- The Washington Post reports that 61 percent polled by Newsweek and Intel say the economic recession hurt the nation’s edge in innovations.
After the jump, a software company goes green, a statewide emergency notification program and other tech stories you should eye, including our best read piece of the week.
MIGHT BE WORTH YOUR TIME
- The Inquirer reports that technology services company SAP America is getting lots of buzz for its sustainably-focused Newtown Square headquarters.
- The Inquirer reports Gov. Rendell announced the launch of AlertPA, “an emergency notification program that enables residents to request e-mail or text messages on subjects ranging from missing children to pending evacuations.”
- Geekadelphia has a review of science fiction convention Philcon 2009 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill.
GIVE A GLANCE
- GlaxoSmithKline’s corporate blog announces the company’s launching a $1 million college scholarship fund through The Philadelphia Foundation.
- Our Most Trafficked Story of the Week: Google Zeitgeist shows top Philadelphia search queries; colleges and SEPTA reign in ’09
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