Messaging App Could Hold Future of Advertising
Keywords: This month, Kik, a popular chat app among teens in the U.S., launched a feature that could be the future of advertising: people conversing directly with brands via bots.
There's No Flying in Drone School
With a coming boom expected in the unmanned-aircraft industry, universities and colleges are scrambling to train pilots. But thanks to government rules, they can't actually get the devices off the ground.
An $800 Sneaker Plays Hard to Get
The sudden appeal of Buscemi sneakers, a year-old shoe that costs $800 a pair, marks a new chapter in conspicuous consumption, fueled by social media, celebrities and purposefully tight supplies.
Oil Prospectors Shift Back to Wealthy Lands
After decades focusing on less-developed nations, big oil companies are piling back into wealthy countries with political stability that provides more-predictable cash flow.
Russia Told to Pay Yukos Shareholders $50 Billion
An international court ruled that Russia owes shareholders of the now-defunct oil giant more than $50 billion for what it described as the Kremlin's "devious and calculated expropriation" of assets.
U.S. to Push Some Iran Shipments
In recent weeks, U.S. officials have been reaching out to a handful of European companies and asking them to expedite the sale of medical goods to Iran, a market they were struggling to gain access to just a few months ago.
Dollar Stores to Merge in $8.5 Billion Deal
Dollar Tree said it would buy rival Family Dollar for about $8.5 billion amid an intensifying battle, which includes Wal-Mart, for America's budget-conscious consumers.
Zillow to Buy Rival Trulia
Zillow has reached a deal to buy rival Trulia, an expected agreement that brings together two of the biggest names in the fast-growing market for online real-estate information.
China Investigates Microsoft
Microsoft said it is under investigation in China, in the latest challenge in what has proved to be a difficult market for the software giant.
BMW to Expand Fast Charging
BMW is launching two new ways for owners of its electric cars to recharge their batteries in bid for broader acceptance.
Monday July 28th
Tuesday July 29th
Wednesday July 30th
The 30th Annual Blair County National Night Out
Tuesday August 5th
The Antique Depot, Duncansville
Thursday July 31st
Adam Conrad - Real...
Dell Computer Monitor
25" flat screen, new/factory refurbished,
works well - $50
Nissan Factory Alloy Wheels
set of 4, 16", like new, taken off new vehicle for mod,
fits Exterra and Pathfinder, model years 2005 and up
- $350 OBO
Monday July 21st
James B. Huntington, PH.D
Choosing a Lasting Career
The Job-by-Job Outlook for Work's New Age
Work's New Age Blog
Tuesday July 22nd
Wednesday July 23rd
"Weird Al" Yankovic
on his new...