West Chester-based Bradford Media Group, which is doing interesting things in combining social media with video and other media formats.
A severe storm on Friday night temporarily knock out an Amazon Web Services data center in Northern Virginia, but full recovery for some of its major customers took a long time even after power was restored, raising further questions about the reliability of AWS's Cloud architecture.
|Storm aftermath in Northern Virginia|
I took a look at some recent occurrences in the VC/startup scene in the Philly area.
A panel discussion held at the New Jersey Technology Council (NJTC) Mobile Application Forum in Princeton in June focused on some serious potential bottlenecks facing mobile app development and deployment, as Alan Skontra reported. Also at the event, PublicStuff, the New York-based startup that began life in Philly (GoodCompany Ventues), is backed by First Round Capital, and is developing Philly's 311 system, won first place in the NJTC's mobile app competition.
The Inquirer reported on the emerging tech scene in Old City Philadelphia.
Dan Moloney, a long-time veteran of and top exec for Horsham-based Motorola Home, announced he is leaving the business, shortly after Google completed the acquisition of Motorola. Former Charter Communications CTO and onetime Adelphia exec Marwan Fawaz takes over, amid uncertainty regarding Google's plans for the cable systems technology unit.
Invite Media co-founders Nat Turner and Zachary Weinberg, having left Google, have launched their new New York-based Healthcare IT startup, Flatiron Health.
And among people moving into new positions, DreamIt Ventures named VC Karen Griffith Gryga as its Philly-based Managing Director.
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