Links: City giving money to the creative economies, West Philly hybrid car and More

The workout machine tied to TV volume made in the 'burbs, small business loans and a dozen more tech links, including our best read story of the week.

DEFINITE READS

The Business Journal reports that the city is trying to give the creative industry money.
Daily News columnist Ronnie Polaneczky writes about the group of West Philly High School students who have made it past the first cut in a $10 million X PRIZE contest with an energy-efficient car model.
After the jump, the workout machine tied to TV volume made in the ‘burbs, small business loans and a dozen more tech links, including our best read story of the week.

MIGHT BE WORTH YOUR TIME

Attytood blogger Will Bunch follows the story of our own Congressman Bob Brady who apparently gave some speeches about the health care debate, including the technology jobs that could be created, with language that was eerily familiar to texts written by lobbyists.
Drexel University’s Department of Computer Science announces that its gaming team took first place in the ‘most innovative game’ category at last month’s Philly Game Jam.
The Inquirer’s Dan Rubin writes on a Cheltenham school administrator that built a workout device tied to a TV’s volume.
The Philadelphia Business Journal reports that Temple business professor Constantine “Chris” Pavlides was killed in a car crash Wednesday.

GIVE A GLANCE

The Philadelphia Business Journal reports that the National Urban League will be providing access to small business loans, particularly directed at minority-owned companies, and starting in Philadelphia and Los Angeles.
The Business Journal reports that Camden’s Cooper University Hospital is producing a series of interactive physician videos for their YouTube channel.
CNBC reports that Exton-based specialist software developer Bentley Systems has opened an office in Dublin.
The Inquirer reports on a proposal to reward sustainable businesses with a tax credit.
Philly Tech News reports that contract management software company I-many moved its headquarters from New Jersey to Center City.

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