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  • READER SUBMITTED: Keith Rhodes Named Vice President And Chief Digital Communications Officer At Quinnipiac

    Keith Rhodes, of Fairfield, has been appointed vice president and chief digital communications officer at Quinnipiac University. In his new position, Rhodes will be responsible for planning, leading and directing all of Quinnipiac's digital strategies...
  • Ask the Mompreneur: How to turn an idea into a business

    This week's "Ask the Mompreneur" features an interview with Alex Cowan, serial entrepreneur and author of "Starting a Tech Business." Cowan is the creator of the Venture Design entrepreneurial methodology. The interview has been edited for clarity and...
  • Vacant Pfizer Building Will House Bioscience Incubator

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy dropped in at Muddy Waters Cafe in New London last November and wound up sitting with a group of about a half dozen local scientists hatching business plans over coffee. Muddy Waters is a great spot, Malloy said at a press...
  • Hobie Alter dies at 80; shaped Southern California surf culture

    Hobie Alter dies at 80; shaped Southern California surf culture
    When he was a young man, Hobie Alter had a clear vision of his future: He didn't want a job that would require hard-soled shoes, and he didn't want to work east of Pacific Coast Highway. He succeeded. The son of a second-generation orange grower,...
  • New regulation to drive product innovation in fund management

    LONDON (Reuters) - New regulation and an ageing customer base that is more risk-averse are likely to shape new products and services on offer from the global fund management industry, a survey has found. More than half the 223 asset managers, pension...
  • Supreme Court seems ready to kill patent for computerized risk analysis

    Supreme Court seems ready to kill patent for computerized risk analysis
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court sounded ready Monday to curtail the use of certain business patents in a case involving a patent for a computerized risk analysis of international financial transactions. Use of such business-method patents has...
  • Promoting Israel on campus

    Israel's culture, history, innovation and politics were promoted on the campus of Florida International University last week. Shalom FIU, the school's Israel club, and the local Jewish student group Hillel Young Adult Division, hosted Israel Peace Week...
  • UF researchers taking new approach to Florida flavors

    UF researchers taking new approach to Florida flavors
    Research has never tasted so good. The University of Florida, home to the inventors of Gatorade, is shaking up how it introduces new Florida crops, including fruits and vegetables. Normally, scientists develop products through extensive research...
  • READER SUBMITTED: ESUMS To Host Its First Exposition Of Student Science And Technology Projects

    The Engineering and Science University Magnet School (ESUMS), an innovative STEM school in the New Haven Public School District, is celebrating the announcement of its first Student Innovation Expo Mini event that will take place on April 8. The event...
  • Why a Loss for Aereo Wouldn't Threaten Cloud Services

    Aereo, which will fight for its life before the Supreme Court next month, has issued dire warnings that if its TV-streaming service is ruled illegal, it would spell the doom of "cloud-based" services like Dropbox or Google Drive. "If the broadcasters...
  • Young Businesses Receive State Funding

    Three New Haven-area companies and a Stamford startup will receive $10,000 to $12,000 each in state money, and a Hartford company will receive $2,000 after winning Entrepreneur Innovation Awards. The firms competed out of a field of 40 applicants. The...
  • Oprah Winfrey's Harpo Films Pins Down Rights to 'The Invention of Wings'

    Oprah Winfrey's production shingle Harpo Films has acquired rights to "The Secret Life of Bees" author Sue Monk Kidd's latest tome "The Invention of Wings." The book, which debuted in January at No. 1 on the New York Times bestsellers list, centers on...