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When you think of tech startups, you probably think Northern California. Companies there receive the largest share of funding from venture capitalists, but there are several other notable pockets around the country.
If 2.0 University Place builders get $46M/$469sf asking price...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Voters may not know it, but the millions of dollars paying for ads on ballot measures they will consider next month come from large companies and national advocacy groups.
The Strawbridge & Clothier Building at 8th and Market Streets is once again home to a department store. Century 21 opened its doors Thursday for a soft launch for members of its C21Status club. Not a member? You can sign up at the door.
The Street: At a time when the job market is tight and some law schools are cutting back on enrollment , Philadelphia area law schools are under-cutting their counterparts in other metropolitan areas.
GOBankingRates: If you’re worried about your money management skills, these tips might help you figure out what you’re doing wrong and how to fix it.
See a problem in your daily life. Say to yourself, "Wow, the smartphone in my pocket could help solve that." Become an inventor and entrepreneur.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of people applying for U.S. unemployment benefits rose last week after falling to a 14-year low the previous week. Despite the increase, weekly applications remain at historically low levels that suggest hiring is gaining steam.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Trump Entertainment Resorts is dropping its threat to close Atlantic City's Taj Mahal casino on Nov. 13.
New Jersey utilities prudently spent $1.25 billion in storm-restoration costs over the past few years, money that in some cases is already being recovered...
One-third of consumers who worked with an advisor on a financial plan said they did not receive the financial planning services they were seeking. The Financial Planning Coalition said that “there currently is no uniform regulation that imposes rigorous competency and ethics standards on those offering financial planning advice to consumers.”
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Union Pacific Corp. delivered a 19 percent increase in its third-quarter profit as the railroad hauled 7 percent more freight and increased rates.
NEW YORK (AP) - Brazilian companies Cutrale and Safra are again raising their bid for banana producer Chiquita, to $681 million.
DALLAS (AP) - The Dallas hospital where a man diagnosed with Ebola died and two nurses were infected with the virus has seen patients flee the hospital, with a more than 50 percent decline in visits to its emergency room since the crisis began.
DALLAS (AP) - Summer vacations were good for American Airlines.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) - European Union leaders meeting in Brussels to stamp their new, ambitious greenhouse gas emissions plan should prepare for unyielding opposition from coal-reliant Poland and other East European countries who say their developing economies and electricity bills would suffer too much from the new target.
CHICAGO (AP) - United Airlines appears to be hitting its stride after struggling to make a 2010 merger pay off.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL) on Thursday reported third-quarter earnings of $942 million.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) - Caterpillar's belt-tightening paid off in the third quarter as the manufacturer easily beat Wall Street expectations and raised its outlook for the year.
The gulf was not immediately apparent as Alex Klein spoke Wednesday. The 24-year-old tech entrepreneur was low-key as he chatted up juniors and seniors at Kensington Creative and Performing Arts High School - casual in a checkered shirt, Nikes with a pink swoosh, and holding a small cup of Dunkin' Donuts coffee.

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