Lehigh Valley Business Featured News http://www.lvb.com Featured News News en-us Copyright 2016 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Wed, 25 May 2016 16:27:34 EST Wed, 25 May 2016 16:27:34 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160525/LVB01/160529914&source=RSS Solar Impulse 2 plane takes off toward Lehigh Valley HANOVER TWP. , Pa. - After a day-long delay, a solar powered plane will land at Lehigh Valley International Airport, Wednesday around 9 p. m. Wed, 25 May 2016 09:56:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160525/LVB01/160529914&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160525/LVB01/160529916&source=RSS Business Microsoft streamlines smartphone business with 1,850 layoffs Microsoft has announced the latest of a series of huge job cuts in its mobile phone division, this time laying off 1,850 staff at a cost of almost 1 billion as part of what it called &#8220streamlining&#8221 its smartphone ambitions. Wed, 25 May 2016 08:43:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160525/LVB01/160529916&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160525/LVB01/160529917&source=RSS Nation TSA looks at automated bins, real-time data to deal with lengthy lines McLEAN, Va. &#8211 Desperate to squelch sharp criticism for mismanaging airport checkpoints, the head of the Transportation Security Administration says the agency will post up-to-the-minute wait times by mid-June and will test an automated bin-moving system designed to get travelers through Wed, 25 May 2016 08:40:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160525/LVB01/160529917&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160525/LVB01/160529918&source=RSS World Afghan Taliban announce successor to Mullah Mansour The Afghan Taliban have announced a new leader to replace Mullah Akhtar Mansour who was killed in a US drone strike. Wed, 25 May 2016 08:37:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160525/LVB01/160529918&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160525/LVB01/160529919&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Dubai opens world's first 3-D-printed office building DUBAI Reuters - Dubai has opened what it said was the world's first functioning 3D-printed office building, part of a drive by the Gulf's main tourism and business hub to develop technology that cuts costs and saves time. Wed, 25 May 2016 08:34:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160525/LVB01/160529919&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160524/LVB01/160529928&source=RSS Pennsylvania lags in disciplining doctors over pain pills Patients came to Glenn Bryan Davis' Johnstown, Cambria County, office from as far away as Sherburne, N. Y. and Vicksburg, Miss. Tue, 24 May 2016 11:02:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160524/LVB01/160529928&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160524/LVB01/160529931&source=RSS Business Wireless subscribers used 10 trillion megabytes of data last year Wireless subscribers used almost 10 trillion megabytes of data last year, more than double what they consumed in 2014, as the insatiable appetite for checking Facebook updates, watching YouTube videos, and uploading Snapchat stories continued to fuel growth. Tue, 24 May 2016 08:57:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160524/LVB01/160529931&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160524/LVB01/160529932&source=RSS Nation TSA boots head of security amid furor over long lines The Transportation Security Administration's head of security has been ousted amid an uproar over long lines at airport security checkpoints and intense scrutiny over bonus payments. Tue, 24 May 2016 08:54:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160524/LVB01/160529932&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160524/LVB01/160529933&source=RSS World EgyptAir explosion claims disputed Egyptian officials have disputed a claim that the condition of human remains found at the crash site of an EgyptAir plane suggests an explosion. Tue, 24 May 2016 08:49:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160524/LVB01/160529933&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160524/LVB01/160529934&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Prisoner escapes, returns to jail to pick up friends FAIRBANKS, Alaska, May 23 UPI -- Alaska State Troopers said a man who escaped from a minimum-security facility returned three hours later with an SUV to pick up some of his fellow inmates. Tue, 24 May 2016 08:46:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160524/LVB01/160529934&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160523/LVB01/160529966&source=RSS Nation U.S. states on Zika's front line see big gaps in funding, expertise Reuters - In Mississippi, a small team of entomologists has begun the first survey of mosquito populations in decades. Experts do not believe the kind of mosquitoes most likely to carry the Zika virus are active in the state, but they cannot know for sure. Mon, 23 May 2016 08:55:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160523/LVB01/160529966&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160523/LVB01/160529967&source=RSS Business Tribune rejects Gannett offer but open to talks Tribune Publishing Co. on Monday rejected the latest unsolicited acquisition offer from Gannett Co. , owner of USA TODAY and more than 100 local news properties, but opened the door to discussions over a deal. Mon, 23 May 2016 08:51:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160523/LVB01/160529967&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160523/LVB01/160529968&source=RSS World Deadly blasts rock Assad strongholds in Syria A series of car and suicide bombings has hit two government strongholds on Syria's Mediterranean coast. Mon, 23 May 2016 08:47:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160523/LVB01/160529968&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160523/LVB01/160529969&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Hi-tech toothbrush allows users to stream video from inside their mouths SEATTLE, May 20 UPI -- A Seattle based company announced the launch of a hi-tech toothbrush that lets users stream video from inside their mouths. Mon, 23 May 2016 08:44:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160523/LVB01/160529969&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160520/LVB01/160529992&source=RSS TD Bank will cash out of coin-counting business CHERRY HILL TWP. &#8212 TD Bank announced Thursday its plans to permanently retire the Penny Arcade coin-counting devices after inaccuracies were brought to light in news reports. Fri, 20 May 2016 09:41:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160520/LVB01/160529992&source=RSS