental performance.’ [...] That kind of connected-vehicle technology might have […]

Officials near breakthrough on ‘connected’ vehicles [Philadelphia Inquirer] “On Thursday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said it ‘could be at the verge’ of a breakthrough in such technology to allow vehicles to communicate with each other and ‘transform the nation’s surface transportation safety, mobility and environmental performance.’ [...] That kind of connected-vehicle technology might have prevented the accident that killed [Isabelle] Tezsla, a triplet daughter of New Jersey State Police Trooper Anthony Tezsla.”

Bucks CEO has a winning touch [Philadelphia Inquirer] A profile of Thomas Lynch, CEO of TE Connectivity, which “makes a half-million kinds of electrical connectors – the gadgets that hook your laptop, car, and smartphone together, and make everything from Boeing airliners to the Internet light up and go when the switch turns on.”

B-Ballers “Point and Shoot” for Tomayo McDuffy [TechBook Online] “Tomayo McDuffy was named ‘Social Media Person of the Day’ by the Isaiah Thomas Basketball Camp sponsored by Mature Cradle, Inc. More than 40 young basketball players, ranging from ages 7 to 17, honored the imprisoned Holmesburg teen today by taking pictures during the ‘Our Brother, Our Ball Vigil’ and tweeting them using the hashtag #JusticeforTomayo.”

Xtium Welcomes New Board Member [press release] “Vess Bakalov, co-founder & CTO of SevOne, joins Xtium’s Board of Directors.”

Philly inspector general pushes to make office permanent [Newsworks] “A measure to make the inspector general an independent office under Philadelphia’s city charter appears to be bogged down.”

Fastest-growing companies (according to Inc.) [Philadelphia Business Journal] Our coverage here.

Xtium Ranked Among Top 100 Cloud Services Providers [press release] “Xtium ranks among the world’s Top 100 Cloud Service Providers (CSPs), according to Nine Lives Media’s third-annual Talkin’ Cloud 100 report.”

Verizon Wireless Recognized As The Network Quality Leader In Mid-Atlantic In Latest J.D. Power And Associates Study [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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