Innovation

  • September 26, 2014

    Ride-sharing service's bid for permanent status in Pa. hits roadblock

    Two Public Utility Commission judges have said the board should deny an application by the ride-sharing company Uber to permanently set up shop in Pen...
  • September 23, 2014

    Twitter founder's latest venture has money for small businesses ― but don't call it a loan

    For every small business, there's a wish list: Things the business owner would love to do, if they only had the money.
  • September 23, 2014 |  Technically Philly

    More than just Life Alert: at PHIT Circle, health IT for seniors is a big deal

    A lecturer at the Wharton School and a panel of experts discuss the latest innovations in better aging through tech.
  • September 22, 2014

    Cell phone 'kill switch' might become mandatory in N.J.

    New Jersey lawmakers are working on an idea to deter smartphone thefts.
  • September 19, 2014

    N.J. may require emergency call centers to accept text messages

    Every 911 call center in New Jersey would be required to accept text messages if a bill advanced by an Assembly committee becomes law.
  • September 17, 2014

    Penn scientist wins MacArthur 'genius grant'

    University of Pennsylvania bioengineer Danielle Bassett has been named one of this year's MacArthur Fellows for her interdisciplinary study of th...
  • September 15, 2014

    Dozens rally at Comcast over proposed merger, new FCC rules

    More than 50 "net neutrality" advocates stood outside of Comcast's headquarters in downtown Philadelphia Monday, rallying against the c...
  • September 15, 2014

    GPS monitoring helps Philly juvenile courts

    Even as many people ditch landline phones at home, for years it's been a must-have for those who are on house arrest. While that's changing...
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