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Bill Looks to Legalize UberX in Philadelphia

Ridesharing services are a step closer to legalization in Philadelphia, the only county in Pennsylvania they're currently not legally permitted to operate in. »

Former Franchise Owner Alerted Subway Exec About Fogle

A former franchisee alerted a Subway advertising executive in 2008 about her concerns about pitchman Jared Fogle, according to her lawyer. »


Center City Wawa Takes Advantage of Pope Week

It looks like Wawa does have Pope Francis fever. »


Poker Pro: Borgata Uses Booze, Sexy Servers to Distract Gamblers

Poker pro Phil Ivey is using an unusual defense to allegations he and a partner cheated Atlantic City's Borgata casino out of $9.6 million at cards, claiming the casino uses free liquor served by scantily... »

Philly-Based Firm Among '25 Hottest Under-the-Radar Startups'

It may be well-known among the Philadelphia tech community, but Curalate was just named as one of the "hottest under-the-radar startups" in the country by Business Insider. »

About 48,000 Packages of Bread Recalled in 11 States

The maker of Sara Lee, Nature's Harvest and other brands is recalling about 48,000 packages of bread sold in 11 states because they may contain fragments of glass from a broken light bulb at a company factory. »

Pa.'s Zippo Pays $186K Fine for Hazardous Waste

Zippo, the Pennsylvania maker of iconic cigarette lighters best known for their distinctive metal cases, has agreed to pay $186,000 to settle allegations it violated federal hazardous waste laws. »

StarKist Settlement: How to Get Cash or $50 in Tuna

Tuna lovers have your pick: $25 in cash or $50 in tuna. StarKist is offering affected customers cash or tuna fish as part of a settlement in a class action lawsuit that alleged the company under-filled some... »


Governor Negotiating to Keep GE in Connecticut

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy revealed this week that his administration has been in close talks with GE to try to keep the company and its 800 employees in Connecticut. GE has operated its world base... »

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Sales of Unearthed Atari Games Total More Than $100K

Sales of Unearthed Atari Games Total More Than $100K

A cache of Atari game cartridges dug up in a New Mexico landfill last year has generated more than $100,000 in sales over the last several months. The April 2014 dig ended speculation surrounding an urban legend...

'Hey Siri, Give Us a Hint': Apple Event Scheduled for Sept. 9

'Hey Siri, Give Us a Hint': Apple Event Scheduled for Sept. 9

"Hey, Siri, give us a hint.” That’s the cheeky opening Apple gave reporters this morning as part of an event invitation for the latest product update, scheduled for Sept. 9. But as many reporters and analysts...

What's in a Billion? Facebook Users Hit Milestone in 1 Day

What's in a Billion? Facebook Users Hit Milestone in 1 Day

You, your mom, your grandma and elementary school buddy Lawrence might have been some of the billion people who logged in to Facebook on Monday — the first time that has happened in a single day.

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