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  • After decades of disappointment, Berlin's economy looks up

    BERLIN (Reuters) - It has taken a quarter of a century longer than hoped but Berlin is now glimpsing the prosperity that was supposed to land in its lap after the Wall came down in 1989 and it was restored as the jubilant capital of Germany. Twenty...
  • Amazon seeks FAA permission to test drones outdoors near Seattle

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc is seeking permission from U.S. regulators to test its delivery drones near Seattle, as part of a rapid expansion of a program that has sparked widespread debate over the safety and privacy implications of drone...
  • IBM to bet $3 bln over 5 years hoping for breakthrough in chips

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - IBM announced on Wednesday it will invest $3 billion over the next five years in chip research and development in hopes of finding a game-changing breakthrough that can help revive its slumping hardware unit. IBM announced the plan...
  • Iran says offers ways to ease impasse over underground nuclear plant

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran said on Wednesday it had offered ways to address foreign concerns over its underground Fordow uranium enrichment plant, hinting at flexibility on a serious obstacle to a nuclear deal with big powers as a self-imposed July 20...
  • Gov. McAuliffe: Let's juice Virginia biotech

    Gov. McAuliffe: Let's juice Virginia biotech
    RICHMOND – Gov. Terry McAuliffe wants 10 suggestions from state's biotechnology sector to help Virginia improve its climate for the growing industry. McAuliffe said Wednesday that he's asked for the recommendations by Sept. 1, and that the push...
  • Japanese automakers boost investment in U.S. by $5 billion in 2013

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Japanese carmakers boosted investment in their U.S. plants by more than $5 billion in 2013, the biggest increase on record, new figures from the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association showed on Monday. Total manufacturing...
  • Economic developers to PA House: Don't cut job creating tax credits

    Over the years, the Lehigh Valley has relied partly on state tax credits to help entice new businesses and to convince employers to expand existing local facilities. Now those credits have become a bargaining chip in the effort to plug a $1.5 billion...
  • Allergan employees, Irvine officials worried over Valeant offer

    Allergan employees, Irvine officials worried over Valeant offer
    Wall Street sharks are not the only ones keeping a close watch on the contentious battle for control of Allergan Inc., the Irvine company that makes Botox. So are thousands of the company's scientists and researchers, many of whose jobs may be at risk....
  • Irish finance minister says new EU calculation could add over 1 percent to GDP

    DUBLIN (Reuters) - New EU rules on calculating economic output could boost Ireland's gross domestic product by over 1 percent and mean a little less austerity next year, Finance Minister Michael Noonan said on Wednesday. The technical adjustment, due to...
  • In Fort Lauderdale, art on the margins

    In Fort Lauderdale, art on the margins
    When she unveils her project later this summer at the NSU Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, Antonia Wright will have given voices to the homeless. She means that literally: Over the next two months, the Miami performance artist will have visited Broward...
  • Allergan co-founder speaks out against Valeant takeover

    The board and chief executive of Irvine takeover target Allergan Inc. heard a voice from the past Tuesday at the company's annual meeting of shareholders. Gavin S. Herbert, Allergan's co-founder and former chairman, urged the company's directors to...