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Monday, January 13, 2020

Legislator proposes live streaming, archiving of General Assembly session

Delaware State Rep. Mike Smith, R-Pike Creek, is introducing legislation that calls for audio and video of all General Assembly proceedings  to be streamed live online. His bill  will also call for all the content...

Innovation Space adds cash component to early stage fund

The Delaware Innovation Space has added cash  its early stage fund. The First Fund provides early stage science startups with critical seed and pre-seed funding and access to Delaware Innovation Space’s business building expertise, community...

Incyte reports disappointing results in late stage drug trial

Incyte Corporation announced disappointing results for a late-stage study of a promising drug. The Phase 3 study that evaluated itacitinib in combination with corticosteroids in patients with treatment-naïve acute graft-versus-host disease did not meet endpoints....

Philly Fed index forecasts shrinking Delaware economy in 2nd quarter

Delaware is one of nine states that could see its economy shrink in the second quarter, according to a report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. The information came from the  Philadelphia  Fed’s leading...

Tidewater’s Lewes wastewater treatment plant problems surface again

Problems continued at the Lewes wastewater treatment plant this week. Although the plant is currently back online and has resumed normal treatment of effluent, officials asked the public to continue practicing water conservation while corrective...

Financial technology curriculum, workshops for middle school girls announced

TechGirlz and First State Fintech Lab announced a new partnership to build a fintech-focused curriculum and series of workshops for middle school girls.   The program is seen as a way to help fill the growing...

Autonomous vehicles and a post that went poof

Hello everyone, One of the more interesting stories from last year ended up lost in the holiday rush. The DART transit system posted photos on its Facebook page of the autonomous vehicles that were delivered to...

Public Service Commission rules in favor of Millsboro businessman in solar charge dispute with...

Delmarva Power is studying a Public Service Commission ruling involving rates charged to a  Millsboro  business using solar power. The Associated Press  reported the December decision came in the case of  Richard Spinks, who owns...

Class-action suit filed after Wawa reports malware capable of capturing credit, debt card numbers

A class-action lawsuit has been filed in U.S. District Court in Philadelphia after Wawa Inc. reported a data breach at its stores. Wawa reported that the company found malware on its computer system that was...

Delaware on Tap mobile app adds four new breweries

Four new craft breweries have been added to the  Delaware  on Tap mobile app. The additions bring the number of craft breweries, wineries, cideries and meaderies included on Delaware on Tap to 36. Also added are...