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Bucks County Business Rolls Out Red Carpet for the Pope

Langhorne Carpet Company hand-crafted three red carpets to welcome Pope Francis at different locations in Philadelphia. »

China to Remove Investment Barriers: Xi

With his feel-good tours of Boeing, Microsoft and a local high school complete, Chinese President Xi Jinping departs Washington state Thursday for the other Washington, where tougher discussions on... »

Comcast Sending Bicycling Techs During Pope Visit

Despite a letter sent to Philadelphia customers two weeks ago saying Comcast would not make any installations or in-home service calls during the papal visit, the Philly-based broadcast giant is making... »

Casinos Fined $14k For Underaged Gamblers

Three Atlantic City casinos have been fined more than $14,000 for allowing 117 underage or self-excluded gamblers to place bets »

In the Market for a Yacht? Your Taxes Could Be Cut in Half

Potential boaters in the market for a new vessel in New Jersey could see their sales tax bills cut by 50 percent. »

Philly Metro's Housing Amongst Most Affordable in U.S.

The Philadelphia metropolitan area is one of the most affordable housing markets in the country. »

Conshy Restaurant Gets New Chef and Menu

A Conshohocken, Pa.-based Mediterranean restaurant has a new chef and menu. »

Investment Treaty Between China and US Key Business Goal

When Chinese President Xi Jinping addresses a meeting of some of the top names in Chinese and American business Wednesday, they may be most interested what he says about progress toward a treaty between... »

11M VW Vehicles Affected in Emissions Scandal

Volkswagen AG said Tuesday that some 11 million diesel vehicles worldwide were fitted with software at the center of a U.S. emissions scandal, and that it is setting aside around 6.5 billion euros ($7.3 billion)... »

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Google Officially Becomes Alphabet

Google Officially Becomes Alphabet

Google is officially 'Alphabet.' Google Inc. on Friday completed the move to reorganize as Alphabet, and its stock will begin trading as Alphabet on the Nasdaq under the same tickers "GOOG" and "GOOGL"...

Apple Names Ex-Boeing CFO as New Board Member

Apple Names Ex-Boeing CFO as New Board Member

Apple has filled a void on its board of directors with James Bell, the former chief financial officer for aircraft maker Boeing Co.

'Call of Duty' Tweets Spark Backlash

'Call of Duty' Tweets Spark Backlash

A series of promotional tweets for the latest "Call of Duty" video game came under some criticism because they described a terrorist attack with no immediate disclaimers stating that they were fictional. The...

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