Business

FILE - In this April 12, 2016, file photo, new features of Messenger are displayed during the keynote address at the F8 Facebook Developer Conference in San Francisco.
Eric Risberg/AP Photo, File
March 12, 2019 - 8:17 pm
(AP) — Facebook, already the leader in enabling you to share photos, videos and links, now wants to be a force in messaging, commerce, payments and just about everything else you do online. The company's ambitions harken to how WeChat has become the centerpiece of digital lifein China, where people...
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Ground crew chat near a Boeing 737 MAX 8 plane operated by Shanghai Airlines parked on tarmac at Hongqiao airport in Shanghai, China, Tuesday, March 12, 2019.
AP Photo
March 12, 2019 - 8:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is facing mounting criticism for backing the airworthiness of Boeing's 737 Max jets as the number of countries that have grounded the aircraft grows in the wake of the Ethiopian Airlines crash over the weekend. The rest of the world...
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Piggyback Treats
Courtesy of Piggyback Treats Company
March 12, 2019 - 2:10 pm
By Rasa Kaye PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In her former career as a pastry chef, Jennifer Kirby was troubled by the food she saw wasted in the food industry. She was also increasingly troubled by how much time her dog was spending alone while she was out cooking for others. It was time to find...
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FILE - In this June 14, 2018, file photo, Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks at a news conference in Chicago.
Kiichiro Sato/AP Photo, File
March 11, 2019 - 10:26 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk should not be found in contempt of court because he has complied with the terms of a securities fraud settlement, his attorneys wrote in documents filed Monday night with the U.S. District Court in Manhattan. Musk's lawyers wrote that a Feb. 19 tweet merely...
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Business women
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Kim Glovas
March 11, 2019 - 2:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new study from the World Bank, out in time for Women's History Month, looked at gender equity in 131 countries. The results deliver some disturbing news for the United States: American women lag behind their counterparts in other economically advanced nations. The...
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In this July 6, 2018, file photo prospective customers confer with sales associates as a Model 3 sits on display in a Tesla showroom in the Cherry Creek Mall in Denver.
David Zalubowski/AP Photo, File
March 11, 2019 - 11:58 am
By Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) — Tesla is walking back plans to close most of its showrooms worldwide and announced price hikes for most of its electric vehicles. Tesla announced last month that it would shutter most of its stores to cut costs so it could sell its lower-priced Model 3...
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In this Dec. 15, 2018, photo released by Xinhua News Agency, invited guests take photos of the Boeing 737 Max 8 airplane deliver to Air China during a ceremony at Boeing Zhoushan 737 Completion and Delivery Center in Zhoushan, China.
Xu Yu/Xinhua via AP
March 11, 2019 - 6:45 am
UPDATED: 8:12 a.m. By Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Aviation authorities in China, Indonesia and Ethiopia ordered airlines to ground their Boeing 737 Max 8 planes Monday after one crashed in Ethiopia, killing all 157 people on board. The crash of the Ethiopian Airlines jet...
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Elaine Thompson/AP Photo, File
March 08, 2019 - 4:05 pm
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Many of Amazon's Seattle-area employees would be exempt from new labor protections passed by the state Senate after lobbyists for the tech giant pushed to lower the salary threshold for the rules. The protections would partially prohibit non-compete clauses — controversial...
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The company that makes the popular flavored sparkling water LaCroix reported a drop in sales and profit in its latest quarter. And the CEO is quite angry about it, saying that "much of this was the result of injustice!"
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March 08, 2019 - 2:41 pm
By Paul R. La Monica, CNN Business (CNN) -- The company that makes the popular flavored sparkling water LaCroix reported a drop in sales and profit in its latest quarter. And the CEO is quite angry about it, saying that "much of this was the result of injustice!" National Beverage chairman and CEO...
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Angelina Branca, owner and chef of Saté Kampar
Neal Santos
Hadas Kuznits
March 08, 2019 - 6:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A lot has changed for women in the Philadelphia food industry. Business owners like Ange Branca of Saté Kampar say women have more opportunities than ever before. "When it comes to just starting your own businesses, getting a loan, whatever it is, it is not like it...
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