Mozilla Bets On Software To Sell Its Chromecast Competitor

BY MIKAH SARGENT, Newsy Google’s Chromecast streaming media device is about to have some competition, thanks to Mozilla’s upcoming entry into the streaming stick market. “The first HDMI streaming stick powered by Mozilla’s Firefox OS. Use your phone,...
Posted On 01 Oct 2014

Average Gas Prices Remain at $3.41 in PA

PENNSYLVANIA – Average retail gasoline prices in Pennsylvania have not moved in the past week, averaging $3.41 per gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 5,269 gas outlets in Pennsylvania. This compares with the national average that has increased...
Posted On 29 Sep 2014

Coca-Cola Sales Grow Thanks To #ShareACoke Campaign

BY MIKAH SARGENT, Newsy We’ve got a billion-dollar question for you: in a nation turning toward healthy dieting habits, how do you get more people to buy sugary soda? It turns out someone’s already answered that question — you just put people’s names on the...
Posted On 28 Sep 2014

Google Tightens Requirements For Android Manufacturers

BY Evan Thomas, Newsy Google has new requirements for phone manufacturers who want to use Google services as part of its Android operating system on their phones. This from an exclusive report in The Information, which says it’s seen contract information that increases the...
Posted On 27 Sep 2014

The Wall Street Journal: U.S. GDP Revised Higher

The U.S. economy looks up as data released shows the second quarter GDP grew. WSJ’s Joshua Mitchell reports on Lunch Break with Tanya Rivero.    
Posted On 27 Sep 2014

Sheetz Closing Store in Hagerstown, MD

ALTOONA – Sheetz announced today it will close the store located at 700 Potomac Ave. in Hagerstown, Md., on Sept. 30. Store associates from this location will be retained and relocated to one of the other eight existing stores in the Hagerstown area. “While the...
Posted On 25 Sep 2014

Marcellus Drilling Boom May Have Led to Too Many Hotel Rooms, Researchers Say

UNIVERSITY PARK – Drilling in Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale region led to a rapid increase in both the number of hotels and hotel industry jobs, but Penn State researchers report that the faltering occupancy rate may signal that there are now too many hotel rooms....
Posted On 21 Sep 2014

Ebola virus’ economic impact hits Sierra Leone citizens

<img src=" (IRIN) – As the World Bank predicts billions of dollars could be drained from Ebola-affected countries by the end of next year, IRIN spoke to Freetown residents to gauge how the crisis was affecting their lives. All sectors...
Posted On 18 Sep 2014
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Android One smartphones to hit 2-million mark of shipments by the end of the year

Cesar Ian S. Fuentes – Fourth Estate Cooperative Tech Contributor New Delhi, India (4E) – Earlier this week, the Android One has been officially launched by Google in India to cater the need of the local market in making the right hardware for the company’s...
Posted On 18 Sep 2014
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Switzerland exports down 3.4 percent in August

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Zurich, Switzerland (4E) – Exports in Switzerland fell in August due to weaker demand in Europe for its products including watches, precision instruments as well as pharmaceuticals and chemicals. Based on real...
Posted On 18 Sep 2014
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