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  • Executives' Club names Ana Dutra new president, CEO

    Executives' Club names Ana Dutra new president, CEO
    The Executives' Club of Chicago has appointed Ana Dutra as its new president and chief executive officer, the civic group announced Wednesday. She replaces former Democratic congresswoman Melissa Bean, who was recently named Midwest chair of JP Morgan...
  • Developer submits new plans for 30-story tower project

    Developer submits new plans for 30-story tower project
    Four luxury condo buildings would soar with their steel and glass spires, redefining the city's downtown skyline. The shortest building would be 23 stories. And the tallest, at 30 stories, would rise above every other building in the city. The...
  • Google renames its commercial services in play for more corporate business

    SAN FRANCISCO Google is introducing a new name for the software and services that it sells to businesses, as the well-known consumer Internet company makes its play for a bigger chunk of the lucrative commercial tech market. "This is one of the big...
  • Harold Meyerson: Workers secondary to investors

    Labor Day — that mocking reminder that this nation once honored workers — is upon us again, posing the nagging question of why the economy ceased to reward work. Was globalization the culprit? Technological change? Anyone seeking a more...
  • The Mindset List Never Fails To Blow My Mind

    Every year at about this time I end up writing about the Beloit College Mindset List. I don't know why I do this to myself. Do I really need an annual reminder of how quickly time is passing and passing me by? The Mindset List, which the Wisconsin...
  • Ford, IBM win dismissal of 12-year lawsuit over apartheid abuses

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Manhattan federal judge has dismissed a 12-year-old lawsuit accusing Ford Motor Co and IBM Corp of encouraging human rights abuses in apartheid-era South Africa, reluctantly concluding that the case does not belong in U.S. courts....
  • IBM launches Watson system for research, hopes for breakthroughs

    IBM launches Watson system for research, hopes for breakthroughs
    International Business Machines Corp on Wednesday launched a computer system that can quickly identify patterns in massive amounts of data, an ability that IBM said should hasten breakthroughs in science and medical research. The computer system, Watson...
  • Workforce intelligence is ZeroedIn Technologies' business

    Last year, ZeroedIn Technologies received $250,000 that will go toward its product development and software enhancements. The money was the result of the Anne Arundel Economic Development Corp.'s VOLT Fund, which uses casino revenue to help small and...
  • Why have U.S. companies become such skinflints?

    Here's a depressing statistic: Last year, U.S. companies spent a whopping $598 billion — not to develop new technologies, open new markets or to hire new workers but to buy up their own shares. By removing shares from circulation, companies made...
  • DataStax raises $106 million to take on Oracle, Microsoft

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - DataStax, which helps companies deal with the vast troves of data scattered around the Internet, said it had raised $106 million, further enabling it take on incumbents such as Oracle Corp and Microsoft Corp . DataStax uses a...
  • John Akers dies at 79; former head of IBM

    John Akers, chief executive officer at IBM for eight years during the company's struggles to adapt its dominance in mainframes to the personal-computer era, has died. He was 79. Akers died Friday in Boston, IBM said in a statement on its website. The...
  • At 92, one of the last typewriter repairmen loves his Selectrics

    BREMERTON The area's last typewriter repairman is 92 and he'll tell you all kinds of stories. Bob Montgomery has the time for stories because he's not that busy these days. Time passes slowly in his fifth-floor space at a downtown Bremerton office...