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Comcast
Comcast
April 25, 2018 - 11:02 am
LONDON (AP) — U.S. media giant Comcast offered Wednesday to buy British broadcaster Sky Plc for 22 billion pounds ($30 billion), topping a controversial bid from Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox. The move opened up the possibility of a bidding war for Sky, whose stock spiked 4.4 percent to 13.63...
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Internet Password
April 25, 2018 - 10:40 am
(AP) -- The number of online accounts compromised by hackers is now in the trillions — enough, perhaps, to make even technophobes think hard about the security of their passwords. Indeed, many are — especially older Americans, a new survey shows. Start with the now-familiar advice to avoid reusing...
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Juul Cigarette
(Courtesy of Juul Labs via AP)
April 25, 2018 - 9:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The maker of a much-debated e-cigarette popular with teenagers says it will spend $30 million in an effort to keep its products out of the hands of children. RELATED: Anti-tobacco group warns about latest smoking craze among teens The announcement from Juul (JOO'-uhl) Labs comes...
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Philadelphia International Airport hosted a job fair
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John McDevitt
April 24, 2018 - 1:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- There are hundreds of job openings at the Philadelphia International Airport. The Liacouras Center on the Temple University campus in North Philadelphia hosted a job fair to help fill those vacancies. Applicants were able to have their resumes reviewed and to receive...
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Center City Philadelphia
Pat Loeb
April 24, 2018 - 1:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- For the eighth year in a row, the Center City business district reported growth in jobs and development, making this the longest period of economic expansion in the city for the last 50 years. The district's annual report says more than a billion dollars of...
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Munoz made $9.6 million in 2017.
United Airlines
April 23, 2018 - 9:48 pm
By Julia Horowitz (CNN Money) -- United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz is skipping his annual bonus after a rough year. Munoz made $9.6 million in 2017, according to a corporate filing released Monday. He told employees in a letter that he chose not to receive his bonus to "send a message about the...
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Google's business is humming along despite mounting concerns over data privacy.
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April 23, 2018 - 9:30 pm
By Seth Fiegerman (CNN Money) — Google's business is humming along despite mounting concerns over data privacy. Alphabet, the parent company of Google, reported Monday that its profits hit $9.4 billion in the first three months of 2018, up from $5.4 billion a year earlier. The company's bottom line...
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Netflix CEO Reed Hastings' pay keeps climbing.
CNNMoney
April 23, 2018 - 4:40 pm
By Nathaniel Meyersohn (CNN Money) — Netflix CEO Reed Hastings' pay keeps climbing. Hastings, Netflix's co-founder, took home a total of $24.4 million last year, according to a company filing Monday. His pay rose 5 percent in 2017 from the year before. Most of Hastings' paycheck came from stock...
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The European Commission has launched an in-depth investigation into Apple's acquisition of music recognition app Shazam.
CNNMoney
April 23, 2018 - 4:31 pm
By Ivana Kottasová (CNN Money) — The European Commission has launched an in-depth investigation into Apple's acquisition of music recognition app Shazam, delaying one of the tech company's biggest deals by at least four months. "The Commission is concerned that the merger could reduce choice for...
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Toys R Us
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April 23, 2018 - 4:22 pm
By Chris Isidore NEW JERSEY (CNN Money) — The CEO who wants to save Toys "R" Us is not giving up. Isaac Larian, the billionaire toy executive behind Bratz dolls and Little Tikes toys, said he is still hopeful he can save 274 U.S.-based Toys "R" Us stores, even though his initial $675 million bid...
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