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Published: Wed, 21 Feb 2018 02:07:25 GMT2018-02-21T02:07:25Z

 



Brands trying to make a buck off of #MeToo

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 02:07:25 GMT2018-02-21T02:07:25Z

Some particularly shameless examples: a makeup company that applied to trademark #MeToo and a California children's adventure camp that used the movement as a launch point to market itself in a news release.



Acme owner buying Pa.-based Rite Aid, doubling down on pharmacy

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 01:04:03 GMT2018-02-21T01:04:03Z

Shares of Rite Aid, which have shed more than half their value over the last year, closed up $0.07, or 3.29 percent, at $2.20 a share.



Amazon adding 125 jobs on Pittsburgh's South Side, doubling its workforce

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 01:01:19 GMT2018-02-21T01:01:19Z

Amazon said the expansion at SouthSide Works is unrelated to its search for a second headquarters and that it is part of its ongoing job creation efforts and planned growth in Pittsburgh.



IBX to provide Narcan to subscribers for no charge

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 00:27:22 GMT2018-02-21T00:27:22Z

Independence will grant subscribers six syringes of the reversal drug every 30 days effective Mar. 1.



PPA proposes new fee on Uber, Lyft and taxi rides

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 23:02:28 GMT2018-02-20T23:02:28Z

The cash-strapped Philadelphia Parking Authority unveiled a proposal Tuesday to add a $0.50 surcharge to every taxi, Lyft, and Uber ride in the city.



Commonwealth Court rejects zoning challenge to Mariner East 2 project

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 22:47:04 GMT2018-02-20T22:47:04Z

The appeals court said the pipeline's public utility status trumps the local zoning authority of the Chester County township.



Amazon to create another 125 tech jobs in Pittsburgh

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 22:11:53 GMT2018-02-20T22:11:53Z

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Amazon has announced plans to create another 125 technology jobs in Pittsburgh, more than doubling its current tech workforce in the city.



Former Gallery mall office space sold to N.Y. buyer for $41.8 million

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 20:18:38 GMT2018-02-20T20:18:38Z

The transaction completes an effort by mall landlords Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust and Macerich to sell off all the office space at the former Gallery at Market East.



What you need to know about the fear gauge and how it works

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 20:16:59 GMT2018-02-20T20:16:59Z

From late 2016 through the end of last month, the market was cool, calm and collected, with the Standard and Poor's 500-stock index climbing more than 30 percent while a key measure of stock-market volatility - the VIX, also known as the "fear gauge" - edged ever lower.



Millennials, teens embrace payment apps, texting $$$ instead of cash

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 20:14:09 GMT2018-02-20T20:14:09Z

Teens and millennials use payment apps to send each other money. The most popular are Venmo, owned by PayPal; Cash App, owned by Square; and payment apps linked to Snapchat or the smartphone itself, such as ApplePay and SamsungPay.



A mini-Target store to go in Devon as second Main Line location

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 20:11:36 GMT2018-02-20T20:11:36Z

Target announced on Tuesday that it selected Devon for its ninth small format store in the region, and the second in the Main Line to be announced in recent months.



L.L. Bean will rue curb on lifetime guarantee | Opinion

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 19:22:33 GMT2018-02-20T19:22:33Z

What L.L. Bean really needs is a return policy that separates the lifers from the fraudsters. That's not particularly hard to do.



Trump allows short term health plans that cost less but could harm the insurance market

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 17:07:24 GMT2018-02-20T17:07:24Z

The new rule will likely entice younger and healthier people from the general insurance pool, but that could destabilize the individual insurance market.



David Glasser was the Weinstein Co.'s 'third brother.' Will his firing be enough to save the business?

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 16:23:51 GMT2018-02-20T16:23:51Z

In a one-sentence statement, the board, which includes Bob Weinstein, said directors voted unanimously to terminate Glasser "for cause." They provided no details.



In our eyes, Google's software sees heart attack risk

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 16:19:30 GMT2018-02-20T16:19:30Z

By looking at the human eye, Google's algorithms were able to predict whether someone had high blood pressure or was at risk of a heart attack or stroke, Google researchers said Monday, opening a new opportunity for artificial intelligence in the vast and lucrative global health industry.



Suburban Philadelphia homes that truly are castles

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 10:55:59 GMT2018-02-20T10:55:59Z

These suburban Philadelphia homes have curb appeal and design choices that will make their buyers feel like lords and ladies.



Why do Old City buildings keep burning?

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 01:34:14 GMT2018-02-20T01:34:14Z

Lack of maintenance and investment have been the spark of repeated fires.