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Rovi Buying TiVo in $1.1.B Cash-and-Stock Deal

Rovi Corp. said Friday that it will pay $10.70 in cash and stock for each TiVo Inc. share. Rovi will pay $2.75 per share in cash, or about $277 million. The rest, $7.95 per share, will be paid in stock. Once... »

Macy's Backstage to Open at Montgomery Mall

While Macy’s is shuttering sites across the country, it – like other department store chains – are eager to open outlets. »


Comcast to Buy DreamWorks Animation

Comcast's NBCUniversal said it will buy DreamWorks Animation for $41 a share, an acquisition that values the studio at $3.8 billion, CNBC reported. The acquisition of the boutique studio co-founded and run by... »

Budding Phillies Star Sells Future Earnings for Millions Now

Philadelphia third baseman Maikel Franco has agreed to sell 10 percent of his future earnings for $4.35 million to a company called Fantex, which plans to sell securities to investors. »

Prime Help Boost Amazon's Profits

Prime shoppers helped drive Amazon's surprise profit surge in the first quarter. Shares of the e-commerce giant jumped in after-hours trading Thursday after it reported a 28 percent jump in revenue, to... »

Preview: Rooftop Bar 'Assembly' at Logan Hotel

One of Philadelphia's newest hotels will soon debut its long-awaited rooftop bar and lounge. »

Cloudamize Raises $1 Million

The new capital infusion brings Cloudamize's total funding to $2.2 million. »


New Site to Help People Burdened by Student Loans

The Department of Education has launched a new website to help people with student loans find a repayment option that best suits their needs. »

Facebook Reports Stronger-Than-Expected 1Q Results

Facebook posted stronger-than-expected results for its first quarter, helped by a growing number of users and higher advertising revenue, especially on mobile devices. The social media giant on Wednesday... »

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SCOTUS Approves Rule Change to Expand FBI Hacking Power

SCOTUS Approves Rule Change to Expand FBI Hacking Power

The U.S. Supreme Court approved a measure on Thursday that would allow judges to issue warrants for computer searches in any jurisdiction. Civil liberties groups say it unnecessarily expands the FBI's hacking...

Next Leg of Solar-Powered Plane's Historic Trip Delayed

Next Leg of Solar-Powered Plane's Historic Trip Delayed

Live to fly another day — that’s what the Solar Impulse 2 will have to do. The solar plane landed in Mountain View, California, late Saturday and instead of taking off Friday as planned, the 2.5-ton aircraft...

Russia Launches 1st Rocket From New Space Facility

Russia Launches 1st Rocket From New Space Facility

Russia has successfully launched the first rocket from its new space facility after a last-minute delay the day before. The Soyuz 2.1a booster blasted off from the Vostochny Cosmodrome in the Russian Far Easter...

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