Philly on the rise: Young people offer solutions to big city challenges [Knight Foundation blog] The Knight Foundation highlights its projects in Philly, including Code for America, the Project Liberty Incubator and Technically Philly’s Connect Philly.
Fact Attack: A New App Watches Political Ads Like a Hawk [Philadelphia Weekly] The alt-weekly profiles civic app Ad Hawk. We’ll save you the hassle: download it for iPhone here and for Android here.
5 Election Apps You Should Know About [Philadelphia Weekly] The list features Yo! Philly Votes, a Random Hacks of Kindness project.
We’re Verified! [Philadelphia Police Blog] “The Philadelphia Police Department has worked with Twitter to get our accounts verified. Currently, we have six Department authorized accounts @PhillyPolice, @PPDJoeMurray, @PPDMikeDuffy, @PPDDanMacDonald, @PPDJoelDales and @PPDRickWalton.”
Daniel Rubin: Out of touch in a crowd of thousands [Philadelphia Inquirer] Columnist Dan Rubin takes issue with the poor cell phone service during last weekend’s Made in America festival.
Is Google selling Horsham plant? [Philadelphia Inquirer]-30-
Phew, all mayoral candidates have websites and Twitter accounts now [Links Roundup]
Lockheed Martin got $107M in tax credits to open labs in Camden [Links Roundup]
CyclePhilly nominated for international award [Links Roundup]
How ShopRunner’s mentorship program is pushing its employees to think beyond their fields
URBN CEO Richard Hayne still one of America’s richest [Links Roundup]
Meet Brent Schooley, Twilio’s Philly evangelist [Links Roundup]
Startups: apply to pitch at Forbes’ $400K ‘Pressure Cooker’ [Links Roundup]
How Relay is helping enterprise clients get proactive about customer engagement
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