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Brittany Umar

Staff Reporter

Brittany joined TV in November 2006 after completing a degree in Journalism and Media Studies at Rutgers College. Previously, Brittany interned at the local ABC affiliate in New York City WABC-TV 7 where she helped research and produce On Your Side, a popular consumer advocacy segment.

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Dollar General Raises Bid for Family Dollar and Signals Hostility

By Brittany Umar

Dollar General raised its all-cash bid for Family Dollar Stores to $9.1 billion, or $80 a share, and signaled it may go hostile if the offer is rejected.

10:15AM 09/02/14

Tesla to Build Charging Points at 400 China Unicom Outlets

By Brittany Umar

Shares of electric car-maker Tesla and mobile carrier China Unicom climbed in Friday trading after the companies said they are partnering to build charging stations across China.

03:54PM 08/29/14

Low Fuel Inventories Causes Airport Restrictions Before Labor Day

By Brittany Umar

New York jet fuel differentials jumped this week amid low inventories and increased demand approaching the Labor Day weekend.

12:47PM 08/29/14

J.P. Morgan Cyber Attack May Have Continued for Months Undetected

By Brittany Umar

The cyber attack against J.P. Morgan that may have resulted in the theft of customer data reportedly went on for months undetected.

10:43AM 08/29/14

GlaxoSmithKline Ebola Vaccine Being Fast-Tracked for Human Trials

By Brittany Umar

Human trials of an Ebola vaccine from GlaxoSmithKline are being fast-tracked on growing concern over the outbreak of the disease in West Africa that has killed more than 1,400 people.

12:45PM 08/28/14

California's 'Kill Switch' Smartphones Law Won't Hurt Phone-Makers

By Brittany Umar

Governor Jerry Brown of California signed into law a measure requiring smartphones sold in the state to include a 'kill switch'.

12:44PM 08/28/14

J.P. Morgan Working With Law Enforcement After Reports of Hacking

By Brittany Umar

Upon reports that J.P. Morgan and at least four other banks have been victims of a cyber attack, the firm says it's working with law enforcement to determine its scope.

10:50AM 08/28/14

CBO Narrows Its Forecast for the Ten-Year Federal Budget Deficit

By Brittany Umar

The Congressional Budget Office has updated its ten-year federal budget deficit forecast, now predicting it will be smaller than previously estimated.

01:45PM 08/27/14

Apple Would Address New Market with 12.9-Inch iPad For Businesses

By Brittany Umar

Neil Hughes, managing editor at AppleInsider, weighs in on reports that Apple is planning a new iPad with a 12.9-inch screen, which would be its biggest iPad to date.

12:28PM 08/27/14

MassChallenge CEO Says Future is Bright for U.S. Entrepreneurship

By Brittany Umar

MassChallenge founder and chief executive John Harthorne weighs in on the trend in entrepreneurship in the U.S.

09:59AM 08/27/14

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