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FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn is coming to Philly to talk digital inclusion access

Jul. 20, 2016 10:55 am

FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn is coming to Philly to talk digital inclusion

Clyburn will talk about ways to bridge the digital divide alongside a panel of prominent Philadelphians. The event is organized by the Media Mobilizing Project.
Media Mobilizing Project celebrates ‘massive victory for net neutrality’ civic

Jun. 15, 2016 8:20 am

Media Mobilizing Project celebrates ‘massive victory for net neutrality’

A Tuesday court ruling ensures that broadband internet will be regulated as a utility.
These 2 Philly tech women will join the United State of Women Summit in DC access

May 27, 2016 1:00 pm

These 2 Philly tech women will join the United State of Women Summit in DC

The discussion, convened by the White House, will take place June 14. Tracey Welson-Rossman and Corinne Warnshuis will be there.
Drexel’s Chuck Sacco will join congressional panel on startup funding civic

May 19, 2016 10:07 am

Drexel’s Chuck Sacco will join congressional panel on startup funding

Representatives from the White House, Microsoft and Silicon Harlem will also be joining the discussion, which will explore the current funding environment.
$75M Defense Department project aims to turn Drexel into wearable-tech hub dev

Apr. 1, 2016 11:16 am

$75M Defense Department project aims to turn Drexel into wearable-tech hub

Another score for Drexel's innovation aspirations. The city and the state are also committing $2.5 million to the initiative.
The city’s analytics site gets a nod from the feds civic

Mar. 11, 2016 8:31 am

The city’s analytics site gets a nod from the feds

Phila.gov gets a mention in the Obama administration's new federal open source policy.
Next Tuesday, meet the man who’s protecting net neutrality civic

Jan. 29, 2016 8:41 am

Next Tuesday, meet the man who’s protecting net neutrality

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler will be in Philadelphia next week.
This young founder spoke at the White House’s black entrepreneurship summit access

Jan. 20, 2016 9:50 am

This young founder spoke at the White House’s black entrepreneurship summit

Whose Your Landlord cofounder Ofo Ezeugwu donned a suit and spoke on a panel about the need to invest in companies led by women and people of color.
Azavea lands $1.5M federal grant to work on climate change tool civic

Dec. 22, 2015 12:30 pm

Azavea lands $1.5M federal grant to work on climate change tool

Though Azavea's historically been a professional services firm, it's developed four products, most of which have been backed by the federal government.
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.

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