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Roberto Torres

Roberto Torres

Roberto Torres became Technical.ly Lead Philly Reporter in May 2016. Prior, he was a freelance contributor to Technical.ly and Al Dia News. The native Venezuelan moved to Philadelphia in 2015 after reporting on research at his alma mater, the University of Zulia. Whenever he's not fencing deadlines, he can be found standing in line at Overbrook Pizza in West Philly, running Netflix/Hulu marathons with his wife or reading news from Venezuela.

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Meet the Philly technologists up for 2017 Philly Geek Awards creative

8 hours ago

Meet the Philly technologists up for 2017 Philly Geek Awards

It's time to give your local geeks some love. Get tickets to the black-tie event happening Aug. 26.
Famed Philly investor Pete Musser has a word of warning for Elon Musk business

Jul. 20, 2017 11:37 am

Famed Philly investor Pete Musser has a word of warning for Elon Musk

The aging patriarch of the Route 202 corridor sat down with Technical.ly for an exclusive interview.
Here’s a map of 89 historic spots around Philadelphia creative

Jul. 20, 2017 9:16 am

Here’s a map of 89 historic spots around Philadelphia

Message Agency made a useful minisite for the Museum of the American Revolution.
These Drexel grads want to stop the next school shooting business

Jul. 19, 2017 12:59 pm

These Drexel grads want to stop the next school shooting

Two Army vets are working on a system that deploys bulletproof curtains.
At the Sixers’ Innovation Lab, these startups are, yes, trusting the process business

Jul. 19, 2017 10:05 am

At the Sixers’ Innovation Lab, these startups are, yes, trusting the process

The 8,000-square-foot Camden accelerator is launching with four startups. Team and government officials hope it can boost the New Jersey's city's fledgling tech scene.
Vanguard’s Innovation Studio is now open. Now what? business

Jul. 19, 2017 8:59 am

Vanguard’s Innovation Studio is now open. Now what?

The office will be able to house up to 100 employees. Much of what they will do is still TBD.
Jefferson, GE to deploy ‘risk-sharing’ partnership business

Jul. 18, 2017 2:03 pm

Jefferson, GE to deploy ‘risk-sharing’ partnership

As part of the deal, 100 GE Healthcare staffers will set up shop at Jeff hospitals around Philly to roll out GE data systems and equipment.
Comcast’s machineQ is expanding to 12 new cities business

Jul. 18, 2017 11:16 am

Comcast’s machineQ is expanding to 12 new cities

The internet-of-things network is going nationwide.
KickUp raised $730,000 to launch a new suite of edtech products business

Jul. 17, 2017 12:48 pm

KickUp raised $730,000 to launch a new suite of edtech products

The cash will also let the Center City startup, currently at 13 staffers, ramp up hiring.
Seer Interactive expands its West Coast office business

Jul. 17, 2017 12:07 pm

Seer Interactive expands its West Coast office

Three employees launched the San Diego office in 2013. Seer now has 25 SoCal staffers.

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