May. 20, 2014 11:30 am
Driven by last year's deadly Market Street building collapse, the Nutter administration formed a commission to study the way Licenses & Inspections does business.
May. 19, 2014 10:30 am
SHIFT_DESIGN is one of ten companies that recently completed FastFWD, the social entrepreneurship accelerator backed by a $1 million Bloomberg Philanthropies grant. Each company demoed last Friday at First Round Capital.
May. 6, 2014 12:00 pm
It originally planned to move to Delaware, after Delaware governor Jack Markell called Webimax CEO Kenneth Wisnefski to lure him to the state.
May. 5, 2014 8:30 am
Five Philadelphia technology community representatives testified before the City Council Committee on Global Opportunities and Creative/Innovative Economy in April. Watch the testimony and hear what was reported to Council.
May. 2, 2014 12:41 pm
After a hearing Monday on a bill that would require city agencies to post any and all regulations online, it passed City Council committee and will face a final council-wide vote next week, said Jennifer Kates, legislative aide to councilwoman María Quiñones-Sánchez.
Apr. 29, 2014 10:30 am
Every single word that's spoken at a City Council meeting is recorded, but the transcripts -- all that data -- are stuck in user-unfriendly PDF format.
Apr. 29, 2014 7:30 am
According to interim director of AxisPhilly Tom Ferrick, the upgrades will include instructional materials (webinars, how-to videos, etc.) to show the public how to use OpenDataPhilly, technical upgrades, including a redesign and outreach to the civic hacking community to encourage it to use OpenDataPhilly.
Apr. 28, 2014 8:30 am
Streamline Solutions used to drive around neighborhoods to find run-down houses to rehab. But last July, the South Philly development company realized the city had released reams of data on property violations, like which homes had broken windows or rodent infestation or were in danger of collapse.
Apr. 22, 2014 12:30 pm
The first group of StartupPHL grants funded a local STEM challenge, 10 internships at local tech companies and a youth entrepreneurship program that was able to up its enrollment by more than 20 percent.
Apr. 18, 2014 10:30 am
In conjunction with the annual Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise conference, Mayor Nutter will name April 22, 2014 as the 'Day of the Developer,' which will also kickoff a year-long celebration of software engineers in the region.