Woman on computer with kitten
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John McDevitt
May 09, 2020 - 4:36 pm
Telemedicine for pets? Timing is everything for the winner of a recent startup competition. Read more here.
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Instacart worker
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April 24, 2020 - 8:13 am
Instacart hired 300,000 workers in recent weeks to meet surging demand for grocery deliveries spurred by the pandemic. Now, the startup is seeking to hire another 250,000 workers over the next two months. Read more here.
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A fox
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Kim Glovas
April 24, 2020 - 4:00 am
A global wildlife count has been curtailed by the pandemic, but it's still challenging people to see nature, wherever they are. Read more here.
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Philabundance volunteers
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Antionette Lee
March 17, 2020 - 5:54 pm
Since restaurants are closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, a lot of food is likely to go to waste. But hunger relief nonprofit Philabundance wants to help get the unused food to the people who need it the most. Read more here.
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Friends using smartphones to bet on a basketball game.
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Andrew Kramer
March 01, 2020 - 12:31 pm
It's a social network for sports bettors. That's the premise of a new app that originated here in Philadelphia. Read more here.
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Bathroom stall
November 04, 2019 - 1:27 pm
The next time you go to the bathroom, a couple startups are hoping you'll snap a photo before you flush. For scientific reasons, of course. No, really. Two companies are soliciting poop photos from anyone who wants to send them.
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Brad Line of Villanova and his sons, Grayson and Nolan, showing off their app, Squishr, for tracking spotted lanternflies.
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Charlotte Reese
October 14, 2019 - 4:30 am
Squishr, developed by a Villanova man and his two sons, lets users upload pictures and track their spotted lanternfly kills with GPS location data.
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Mike Dougherty
September 27, 2019 - 10:22 am
DoorDash confirmed it suffered a data breach affecting roughly 4.9 million delivery people and merchants. Read the details here.
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Mark Abrams
September 08, 2019 - 4:00 am
The Pennsylvania Turnpike is testing a new app that will allow drivers to pay their tolls by way of their smartphones.
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Mike DeNardo
August 21, 2019 - 2:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — SEPTA riders can now use their smartphones to check the balance and add money to their fare cards — yes, really. It's a feature that commuters have been clamoring for since SEPTA Key's introduction three years ago. Commuter have frequently complained that there was no...
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