PhillyDeals Archive: February, 2012

Devon Park: $7M for 'virtual' amputation fighter

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Devon Park Bioventures, of Wayne, has invested $7 million in Vascular Magnetics Inc., a start-up firm based at the University City Science... Read more

'Slave labor' on boats supplying US fish

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"In a six-month investigation spanning three continents," Bloomberg Businessweek says it found Indonesian workers were held in conditions of... Read more

At Penn: 'Swarms of Flying Robots'

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"By mimicking the swarming behaviors of birds, fish and insects, (Alex) Kushleyev and (Daniel) Mellinger, along with the Engineering School’s... Read more

Comcast backs Magic, Diddy, Rodriguez networks

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Comcast has signed deals to "broadly distribute" two African American and two Latino/crossover TV networks over the next four years, as part... Read more

China investor defends L&L vs Skippack firm's attack

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ALSO: US busts another GeoInvesting target. NYTimes story here. UPDATED: Mark Jensen, portfolio manager at New York-based T-Squared Partners... Read more

Grant Plaza owner: New loan, new tenant

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Owners of Northeast Philadelphia's Grant Plaza shopping development, listed by Morningstar Credit Ratings LLC last month among the many commercial... Read more

Vernon Hill seeks money to grow bank

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Vernon Hill, the Commerce Bank founder who now runs London-based Metro Bank, confirms a story in Britain's Sunday Express that his Metro Bank... Read more

Shake-up at Sixers' owner's Manayunk mill group

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UPDATE: On Feb. 7 Standard & Poor's cut Paperworks' credit rating from B to B- and warned of further cuts and bond defaults due to "sluggish... Read more