| Nov 5, 2014
| 7:28 PM
Longtime Democratic incumbent John Larson, declared victory in the First Congressional District race at about 10:20 p.m, saying: "I'm always happy to have won, but I'm happier to have served."
Larson, who will return to Congress for his ninth term, said...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 5:24 AM
In a surprising move, United Technologies Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Louis R. Chênevert has informed the company’s board of directors of his immediate retirement, the company announced Monday.
The board tapped Gregory J. Hayes, the...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 3:07 PM
In a surprising decision, United Technologies Corp. Chairman and Chief Executive Louis R. Chênevert has retired.
The abrupt move shocked many when it was announced early Monday, leaving investors and analysts wondering why Chênevert would choose to...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 7:11 AM
For two centuries, Hartford has been a center of commerce, industry and innovation. The city's businesspeople have led the way in everything from insurance to firearms, from bicycles to aircraft.
But many of Hartford's entrepreneurs never forgot the...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 2:39 PM
Third quarter profits jumped 12 percent at United Technologies Corp. on an adjusted basis as all five of the company's divisions reported higher sales, the company said Tuesday.
The Hartford parent company of Otis elevators and Pratt & Whitney aircraft...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 5:52 AM
EAST HARTFORD — It took a dozen years for VRSim to become an overnight success.
VRSim, a software company that creates virtual reality and desktop-based interactive training exercises, started out doing custom engineering simulations for defense...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
When Internet stock analysts at brokerage Morgan Stanley wrote their 2001 investment outlook in December 2000, they laid out glowing assessments of the future for Yahoo Inc. and rival America Online.
There would be "a few huge winners" in the long run...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 12:52 PM
GROTON — An official with the Joint Strike Fighter's program office said Monday that its investigation into a June engine fire that grounded the fleet has narrowed a long list of potential causes for the incident down to just four.
| Sep 25, 2014
| 1:06 PM
WASHINGTON — India is expected to choose Sikorsky Aircraft's S-70B Sea Hawk helicopters at a 16-aircraft tender worth over $1 billion, according to two sources familiar with the matter.
The decision could come during a high-profile visit to the...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 3:34 PM
A version of Pratt & Whitney's latest commercial engine took its maiden flight Thursday on a new Airbus plane in Toulouse, France.
The blue and white A320neo, a single-aisle aircraft, made its milestone first flight Thursday at noon local time, or 6 a.m....
| Aug 1, 2014
| 6:22 AM
CHESTER — The power of Boeing to insist on lower prices by its supply chain is so great that the Federal Reserve mentioned it as a factor in the Northeast's regional economy.
Even for suppliers who don't directly sell to the Boeing or Airbus...