Feb. 24, 2014 12:30 pm
Under the new policy, ICE would only be allowed to ask police to hold those charged with first- or second-degree felonies involving violence. But the updated policy would still allow ICE nearly full access to the city's real-time arrest database, according to sources familiar with the proposed executive order.
Feb. 24, 2014 10:30 am
The main theme of 2013's top Philly business headlines? Tech, tech, tech.
Feb. 21, 2014 10:30 am
At least half of the ten FastFWD companies are already located in Philadelphia. Others come from Chicago, Mumbai and Atlanta, said Garrett Melby of GoodCompany Ventures.
Feb. 19, 2014 12:30 pm
The mayor has been at ribbon cuttings for all the city's growing tech companies with new offices, like Artisan, Curalate and Brand.com.
Feb. 17, 2014 8:30 am
One year into his tenure, Headd said he'd accomplished the easier stuff and now planned to target more controversial data sets. And it wasn't just about releasing data. It was about getting city officials to understand why the city should release data at all.
Feb. 14, 2014 9:30 am
The hope is that the upgrades will make city streets more walkable. LEDs are also more energy efficient than the current street lights and will require less maintenance.
Feb. 6, 2014 8:30 am
The site was created as part of the city's lobbying law, which requires lobbyists to register online and to file reports about how much money they spent trying to influence government. The law was passed in 2010, but the city's contract to get the lobbying database software running failed in 2012.
Feb. 5, 2014 10:30 am
What do you get when you mix urban planners, architects and community organizers with technologists searching for the best uses of big data, GIS and the web in civic life?
Jan. 31, 2014 12:30 pm
The South Korean government invited Grant Ervin, who heads Public Safety GIS for the city, and city GIS developer Paul Woodruff to Ilsanseo-gu, a city northwest of Seoul, to speak about a data system they developed for Philadelphia's public safety offices.