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  • 10 canceled shows that deserve a second life online

    F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote that "there are no second acts in American lives." Well, increasingly, there are second acts for American TV shows. Used to be that if your favorite series was canceled, it was all over but the reruns. Now fans of canceled...
  • Philly firm markets healthy products made in West Africa

    PHILADELPHIA Kenneth Okugbeni, 32, of South Philadelphia, is founder of Lafiya Foods. The firm, which makes natural and organic foods and personal-care products, connects small farmers and co-ops in West Africa with American consumers. Lafiya donates 2...
  • What to do after 'The Hobbit'

    Peter Jackson's Middle-earth film saga has come to a close with "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies." Though this new trilogy hasn't exactly set the world (or my heart) on fire the same way the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy did, it's still sad to...
  • Light and heavy forecasts for this new year

    I offer my predictions for the new year. Some are serious, some are whimsical, most are heartfelt. They are not listed in order of importance. •With the help of U.S.-led coalition attacks on Islamic State, the Syrian regime of Bashar Assad will...
  • Industry disruption: Winners and losers in 2015

    Industry disruption: Winners and losers in 2015
    Think major industries have been disrupted a lot already? Just wait. A new report makes the case that 2015 promises to be the year that long-developing trends and already existing technologies finally upend conventional ways of doing business, posing...
  • Businesses plug into China's love of online shopping

    SHANGHAI When 24-year-old Elina Meng got engaged, she knew the type of ring she wanted. She just couldn't find it easily. She wanted an Asscher-cut diamond a square cut with cropped corners but there weren't many choices in her price range among Shanghai...
  • Mark Zuckerberg launches Facebook book club

    This year, Mark Zuckerberg is hoping you'll stop constantly checking Facebook, at least long enough to read a few books. The CEO and founder of the popular social media site is starting a book club, and he'd like you to join him. In a post on —...
  • What's cooking in 2015? Pickled eats, kitchen coaches, artisan foods

     What's cooking in 2015? Pickled eats, kitchen coaches, artisan foods
    Food forecasters and culinary prognosticators have spoken. Bored by too-sweet eats? Sour foods — pickled and fermented — are moving onto the plate to save our tastebuds in 2015, says J. Walter Thompson, the marketing communication folks....
  • Grocers, restaurants, food-makers foresee healthy issues in 2015

    Grocers, restaurants, food-makers foresee healthy issues in 2015
    The food industry saw several twists and turns in 2014. Higher costs led to price increases on everything from cheese slices to chocolate bars. Store openings, several in spaces that were closed Dominick's locations, and expanding delivery services gave...
  • Amazon workers in Germany strike as Christmas nears

    Amazon workers in Germany strike as Christmas nears
    Some staff at Amazon warehouses in Germany started a new three-day strike on Monday to press their demands for better pay and conditions as the online retailer races to ensure Christmas orders are delivered on time. Labor union Verdi said that it...
  • Dish unveils its slimmer, cheaper online TV service at CES

    Dish unveils its slimmer, cheaper online TV service at CES
    Hoping to attract more customers by offering less TV, Dish Network executives announced Monday that they will soon launch a slimmed-down -- OK, emaciated -- online TV service for $20 a month. Dubbed Sling TV, it marks the first time that a major company...