Originally published on Thu September 12, 2013 4:45 pm
After much speculation, Twitter announced its intention to be traded as a public company, on Thursday.
Naturally, the 200-million-user microblogging service made the announcement through a tweet:
While pondering an announcement, USA Today reported that this initial public offering would be watched very carefully by other tech companies looking to take the plunge. The paper added:
Originally published on Thu September 12, 2013 4:48 pm
Originally published on Thu September 12, 2013 6:36 pm
A fire that started in an ice cream shop is spreading elsewhere along New Jersey's famous boardwalk in Seaside Park.
News video shows the boardwalk — located in an area that had just been rebuilt after it was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy nearly a year ago — clouded by thick smoke.
Seaside Heights Police Chief Thomas Boyd tells The Star-Ledger the fire spread to adjacent structures around 2:30 p.m.
Originally published on Fri September 13, 2013 5:29 pm
Public health officials in Florida are once again scrambling to contain an outbreak of dengue fever, a disease spread by mosquitoes.
Until 2009, when it surfaced in Key West, the tropical disease hadn't been seen in Florida in more than 70 years.
Now there are concerns dengue may establish a foothold in the state.
Originally published on Fri September 13, 2013 7:12 am
All across Connecticut, you can see billboards and TV ads, hear radio spots and get pamphlets about how to get insurance under the new health care law starting Oct. 1.
But the state is also using less traditional, and more expensive, ways to get the word out.