Amazon.com Inc. and other retailers are on pace to sell more products online than ever this holiday season, aided by early promotions and investments in delivery systems that helped avoid the widespread shipping delays of last year.
Natural gas slumped below $3 per one million British thermal units in New York City for the first time since 2012, on speculation that record production will overwhelm demand for the heating fuel.
Google's decision to distribute The Interview on YouTube this week is far more than a defense of free speech. It is a calculated business move that aims to propel the video site from the go-to place for free videos of dancing cats and Korean pop stars to a source for Hollywood-grade films that viewers will pay to see, industry analysts said.
Wall Street's "Santa Claus" rally kept delivering gifts a day after Christmas. The Dow Jones industrial average, Standard & Poor's 500 index, and Russell 2000 index of small-company stocks closed at all-time highs Friday.
Independence Blue Cross on Friday disclosed a data breach affecting 12,500 of its more than 2.5 million members. Unlike most high-profile cases of personal data loss, such as the one at Target stores last year affecting 70 million people, the IBC case did not involve computers.
HARRISBURG - A judge gave approval Friday to the Corbett administration's bid to take over the troubled York City School District and place it in receivership, a decision - opposed by the district, its teachers' union, and the state school boards association - that was quickly appealed.
Don't toss that Christmas tree just yet. For city residents who don't mind keeping their trees until Jan. 5, the Philadelphia Streets Department has a recycling program to help prevent those Douglas firs and Virginia pines from ending up in a landfill.