Wozniak says Manufacturing Tax Credit Will Create Jobs

HARRISBURG – A new $5 million manufacturing tax credit, contained in legislation that State Sen. John Wozniak is introducing, will help create jobs and bolster the economy, he said today. “Helping the manufacturing sector of our economy with tax credits will result in more jobs and commercial activity,” Wozniak said.  “We can use tax credits to […]

The Apple iTV is dead: Steve Jobs didn’t ‘crack it’

Apple isn’t making a television set, after all. One of the most anticipated Apple products for many years has been an all-in one Apple TV, which would have a super-high resolution screen and on-demand programming. But, like so many other rumored tech products that never see the light of day, the “iTV” turned out to […]

The ‘Steve Jobs’ trailer hints at movie worth the wait

The eagerly awaited first glimpse at the new “Steve Jobs” movie aired Sunday night during the ‘Mad Men’ finale — and it didn’t disappoint. The movie trailer has been a long time coming. The film, written by Aaron Sorkin and based on Walter Isaacson’s biography, has been troubled from the start. It changed studios, directors […]

Tim Cook: How Steve Jobs changed the world

In a powerful commencement address to George Washington University graduates, Apple CEO Tim Cook implored the class of 2015 to follow in the footsteps of Steve Jobs. Many view work as boring, hopeless drudgery — a view Cook said he shared in 1997 before he came to Apple. But Cook said Steve Jobs made him […]

Will.i.am tells kids: Dream of being Steve Jobs, not me

Will.i.am is on a mission to inspire inner city youth to embrace science and technology. The former front man for the Black Eyed Peas is hoping poor minority children will be inspired by his career makeover from musical artist to tech entrepreneur. Will.i.am was a founding shareholder in Beats Electronics, the maker of Beats by […]

Robots threaten these 8 jobs

Soon you could be competing with a robot for a job. Economists are sharply divided over the exact timing of the threat from robots and other forms of futuristic technology. Some see an imminent threat, others believe it won’t happen until later this century — if at all. Yet Amy Webb, a digital media futurist […]

The fight over middle-class jobs and free trade

Everyone says they’re fighting for American workers in the big trade debate underway in Washington. But that’s all they agree on. The Trans-Pacific Partnership proposes to set up a free trade zone around the Pacific Rim, tearing down trade barriers between 12 countries including the United States, Japan, Singapore, Vietnam, Canada and Mexico. Advocates include […]

Volvo factory to bring 4,000 jobs to South Carolina

Another foreign automaker plans to create American jobs by making cars in the United States. Volvo said Monday that it will build a new manufacturing plant in South Carolina. Located in Berkeley County, it is expected to create 2,000 new jobs over the next decade, and up to 4,000 jobs by 2030. Construction will begin […]

Dow surges 267 points after good jobs report

Stock markets around the world are in high-five mode. Investors are doing a happy dance after an uplifting report showed U.S. jobs grew in April and the United Kingdom’s election results gave Prime Minister David Cameron and his conservative party a clear victory. The Dow surged 267 points (nearly 1.5%) in afternoon trading Friday. That’s […]

Dow surges 250+ points after good jobs report

Stock markets around the world are in high-five mode. Investors are doing a happy dance after an uplifting report showed U.S. jobs grew in April and the United Kingdom’s election results gave Prime Minister David Cameron and his conservative party a clear victory. The Dow is surging over 250 points in midday trading Friday. That’s […]

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