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Flying Kite covers the Ship It Society Hackathon, which took place this weekend, in text and video, above.
Jarv.us Innovations has launched CreditScout, which aims to automate and simplify the process of locating state tax credits for video production studios based on budget line items. The company says its already signed on 40 customers for the service, which costs from $19/mo to $249/mo. [Full Disclosure: Jarv.us Innovations developed the 2011 Philly Tech Week website and is a 2012 PTW partner.]
GIVE A GLANCE
myYearBook founder Catherine Cook has a guest post on the Huffington Post about the difficulties of being a young woman entrepreneur, including a troubling anecdote about winning a national entrepreneur award and, in her words, receiving on stage a “plaque, a man’s watch, and a bottle of cologne.” Seriously?
Philly mobile game dev studio Cipher Prime‘s iPad game Pulse has been in the App Store’s top 10 lists for 12 straight weeks, Geekadelphia reports. Until the end of Wednesday, the game is on sale for $1.00, 60% off retail.
MIGHT BE WORTH YOUR TIME
Web development firm I-SITE has announced that its new mobile app Build A Bird, an educational app about ornithology built for kids, is now available on iOS and Android. The app was featured in Apple’s App Store last week.
Corporate event planning software provider StarCite announced yesterday that it has launched Mobile Attendee, which aims to replace the outdated, printed event program guide common at corporate functions. The app will be available on iPhone, BlackBerry and Android in the fall, according to an email press release.
TicketLeap continues to launch new service offerings, yesterday announcing mobile-optimized ticketing offering available through typical mobile browsers. Users can buy tickets, read details, and use social functionality.
Viddler is hosting a web seminar on Aug. 18, to teach folks how to sell video subscriptions using the company’s subscription service.
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