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  • CEO Eric Converse has VirtualScopics on the verge of generating cash.

  • Liz Madison is bringing the farm to doorsteps across Wayne and Monroe counties.

  • MaeTec Power Inc. began as a part-time operation in 2003.

  • Renovations of buildings downtown are helping to give new life to the center city.

  • A former UR medical director, Betty Rabinowitz M.D. has embraced entrepreneurship.

  • Mirror Show Management grabbed the top spot on the 2015 Rochester Top 100.

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  • Icahn becomes Xerox second-largest shareholder; stock rises
    News that billionaire investor Carl Icahn has taken a 7.1 percent stake in Xerox Corp. caused the company’s stock to jump in after-hours trading Monday, but it drifted lower Tuesday.
  • Area's unemployment rate falls to 4.5 percent
    Rochester’s unemployment rate continued to fall in October, as the number of private-sector and non-farm jobs rose, the state Department of Labor reported Tuesday.
  • QVI donates equipment to establish lab at RIT
    A new metrology lab is being established at Rochester Institute of Technology with a donation of three measuring systems by Quality Vision International Inc.
  • Rochester ranks No. 12 on top cities to shop local
    Rochester ranked No. 12 on Yelp’s 2015 list of the Top 20 Cities to Shop Local, officials announced Tuesday.
  • Waste Management-owned site receives conservation award
    High Acres Nature Area, owned by Waste Management Inc. in Perinton, has been honored with the 2015 International Conservation Award by the Wildlife Habitat Council, an international non-profit that accredits programs that create wildlife habitat on corporate lands. It has recognized 600 sites around the world.
  • Paleo food truck expands to South Ave. location
    Effortlessly Healthy LLC, a paleo meal delivery service and food truck company, has expanded to open a dining and takeout location at 1021 South Ave.
  • Strathallan acquires Century Club
    The Strathallan, a DoubleTree by Hilton and Hilton HHonors Hotel, has acquired the Century Club of Rochester, the historic mansion on East Avenue, across from the hotel.
  • Doyle Security acquires Alert Protective Systems
    Doyle Security Systems Inc. has acquired Alert Protective Systems Inc. for an undisclosed price, officials announced Monday.
  • RIT receives nearly $2 million from NSF
    Rochester Institute of Technology has received nearly $2 million in partnership with Raytheon Vision Systems to develop infrared detectors grown on silicon wafers for ground-based astronomy, university officials said Monday. The technology also could have applications for use in homeland security, remote sensing and biomedical imaging.
  • Kolb receives Canandaigua Athena Award
    Lauren Kolb, vice president and business development officer at Genesee Valley Trust Co., received the Canandaigua Athena Award at an awards celebration Friday evening at Finger Lake Community College Student Center.

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