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Following Amtrak tragedy, we must act on infrastructure: CloudMine CEO civic

May. 14, 2015 10:50 am

Following Amtrak tragedy, we must act on infrastructure: CloudMine CEO

Tuesday's train crash was a wake-up call. Brendan McCorkle explains how the tech community can rally behind ApprenNet's loss.
FAA taps Drexel to help shape US drone regulations civic

May. 12, 2015 9:03 am

FAA taps Drexel to help shape US drone regulations

Drexel is among 13 universities involved in a five-year, $5 million project.
FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel on the future of broadband civic

Apr. 24, 2015 7:29 am

FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel on the future of broadband

Rosenworcel made an appearance at Penn to talk about spectrum auctions and other issues facing today's communications infrastructure.
Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger is dead: Bloomberg report business

Apr. 23, 2015 3:26 pm

Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger is dead: Bloomberg report

Why? It doesn't look like the deal will get regulatory approval.
Corinne Warnshuis and Mike Krupit are going to the White House tomorrow civic

Apr. 16, 2015 3:05 pm

Corinne Warnshuis and Mike Krupit are going to the White House tomorrow

The White House is hosting its first-ever tech meetup, and it's kind of exclusive.
Watch US Rep. Chaka Fattah defend net neutrality civic

Mar. 27, 2015 2:28 pm

Watch US Rep. Chaka Fattah defend net neutrality

In a House hearing, Fattah and FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai butt heads.
What other cities should learn from Philly’s failed municipal broadband effort civic

Mar. 4, 2015 12:49 pm

What other cities should learn from Philly’s failed municipal broadband effort

A recent FCC ruling paves the way for more cities to jump in to the internet game. Philadelphia was a pioneer in that arena. Wireless Philadelphia — with its positive legacy and fatal shortcomings — offers plenty of lessons.
Drexel is now one of 6 cybersecurity training centers for the US Army Reserve civic

Feb. 11, 2015 9:31 am

Drexel is now one of 6 cybersecurity training centers for the US Army Reserve

The public-private partnership aims to “lessen the skilled soldiers shortage gap,” according to the chief of the U.S. Army Reserve.
The US military wants this Philly startup to build a tiny, speedy drone dev

Dec. 16, 2014 7:30 am

The US military wants this Philly startup to build a tiny, speedy drone

KMel Robotics, best known for its music videos, is being tapped by DARPA to build a drone for its "Fast Lightweight Autonomy" program.

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