- Lower Merion settles webcam lawsuits [Philadelphia Inquirer] — “The Lower Merion School District will pay more than $600,000 to settle two lawsuits over its tracking of student laptops..” Always interesting to see that the two lawyers make more money than is awarded in damages to the students.
- Philly’s their game [Philadelphia Inquirer] — A feature by freelancer A.D. Amorosi on Hipster City Cycle, the mobile game Technically Philly first covered in April, that serves as a lead into our “fledgling” video game and app community.
- Election campaigns are big business for Fort Washington firm [Philly Deals: Inquirer] — CampaignGrid
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- Philly Book Publisher the BRAAAINS! Behind Phenom [ABC News from Associated Press] — Old City-based indie publisher Quirk Books is featured.
- Vanguard Moon: How Johnny Zito and Tony Trov Reinvented the Future of Comics [Pop Matters] — The South Philly online comic stars with whom we spoke back in 2009.
- SEPTA still relying on its “farebox of the future” [PlanPhilly]
- St. Joseph’s U. using $1M DOE grant for environmental studies [Philadelphia Business Journal]
- Fairless Hills defense subcontractor Bristol Alloys pleads guilty to fraud [Philadelphia Business Journal]
- Rendell, Nutter part of Obama’s infrastructure meeting [Philadelphia Business Journal] — Part of select President Obama advisory council
- Platinum Equity to buy Ulticom [Philadelphia Business Journal] — Mount Laurel, N.J.-based telecommunication technology company Ulticom has been bought out by New York-based Comverse Technology, an affiliate of giant Platinum Equity.
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