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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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Media Mobilizing Project, PhillyCAM among 20 nonprofits taking an oath against Trump civic

Jan. 20, 2017 12:25 pm

Media Mobilizing Project, PhillyCAM among 20 nonprofits taking an oath against Trump

Donald Trump is officially president. These organizations are vowing to fight back against his administration's policies.
Going to the Women’s March? These Philly designers have some imagery for you creative

Jan. 20, 2017 11:22 am

Going to the Women’s March? These Philly designers have some imagery for you

Here are some free downloads from artists Meredith Jensen, Joe Boruchow and Amberella.
Biggest year to date for Philly KIZ: 36 companies grab $2.4 million in tax credits business

Jan. 20, 2017 10:51 am

Biggest year to date for Philly KIZ: 36 companies grab $2.4 million in tax credits

Companies like Sidecar, Biomeme and VeryApt received credits.
Tracey Welson-Rossman is speaking at the Women’s March on Philadelphia civic

Jan. 20, 2017 10:26 am

Tracey Welson-Rossman is speaking at the Women’s March on Philadelphia

The TechGirlz founder is taking the mic to talk about economic empowerment for women and the gender gap in tech.
Apply for a spot on GoodCompany Ventures’ climate-focused accelerator business

Jan. 19, 2017 12:39 pm

Apply for a spot on GoodCompany Ventures’ climate-focused accelerator

Companies selected for the accelerator, which is tied to Obama's Climate Data Initiative, will have access to mentorship and office space, along with a $25,000 grant.
Marketplace’s Kai Ryssdal: Trump has Silicon Valley firms on Twitter watch access

Jan. 19, 2017 10:28 am

Marketplace’s Kai Ryssdal: Trump has Silicon Valley firms on Twitter watch

Here's what the radio host said at a 2017 economic outlook event hosted by the Chamber of Commerce and the Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank.
Philly companies will spend more on software in 2017: report business

Jan. 19, 2017 7:32 am

Philly companies will spend more on software in 2017: report

The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia released its 2017 Economic Outlook report, developed in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia.
Pay attention to these 2 language-oriented Drexel undergrad startups business

Jan. 18, 2017 12:45 pm

Pay attention to these 2 language-oriented Drexel undergrad startups

After a rigorous application process, Boost Linguistics and Orai got chosen to run their own internship co-op programs.
Here’s what Philly tech was up to during MLK Day access

Jan. 18, 2017 11:57 am

Here’s what Philly tech was up to during MLK Day

From impact-oriented dev projects to good ol' fashioned clothing drives, here's how some Philly technologists spent their day of service.
Here are some Philly tech finalists from the Knight Cities Challenge access

Jan. 18, 2017 10:52 am

Here are some Philly tech finalists from the Knight Cities Challenge

A public space audit tool for University City and a traveling design lab are in the running for some Knight Fundation cash.

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