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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. »


2K Amazon Jobs Coming to NJ

Online retail giant Amazon is expanding its presence in New Jersey with the opening of two new fulfillment centers – facilities that mean at least 2,000 new jobs for the state. »

Snap Kitchen Opening 2nd Main Line Location

A Texas-based healthy, food takeout chain with multiple locations within Philadelphia will be opening its second suburban outpost on the Main Line »


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... »

Comcast in Talks With DreamWorks

Comcast is in talks to buy DreamWorks Animation for $3 billion, which could put the Philadelphia-based mass media giant on the same level as Disney in its entertainment vertical, according to the Wall Street... »

Fed Keeps Key Rate Unchanged, Gives No Hint of Next Hike

The Federal Reserve is keeping a key interest rate unchanged against the backdrop of a global economic slump and providing no hint of when its next rate hike may occur. A statement the Fed issued after... »

McDonald's Testing No-Preservative McNuggets

McDonald's is testing Chicken McNuggets with no artificial preservatives as it works to revive its U.S. business. The world's biggest hamburger chain says it began testing the new recipe in about 140 stores in... »

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Facebook Pays $10K Reward to Boy for Reporting Glitch

Facebook Pays $10K Reward to Boy for Reporting Glitch

Facebook has given a $10,000 reward to a 10-year-old Finnish boy for finding a glitch in its photo-sharing app, Instagram, according to Reuters. "I wanted to see if Instagram's comment field could stand...

High School Girls Get Closer Look at Tech Jobs

High School Girls Get Closer Look at Tech Jobs

Wilmington University held it's sixth annual 'Digigirlz' Day in an effort to encourage young women to pursue a career in technology.

Beach Tags Just a Tap Away in 3 Jersey Shore Towns

Beach Tags Just a Tap Away in 3 Jersey Shore Towns

Three New Jersey towns are letting people purchase beach badges with their smartphones.

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