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Could crash avoidance technology have prevented the bus crash that killed a S. Jersey girl? [LINKS]

Officials near breakthrough on ‘connected’ vehicles [Philadelphia Inquirer] “On Thursday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said it ‘could be at the verge’ of a breakthrough in such technology to allow vehicles to communicate with each other and ‘transform the nation’s surface transportation safety, mobility and environmental performance.’ […] That kind of connected-vehicle technology might have […]

Officials near breakthrough on ‘connected’ vehicles [Philadelphia Inquirer] “On Thursday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said it ‘could be at the verge’ of a breakthrough in such technology to allow vehicles to communicate with each other and ‘transform the nation’s surface transportation safety, mobility and environmental performance.’ […] That kind of connected-vehicle technology might have prevented the accident that killed [Isabelle] Tezsla, a triplet daughter of New Jersey State Police Trooper Anthony Tezsla.”

Bucks CEO has a winning touch [Philadelphia Inquirer] A profile of Thomas Lynch, CEO of TE Connectivity, which “makes a half-million kinds of electrical connectors – the gadgets that hook your laptop, car, and smartphone together, and make everything from Boeing airliners to the Internet light up and go when the switch turns on.”

B-Ballers “Point and Shoot” for Tomayo McDuffy [TechBook Online] “Tomayo McDuffy was named ‘Social Media Person of the Day’ by the Isaiah Thomas Basketball Camp sponsored by Mature Cradle, Inc. More than 40 young basketball players, ranging from ages 7 to 17, honored the imprisoned Holmesburg teen today by taking pictures during the ‘Our Brother, Our Ball Vigil’ and tweeting them using the hashtag #JusticeforTomayo.”

Xtium Welcomes New Board Member [press release] “Vess Bakalov, co-founder & CTO of SevOne, joins Xtium’s Board of Directors.”

Philly inspector general pushes to make office permanent [Newsworks] “A measure to make the inspector general an independent office under Philadelphia’s city charter appears to be bogged down.”

Fastest-growing companies (according to Inc.) [Philadelphia Business Journal] Our coverage here.

Xtium Ranked Among Top 100 Cloud Services Providers [press release] “Xtium ranks among the world’s Top 100 Cloud Service Providers (CSPs), according to Nine Lives Media’s third-annual Talkin’ Cloud 100 report.”

Verizon Wireless Recognized As The Network Quality Leader In Mid-Atlantic In Latest J.D. Power And Associates Study [press release]

Companies: SevOne / Verizon Wireless / Xtium

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