Pennsylvania

Jill Stein’s Fund For Election Recount Nears $7 Million

Jill Stein has already raised $6.3 million for her call for an election recount, close to the target of $7 million. The fund will be used to cover for the expenses in the recount for votes in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania.

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Medical Marijuana Passes Pennsylvania Bill, Ohio Might Be Next

Medical marijuana will be legalized after Gov. Wolf signs the bill on Sunday after the 149-46 vote in favor of marijuana legalization. However, it will take about two years before sufferers of acute ailment can get advantage of the benefits because of the several processes including regulatory and growing process.

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Ineos Started Shipping US Shale Gas to Europe

Shale gas from U.S. has begun shipment to Europe. The world-largest LNG carrier Ineos Intrepid has bound for Norway carrying 27,500 m3 of liquified ethane gas.

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Pittsburgh is Emerging as a Food and Lifestyle Destination, Drawing Youths to Pursue Personal Projects in The City

Pittsburgh’s culinary sector is growing fast as the city host more and more projects in the past few years. Cheap rent is believed to have drawn a lot of people, especially youth, to pursue their project in the city.

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Icahn offers $20 million to keep Atlantic City Trump casino open

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn offered $20 million in financing on Thursday to keep the Trump Taj Mahal from becoming the fifth casino to close this year in New Jersey's troubled Atlantic City, was once the only major destination for gamblers on the U.S. East Coast.

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Thousands raised to buy car for Pennsylvania sniper's lookalike

Jim Tully's hours-long walks to and from work in the Pocono Mountains, where he has been repeatedly stopped by police in a case of mistaken identity in the manhunt for a Pennsylvania cop killer, may be coming to an end.

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Hacker Weev free from prison, talks about establishing a new hedge fund TRO LLC

Hacker Andrew Auernheimer a.k.a Weev has been freed from prison and talked about establishing a new hedge fund called TRO LLC, reported TechCrunch.

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York Professional Baseball adds sports radio station WOYK

Pennsylvania-based York Professional Baseball Club LLC added sports radio station WOYK AM 1350 from WOYK Inc for an undisclosed amount in a deal that will turn the latter in to an affiliate of the Hershey Bears Radio Network.

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Posh Stow and Go launches crowdfunding campaign to build luxury membership bathrooms in New York

New York, US-based startup Posh Stow and Go launched a crowdfunding campaign via Indiegogo for its luxury membership bathroom facilities in Times Square which will open this June.

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US wireless location firm TruePosition buys Skyhook Wireless

Berwyn, Pennsylvania-based wireless location solutions provider TruePosition Inc bought Boston, Massachusetts-based hybrid wireless positioning technology provider Skyhook for an undisclosed amount to boost its product portfolio.

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US language learning app Duolingo secures $20M in funding to penetrate Asian market

Pennsylvania, US-based language learning app Duolingo secured $20 million in a recent funding round led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers to conquer the Asian market and compete with other English-teaching services.

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US age verification startup AgeCheq picks up $1M in Series A round

Pennsylvania, US-based age verification startup AgeCheq picked up $1 million in a Series A funding round to ramp up its effort in helping app and game developers comply with federal requirements and standards.

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Hackers accessed Target via heating/AC subcontractor

Hackers responsible for the data breach on Target stores over the holiday season gained access using log-on credentials for heating, refrigeration, and air conditioning, according to a post on Krebs on Security written by former Washington Post reporter Brian Krebs.

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Ben Franklin invests $2M in 11 early-stage firms in Southeastern Pennsylvania

Independent non-profit economic development organization Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania (BFTP/SEP) invested $2 million in 11 early-stage companies from the technology and life science sectors.

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Royal Dutch Shell renews option to buy Pennsylvania land for proposed $2 billion ethylene plant

Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell on Thursday announced that it has renewed an option to buy land in Monaca,Pennsylvania owned by metal-processing company Horsehead Holding Corp. Shell has a $2 billion ethylene plant building proposal for the said site.

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