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Prime Day 2017 Was Amazon's Biggest Shopping Event Ever
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Prime Day 2017 Was Amazon's Biggest Shopping Event Ever

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are big shopping days on Amazon, but the online retailer's own shopping holiday, Prime Day, has them both beat, the company said Wednesday. The July 11 event that saw 3.5 million... »

Battle Over New 'Super' Wawa in Montco
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Battle Over New 'Super' Wawa in Montco

A plan to build a "super" Wawa featuring gasoline will go before the zoning board in Horsham, Pennsylvania Wednesday. The building of the gas pumps are in a residential zone and there has been... »

US Job Openings Slipped in May, but Hiring Increased

US Job Openings Slipped in May, but Hiring Increased

U.S. employers posted fewer job openings in May. But hiring picked up and more people are quitting their jobs — both positive signs for the economy. Job openings fell 5 percent in May to 5.7 million, the Labor... »

Amazon Prime Day Now Backed by Cargo Plane Fleet

Amazon Prime Day Now Backed by Cargo Plane Fleet

For this year's Prime Day, Amazon is taking to the skies. A fleet of cargo jets will be used in the company's annual day of online deals for the first time in the U.S., it said in a press release Monday. As... »

More Retailers Hope to Take a Bite Out of Amazon Prime Day
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More Retailers Hope to Take a Bite Out of Amazon Prime Day

Stores like Toys“R”Us, Target, Sur La Table and more are jumping on the bandwagon, hoping to take a swing at Amazon’s Prime Day by staging their own versions of this summer twist on Black Friday, which runs from... »

Microsoft Eyes Buffer Zone in TV Airwaves for Rural Internet

Microsoft Eyes Buffer Zone in TV Airwaves for Rural Internet

Microsoft wants to extend broadband services to rural America by turning to a wireless technology that uses the buffer zones separating individual television channels in the airwaves. Microsoft plans to partner... »

Dow Falls 100 Points, Then Recovers, After Trump Jr.'s Tweet

Dow Falls 100 Points, Then Recovers, After Trump Jr.'s Tweet

Moments after Donald Trump Jr. tweeted the email exchange that led to his meeting with a Russian attorney the Dow fell 100 points Tuesday, CNBC reported. Stocks initially fell on concerns the Russia... »

How and Why Amazon Ships So Many Packages So Quickly
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How and Why Amazon Ships So Many Packages So Quickly

Amazon’s Prime Day, a carefully fabricated “retail holiday” meant to take advantage of the company's vast shipping network, takes place in a time of year when the busy holiday shopping season is still a... »

Main Line Home to Philly's Wealthiest: New Analysis Shows

Main Line Home to Philly's Wealthiest: New Analysis Shows

According to a new study, Philadelphia's wealth still sits in the suburbs. The analysis found that the Main Line continues to be home to the city's wealthiest households. »

Companies Target Sleep With High-Tech Slumber Products

Companies Target Sleep With High-Tech Slumber Products

Pillows that track your snoozing patterns? A bed that adjusts based on how much you twist and turn? Companies are adding more technology into their products, hoping to lure customers craving a better night's... »

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Lyft Launches Own Autonomous Vehicle Unit

Lyft Launches Own Autonomous Vehicle Unit

Lyft said Friday that it is setting up its own unit to develop autonomous vehicle technology, but its approach will be different from other companies and partnerships working on self-driving cars. The...

How Would the East Coast Hyperloop Compare to World’s Largest Tunnels?

How Would the East Coast Hyperloop Compare to World’s Largest Tunnels?

Elon Musk’s proposed Hyperloop from New York to Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C., would stretch over 250 miles. If built, how would that compare to the world’s largest tunnels?

What Drug-Dealing Darknet Sites Have in Common With eBay

What Drug-Dealing Darknet Sites Have in Common With eBay

AlphaBay, the now-shuttered online marketplace that authorities say traded in illegal drugs, firearms and counterfeit goods, wasn't all that different from any other e-commerce site, court documents show. Not...

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