CES 2019: Google brings a Disney-like ride to tech show
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The CES 2019 gadget show opened its doors Tuesday, with tech companies from giants to tiny startups showing off their latest products and services.
New service aims to follow users across multiple devices
NEW YORK (AP) — Some 60 companies including such leading brands as Subway, Sprint and the NFL are joining forces to help each other follow you around online.
‘Shark Tank’-like program at Thomas Jefferson HS builds entrepreneurial skills
In Barrington, Ill., Julie Thornton heard from neighbors and friends about the great things high school students were doing in their entrepreneurship class.
They started businesses and participated in a "Shark Tank"-like forum, where community members stepped up and offered financial backing.
There was a buzz in the neighborhood, and it became a community affair.
"I was blown away by the kids," said Thornton, of Jefferson Hills. "It was a way to really see kids succeed and shine."
Lawmakers unveil Connecticut Made label to showcase goods
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut-made products from craft beer to circuit boards will soon sport a logo touting their origin.
State lawmakers on Wednesday unveiled the new "Connecticut Made" mark and encouraged businesses and industry leaders to use the red, white and blue logo as a promotional tool.
The University announced today Matherne's Market will be the retail anchor tenant in the Nicholson Gateway Development Project, set to be finished this fall.
The development is currently under construction between West Chimes Street and Skip Bertman Drive. The market will occupy 17,063 square feet of the roughly 50,000-square-foot retail component of Nicholson Gateway.
SHELTON — Charging an electric car or controlling a ceiling fan just got a lot easier, thanks to a pair of Connecticut-based companies.
Shelton-based Hubbell Inc. and its subsidiary iDevices are showcasing their electric vehicle charger and ceiling fan switch at this year’s International Builders Show in Orlando, Fla. The three-day event started Tuesday and draws more than 1,000 manufacturers from around the world to display the latest products and services.
COZAD — An area bank is changing its name.
On Tuesday, First Bank and Trust Company of Cozad announced that it would be changing its name to Waypoint Bank. Waypoint Bank has branches in Cozad, Cambridge, Clay Center, Eustis and Imperial, as well as a location in Colorado Springs, Colorado — where it is Mountain View Bank — and a loan production office in Loveland, Colorado.
First Financial Services is also changing its name to Waypoint Financial, the bank said in a press release.
One of the financing options for small businesses is seeking funds from angel investors. Most questions 7SCORE mentors are asked about this funding source relates to how to make a presentation to the potential investor.
SCE&G has met a solar power milestone as this first South Carolina utility to meet customer-scale goal under South Carolina’s landmark solar legislation, according to a recent news release.
SCE&G customers are producing 43 megawatts of electricity from their own solar generating systems – that’s more than 1 percent of the five-year retail peak demand on SCE&G’s system, exceeding the goal set forth in the legislation, known as Act 236, in 2014, according to the release.
First National Santa Fe part of another merger
Strategic Growth Bancorp, the parent company of First National Santa Fe, has announced another merger, this time with Sunflower Financial.
The new holding company, FirstSun Capital Bancorp, will be the third largest Colorado-headquartered institution by total assets.
H-E-B is testing a series of innovations on Houston shoppers that will likely influence stores in its higher-end Central Market division and others in the chain.
BULLHEAD CITY — The 2017 Mohave Valley Contractor’s Association will host the fifth Home & Garden Expo, Friday and Saturday at Riverview Mall, 2350 Miracle Mile, in Bullhead City, in the space formerly occupied by Bealls Outlet (next to Stage and Big Lots on the south end of Riverview Mall).
Expo hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday.
Admission is free, and many drawing prizes will be offered by Expo vendors.
STAMFORD — Pitney Bowes did not deliver growing revenues and profits last year, but executives say the company is already sending out improved results for clients.
HP Enterprise cuts outlook, sees ‘significant headwinds’
PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Shares in Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. tumbled in after-market trading Thursday after the company said it is facing "significant headwinds" that will slow its profits this year.
The information technology products and services provider trimmed its profit outlook for its current fiscal year, citing the impact of foreign currency fluctuations, more expensive commodities and "some near-term execution issues."
Local shippers and shoppers have a new option to consider for cards, packages and related products and services, with the opening of Goin' Postal, a business at 141 Jefferson Davis Hwy., about a block from Sam's Club and just across from the former Dick Smith auto dealership.
STAMFORD — Cable provider Charter Communications tripled third-quarter profits and quadrupled revenues from the same period last year, gains that reflected the impact of its recent expansion.
The $189 million profit compared with a total of $54 million in the third quarter of 2015, according to the company’s latest earnings report released Thursday. Third-quarter revenues totaled about $10 billion, compared with $2.45 billion in the same period last year.
- Star-HeraldPlatte Valley Bank announces completed acquisition of Steamboat bank branchMay 22, 2019
- The Herald-DispatchOhio Southern seeks VISTA applicants for Small Business Incubator projectApril 25, 2019
- Houston ChronicleForecast for gadgets: sublime to sillyJanuary 12, 2019
- Columbus TelegramHow the rise of FemTech can help prevent cervical cancer and transform women's healthJanuary 8, 2019
- Star TribuneRV company Winnebago buying boat maker Chris-CraftJune 4, 2018