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  • Third-Quarter Profits Increase At United Technologies

    Third-Quarter Profits Increase At United Technologies
    Profits jumped 12 percent at United Technologies Corp. on an adjusted basis in the third quarter as all five of the company's divisions reported higher sales, the Hartford company said Tuesday. The parent of Otis elevators and Pratt & Whitney aircraft...
  • Food delivery startups part of tech showcase Thursday

    Food delivery startups part of tech showcase Thursday
    Boca Raton-based startups Fresh Meal Plan and FoodOozle will talk about their meal delivery start-up businesses. South Florida's meal delivery startups, including two from Boca Raton, will talk about their businesses during a panel at Enterprise...
  • Under Armour picks Finnish company's idea for digital fitness product

    Under Armour picks Finnish company's idea for digital fitness product
    Under Armour has never had a problem looking outside its walls for help designing new products. This year, the brand looked as far away as Finland and Israel in its quest to build a defining training product. The sports apparel maker picked Omegawave,...
  • Weary French bosses square up as Hollande takes on '50th worker' reform

    PARIS (Reuters) - Of all the decisions that Dominique Goubault says have helped to keep his 117-year-old family business alive, one in particular raises eyebrows: limiting his staff numbers to 49 or fewer. The CEO is among many bosses in France who won't...
  • Beverly Williams choice in Lauderdale Lakes

    Beverly Williams choice in Lauderdale Lakes
    Four candidates hope to win the Lauderdale Lakes City Commission seat being vacated by Levoyd Williams, who must leave because of term limits. Each is passionate about the city. Each has deep roots in the community. But the Sun Sentinel Editorial...
  • IBM earnings miss forecast; firm to pay $1.5 billion to shed chip unit

    IBM earnings miss forecast; firm to pay $1.5 billion to shed chip unit
    IBM Corp. disappointed investors Monday, reporting weak revenue growth again and a big charge to shed its costly chip-making division as the tech giant tries to steer its business toward cloud computing and social-mobile services. Is it too late for...
  • Malloy, Foley Debate New Jobs Report

    Malloy, Foley Debate New Jobs Report
    NORTH BRANFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy visited a lighting factory Monday to celebrate Connecticut's biggest monthly job gain in two decades. But less than 2 minutes into his press conference highlighting a report showing businesses added 10,100...
  • Poquoson Planning Commission considers electronic signs for public schools and government

    Poquoson's Planning Commission is considering amending its sign ordinance to allow electronic message signs to be used by the City of Poquoson and Poquoson City Public Schools. Subdivisions, neighborhoods or communities would not be allowed to have...
  • Middletown Man Charged With Avoiding Taxes On Tobacco Sales

    Middletown Man Charged With Avoiding Taxes On Tobacco Sales
    A tobacco wholesaler with businesses in Berlin, Hamden, Danbury, Massachusetts and a large distribution warehouse in Pennsylvania faces federal charges that he cheated Connecticut and Massachusetts of an estimated $43 million in tobacco tax revenue....
  • IBM struggles to reinvent itself in an age of cloud

    IBM struggles to reinvent itself in an age of cloud
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When IBM Corp CEO Ginni Rometty was asked recently for her tips on how to transform companies, she spoke of "relentless reinvention" and not protecting the past. Applying those precepts to IBM is proving particularly tricky as many...
  • Uber, Lyft may have to raise prices to operate in Orlando

    Uber, Lyft may have to raise prices to operate in Orlando
    Uber, Lyft and other high-tech "ride-sharing" companies are closer to gaining the legal right to operate in Orlando — but only if they agree to be more expensive than the traditional taxi companies they're competing against. Uber and Lyft have...