The logic of Facebook's multibillion-dollar shopping spree
Yet again, Facebook has spent a gaudy sum of money to buy a hot startup. This time, it's virtual reality pioneer Oculus VR, at a purchase price of $2 billion. And don't be surprised if Mark Zuckerberg continues on his buying spree.
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Claire Houser, the 25-year-old owner of Claire Terese Photography in Ebensburg, said early on, the picture came into focus.
Jobs numbers show over the year decline
The Johnstown metropolitan statistical area ended 2013 with the labor market recovery far from complete, as final numbers show an average decline of 1,000 jobs here last year.
Realtors adapt to changing senior market
If there’s one steadfast rule to helping those ages 50 and up find their next home in the region, it’s that many at or near retirement age aren’t looking for the same options that might have been coveted decades ago, said Sue Lease, co-owner of RE/Max Power Associates, 1748 Lyter Drive.
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Five things you should know about the Netflix-Comcast deal
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