PhillyDeals Archive: February, 2011

Who's afraid of Google TV?

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The cable TV lobby is fighting a government proposal to set up a new technical standard that would make it easier for upstarts like Google... Read more

DuPont to hire 75 locally for super soybean research

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DuPont Co., Wilmington, says it will spend more than $50 million by 2015 "to expand its biotech soybean research and development program" at... Read more

Pittsburgh realty firm adds Philly office, seeks agents

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Howard Hanna Co., the fourth-largest US home real estate agency chain (by number of homes sold) and the biggest based in Pennsylvania (they're... Read more

SunGard: Software sales down across the board

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Sales declined at all four SunGard businesses in the fourth quarter, compared to a year earlier, the Wayne-based data recovery, college, government... Read more

Healthcare costs rose 4X faster than other prices in 2010

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US healthcare costs rose 6.1% during 2010, almost four times the 1.6% consumer inflation rate, according to Standard & Poor's Healthcare... Read more

PA Gov. Corbett bails out failing Aker shipyard with $42M

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UPDATE: Linda Loyd's Inquirer story here. EARLIER: PA Gov. Tom Corbett says the state will go ahead and spend $42 million (previously authorized... Read more

Another Center City office tower for sale

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Jones Lang LaSalle is marketing the 32-story, 840,000-square-foot tower at 1700 Market Street, built in 1969, with 761 parking spaces in its... Read more

Borders to shut King of Prussia, Langhorne stores

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Borders, the bankrupt bookstore chain, plans to close its stores in Langhorne and King of Prussia, and others in upstate PA and northern New... Read more