Mayor Kenney spoke at a gathering hosted by the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia and thanked the diverse coalition that made the Philadelphia region’s bid for Amazon HQ2 possible. In a little over a month, a large, varied group of Philadelphia-area residents and leaders rallied to support this bid, which showcases the (more...)
VOA Fern Robinson Scholastic Publishing is recalling one of its children's books from bookstore shelves in the U.S. because, as it said in a statement Sunday, "the book may give a false impression of the reality of the lives of slaves." One of the country's founders and its first president owned (more...)
Congress is considering online sales tax legislation that is wrongheaded and unfair, and I am writing to ask for your help in telling Congress "No!" to new sales taxes and burdens for small businesses. Whether you're a consumer who loves the incredible selection and (more...)
Wow! They did it - flexible smartphone from electronic paper! A prototype of it has been created from a collaboration between researchers at the Human Media Lab at Queen's University, Canada and Arizona State University's Motivational Environments Research group, some information agencies reported. The PaperPhone can do (more...)
After numerous attempts to license their technology, Microsoft has decided to sue Barnes & Noble in addition to two electronics manufacturers on the allegations of patent infringement. Microsoft’s patents include:
- The ability to load webpage’s content prior to background images in order to view the webpage faster.
- Small programs indication of download status.