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Adam Bender

Adam Bender

Adam Bender is an award-winning journalist from Philadelphia who has reported extensively on tech startups, business IT and telecom regulation. He is also the author of two dystopian novels about government surveillance. Despite how this all might appear, Adam is generally a rather modest and amiable fellow.

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What vXchnge’s new Spring Garden data center says about Philly’s tech scene business

Mar. 2, 2016 12:59 pm

What vXchnge’s new Spring Garden data center says about Philly’s tech scene

It's no longer good enough for Philly to be served by New York data centers, says vXchnge senior vice president John Panzica.
From Philadelphia to India: Staying connected with Google’s Project Fi business

Feb. 17, 2016 9:33 am

From Philadelphia to India: Staying connected with Google’s Project Fi

Google's invite-only wireless network travels abroad without draining the wallet. Just don't expect it to work on the Broad Street Line.
Implementation of Comcast franchise agreement gets underway in Philly civic

Feb. 10, 2016 2:28 pm

Implementation of Comcast franchise agreement gets underway in Philly

The city still has to hash out how the $500K Digital Literacy Alliance fund will be spent.
These Philly startups want to change how you think about weed business

Dec. 7, 2015 12:51 pm

These Philly startups want to change how you think about weed

GreenSeven and TokerWare want a piece of the $2.4 billion legal cannabis industry.
WordCamp US was such a big deal that Philly declared Dec. 5 ‘WordPress Day’ dev

Dec. 7, 2015 10:51 am

WordCamp US was such a big deal that Philly declared Dec. 5 ‘WordPress Day’

Nearly 2,000 bloggers and developers flocked to Philly for the first-ever national WordCamp event.
Self-driving cars could reduce city traffic … or create a lot more: Penn professor dev

Dec. 4, 2015 10:46 am

Self-driving cars could reduce city traffic … or create a lot more: Penn professor

A panel of professors and government officials unpacked the pros, cons and uncertainties of an autonomous future.
How will automation change city living? Penn event Dec. 2 dev

Nov. 20, 2015 9:13 am

How will automation change city living? Penn event Dec. 2

The Penn Institute for Urban Research panel will explore how robotics will reshape “the way we move and live in cities.”
How much NYC’s minimum wage should be and other gems from this Penn GIS panel civic

Nov. 19, 2015 1:45 pm

How much NYC’s minimum wage should be and other gems from this Penn GIS panel

Hint: It's definitely not $8.75 an hour.
Let’s get geographical: Wednesday is GIS Day at Penn civic

Nov. 17, 2015 4:06 pm

Let’s get geographical: Wednesday is GIS Day at Penn

Explore the “Intersection of Geography, Real Estate, and Civil Rights” at a free panel tomorrow morning.
What’s holding back digital inclusion efforts in Philadelphia? access

Nov. 2, 2015 1:52 pm

What’s holding back digital inclusion efforts in Philadelphia?

Funding constraints and visibility struggles are two major factors. “Telling the story allows you to say, ‘We don’t have enough resources to do what you’re asking us to do,’” said one panelist at this year's Technology Learning Collaborative conference.

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