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Roberto Torres

Roberto Torres

Roberto Torres became Technical.ly Lead Philly Reporter in May 2016. Prior, he was a freelance contributor to Technical.ly and Al Dia News. The native Venezuelan moved to Philadelphia in 2015 after reporting on research at his alma mater, the University of Zulia. Whenever he's not fencing deadlines, he can be found standing in line at Overbrook Pizza in West Philly, running Netflix/Hulu marathons with his wife or reading news from Venezuela.

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Report: Philly’s coworking boom will continue in 2017 business

Mar. 27, 2017 12:44 pm

Report: Philly’s coworking boom will continue in 2017

Cushman and Wakefield's latest report on coworking space foresees continued demand for space through 2017.
These nonprofits are fighting against a bill that could let Comcast sell your browsing data civic

Mar. 27, 2017 11:16 am

These nonprofits are fighting against a bill that could let Comcast sell your browsing data

The American Civil Liberties Union and Philly's Media Mobilizing Project explain why the bill would hurt consumers.
What PromptWorks CEO Greg Sterndale learned from running a pumpkin stand business

Mar. 27, 2017 9:29 am

What PromptWorks CEO Greg Sterndale learned from running a pumpkin stand

Peddling pumpkins, cookies and Pepsi Cool cans (!) by the side of the road meant a crash course in problem-solving for this Philly tech CEO.
‘We had grander visions on how all of this would work out’: Zonoff CEO Mike Harris business

Mar. 24, 2017 12:42 pm

‘We had grander visions on how all of this would work out’: Zonoff CEO Mike Harris

Last week, we told you that a West Coast company called Ring had acquired most of Zonoff's staff. We got on the phone with Harris to hear his take.
On the Market: 17 companies hunting for talent in Philly right now business

Mar. 24, 2017 11:57 am

On the Market: 17 companies hunting for talent in Philly right now

Plus one former Tonic Design exec looking for his next move.
Drexel program gets $1.2 million grant to tackle city’s ‘desperate’ need for STEM teachers access

Mar. 23, 2017 10:18 am

Drexel program gets $1.2 million grant to tackle city’s ‘desperate’ need for STEM teachers

The program, called Dragons Teach Middle Years, aims to certify 40 undergraduates as science and math teachers every year by 2022.
VitalTrax receives first investment from that $6M digital health fund business

Mar. 23, 2017 9:56 am

VitalTrax receives first investment from that $6M digital health fund

The University City-based startup, led by an entrepreneur who knows the ropes, got $150,000.
Robots, VR-enabled drones and AI for beer: Here’s the coolest tech we found at SAP business

Mar. 22, 2017 12:27 pm

Robots, VR-enabled drones and AI for beer: Here’s the coolest tech we found at SAP

The tech giant wants you to know it's much more than enterprise software and it's going on a North American tour to prove it.
Hear from the YouTube star who launched her own beauty startup business

Mar. 22, 2017 7:31 am

Hear from the YouTube star who launched her own beauty startup

Muhga Eltigani is one of three young entrepreneurs at at Temple University event on Friday.

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