innovation

Pamela Rich-Wheeler, founder and executive director of The Business Center.
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Cherri Gregg
December 07, 2019 - 3:41 pm
A Germantown-based nonprofit that helps businesses expand is celebrating 20 years, and will celebrate the milestone next week, focused on innovation.
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Astronaut Guy Bluford (L) and astronomer Derrick Pitts speaking at a B.PHL event.
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Pat Loeb
October 15, 2019 - 4:58 pm
Two superstars of Philadelphia's science scene got together to talk about space Tuesday.
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City Rep. Sheila Hess speaks at a B.PHL event at Entercom, KYW Newsradio's parent company.
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Pat Loeb
October 15, 2019 - 3:21 pm
A three-day festival to highlight Philadelphia's contribution to the innovation economy kicked off Tuesday morning, and the first topic was criminal justice reform.
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City Hall, Philadelphia.
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Justin Udo
October 14, 2019 - 3:48 pm
There's a major push to build Philadelphia's reputation as the most innovative city on the East Coast, and it's being done through a three-day festival that kicks off Tuesday.
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B.PHL, Philadelphia's version of South by Southwest will launch this fall
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Kim Glovas
June 17, 2019 - 3:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's version of South by Southwest (SXSW) will launch this fall and the city's first innovation celebration was announced Monday. The B.PHL festival kick off featured some innovations that will be highlighted at 11 locations across the city beginning Oct. 15...
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In this Jan. 9, 2018, file photo, people attend CES International in Las Vegas.
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May 09, 2019 - 11:17 am
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — A trade group has reinstated an award to the makers of a robotic sex toy for women that it had taken away four months ago for not keeping with its image. The Consumer Technology Association on Wednesday restored the Consumer Electronics Show's 2019 Innovation Award in the...
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Mike DeNardo
April 23, 2019 - 1:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Center City's economy is growing, but not quickly enough, says a new report. Center City has averaged a 2.1% job growth rate over the last three years. But it should be even higher, says Paul Levy, president and CEO of the Center City District. "The recent rebound is...
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January 7, 2019; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Shanie \"Smash\" Rusth demonstrates the Fight Camp at Digital Experience, a media preview event at the Mirage Events Center.
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Ian Bush
January 09, 2019 - 5:25 pm
LAS VEGAS (KYW Newsradio) — If you want to get, or stay, in shape, some innovations from the CES tech show in Las Vegas might deserve a place in your home gym. FightCamp includes a freestanding punching bag along with hand wraps and a workout mat, but the brains are inside the boxing gloves...
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PennDot is looking for help from high schoolers as they work to increase work zone safety.
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Justin Udo
December 22, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — PennDOT is looking for help from high schoolers as they work to increase work zone safety. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is holding a contest asking for ninth to 12th-graders to send them ideas of innovative ways they can better help keep the roads...
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Students work during the "hour of coding" event Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015 at Wells Community Academy High School in Chicago.
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David Madden
December 01, 2018 - 4:00 am
PATERSON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey is selecting three high schools, including one in Burlington County, to take part in a new teaching approach for kids who are interested in tech jobs of the future. The public-private partnership, known as P-TECH — Pathways in Technology Early College...
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