Jul. 2, 2014 4:15 pm
A budget proposal from the state House of Representatives would've put two key tax-incentive programs on hold.
Jun. 30, 2014 12:32 pm
State lawmakers drafted a budget proposal last week that would freeze two major tax incentive programs. Local tech entrepreneurs say the cuts would hurt. A decision to fund the programs is expected by tomorrow.
Jun. 20, 2014 1:21 pm
The map is part of a bigger project for designer Lauren Ancona. “The greater project is going to be mapping all of the street parking in the city in terms of the information on the actual signs that are so confusing,” she said.
Jun. 13, 2014 5:50 pm
A busy day of ribbon cuttings for Mayor Michael Nutter, followed by a "fireside chat."
Jun. 5, 2014 10:30 am
“We reward students for their academic achievements,” says cofounder Logan Cohen in a Technical.ly Philly Q&A. “It’s all about increasing student engagement.”
May 6, 2014 11:00 am
Second place went to the Online Budget Visualization app, which created a more easily digestible map of the School District’s budget data that was just released. Reading Pal — an app designed to track the books kids read and assess their progress — claimed third place.
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. 21, 2014 8:30 am
Conshohocken, the tiny, 8,000-person town outside Philadelphia in suburban Montgomery County, has built a reputation as a more tax-friendly “semi-urban” tech business hub to greater Center City. Meet Paul McConnell, the Conshohocken Borough President who has made that a priority.
Mar. 10, 2014 12:30 pm
For the last five years, a group of fledgling video game developers have tried to lure big game studios to Philadelphia. Many have moved to build their own small teams, but new proposed state tax benefits have revived the conversation. Is this what Philadelphia gamers need?