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Industrial Services Provider Establishes U.S. HQ in Philadelphia, Adds Jobs

Pruftechnik, a global provider of high-quality testing and measuring systems for industrial maintenance, is establishing a U.S. headquarters in Philadelphia. »

Virtua Posting ER Wait Times Online

Virtua Health has become the latest area health system to let people go online to check the wait times at its hospital emergency departments. »

Fed Targets June for Possible 2nd Rate Hike

Federal Reserve officials believe that a June interest rate hike is likely at the central bank's next meeting in June if the economy keeps improving. Fed officials decided against raising rates at its... »

Philly Airport Terminal Getting $30M Makeover With iPads & Comfy Seats

Philadelphia International Airport's Terminal B is getting an upgrade to make the wait easier for travelers. »

Temple to Hold Memorial Service for Late Former President

Temple University will hold a "celebration of life" to honor Peter J. Liacouras, the school's longest tenured president who died last week at 85. »

Phil Mickelson Named in SEC Insider Trading Complaint

Professional golfer Phil Mickelson has been named in a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission complaint related to insider trading released Thursday. Mickelson, 45, of Rancho Santa Fe, California allegedly... »

Cafe Opening in Cynwyd Station this Month

Commuters heading into Philadelphia from the Cynwyd train station will soon be able to grab their morning coffee at a cafe set to open by month's end. »

More Than 4M Workers Newly Eligible for OT Pay

More than 4 million U.S. workers will become newly eligible for overtime pay under rules to be issued Wednesday by the Obama administration. The policy changes are intended to counter erosion in overtime... »


When Will NJ Amazon Fulfillment Centers Open?

Amazon says it expects two new fulfillment centers being built in New Jersey to open in the fall. »

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Australia to Sell Bitcoins Confiscated as Proceeds of Crime

Australia to Sell Bitcoins Confiscated as Proceeds of Crime

About $13 million in bitcoins will be auctioned in Sydney in June after Australian police confiscated the digital currency as proceeds of crime, an official said Tuesday. Ernst & Young was running the process...

Why Not Use Streaming Technology for Aircraft Data?

Why Not Use Streaming Technology for Aircraft Data?

The use of black boxes to record critical flight data is striking many experts as antiquated, even though technology exists to stream information from an aircraft to a ground computer, according to NBC

SpaceX Postpones Rocket Launch, Attempted Landing

SpaceX Postpones Rocket Launch, Attempted Landing

SpaceX postponed the satellite launch of a rocket that would attempt to land on a ship at sea for a third time Thursday, NBC News reported. The launch was postponed until Friday, because of a “tiny glitch...

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