Nutrisystem is sold for $1.4 billion to Tivity of Nashville

NutriSystem, the 45-year-old Fort Washington-based company, is being sold at $47 per share, a 30 percent premium to its trading price last week, the companies said.

Probe of generic ‘cartel’ grows to 300 drugs

What started as an antitrust lawsuit brought by states over just two drugs in 2016 has exploded into an investigation of alleged price-fixing involving at least 16 companies and 300 drugs.

Probe of generic ‘cartel’ grows to 300 drugs

What started as an antitrust lawsuit brought by states over just two drugs in 2016 has exploded into an investigation of alleged price-fixing involving at least 16 companies and 300 drugs.

How the demise of Toys R Us is impacting holiday sales

Experts say if you're trying to snag hot toys at the last minute this year, you'll probably head home empty-handed.

How the demise of Toys R Us is impacting holiday sales

Experts say if you're trying to snag hot toys at the last minute this year, you'll probably head home empty-handed.

Comcast Spectacor hires Valerie Camillo, a Washington Nationals exec, to head business operations for Wells Fargo Center, Flyers

Comcast Spectacor hired Valerie Camillo to head business operations for Wells Fargo and the Flyers. It says she is one of the very few top women executives at an NHL franchise.

Comcast Spectacor hires Valerie Camillo, a Washington Nationals exec, to head business operations for Wells Fargo Center, Flyers

Comcast Spectacor hired Valerie Camillo to head business operations for Wells Fargo and the Flyers. It says she is one of the very few top women executives at an NHL franchise.
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Google reveals new security bug affecting more than 52 million users

Google revealed Monday that its soon-to-be-shuttered social network suffered from another security lapse.

In Comcast’s hometown, the chasm between internet haves and have-nots looks intractable, new census data shows

Poor people in Comcast Corp.'s headquarters city have limited access to the internet, Census data shows.

Queen of Cannabis: Pa.’s biggest weed dealer is a brash and bold entrepreneur who is also an enthusiastic patient

Chris Visco taught serial killers how to make lamps, ran several political campaigns, and was a protegee of department store king, Al Boscov. Now she's a diva of dope.

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Rotting from within: When dream homes become nightmares

The housing boom of the 2000s led to fast construction. But with lower-quality materials, faulty work, and lax oversight, hundreds of area families face damage "of epidemic proportions." Many others might not know of the problem.

Franklin Institute award winners include two Nobel laureates

The eight winners are to be announced Monday and presented at a ceremony in April.

Philly to come out $42 million behind in sale of jilted police HQ property

The city is under contract to sell the West Philadelphia property for $10 million after paying more than $52 million to buy it and begin renovating it for use by the Police Department, according to a published report.

Israeli inventor of car cameras says self-driving vehicles are future of artificial intelligence

The inventor who standardized cameras in cars talks about a future when we don't need streetlights.

The New York Times detailed how apps spy on you. Here’s how to opt out.

“At least 75 companies receive anonymous, precise location data from apps whose users enable location services to get local news and weather or other information," according to the New York Times article.

What will a Pa. Supreme Court decision mean for regulating sites like Airbnb?

Attorneys are hoping the state's panel of seven justices will give local governments across the state more feedback on how to better regulate short-term rentals.

Vanguard is no friend to shareholders seeking more details on firms' political spending

Mutual fund behemoth Vanguard consistently voted against shareholder resolutions for political spending disclosure in 2018.

GM fights to retain key tax credit amid plant closing plans

General Motors is fighting to retain a valuable tax credit for electric vehicles as the nation's largest automaker tries to deal with the political fallout triggered by its plans to shutter several U.S. factories and shed thousands of workers

Send non-compete agreements back to Middle Ages | Opinion

Noncompete agreements, once restricted to tech workers and high-level executives, have become commonplace among ordinary workers, including security guards, home health aides or hair stylists. If history is any guide, the spread of these contracts could have far-reaching negative implications.

High earners complicate Powell’s job | Opinion

The upper and middle class have a more negative view on the economy than the lower class.

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