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Xerox eliminates quarterly dividend

Xerox Corp. Monday eliminated its stock dividend, as part of its effort to turn the company around and reach black ink by year’s end. The move will reduce the company’s cash requirement by some $140 million on an annualized basis. ...

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Kodak’s Agin to retire as Entertainment Imaging chief

The head of Eastman Kodak Co.’s Entertainment Imaging division will retire effective Sept. 1. Joerg Agin, 59, has led one of the photo giant’s top-performing business in recent years. He became president of EI and a senior vice president in ...

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Study details health-consumer trends

Health care organizations will need to develop new strategies to tap consumers’ massive online interest. Health care consumers do not respond to Internet strategies borrowed from commercial Web efforts, a Harris Interactive Inc. study states. However, the study found the ...

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CPAC unit inks deal with health alliance

Livingston County-based CPAC Inc.’s medical X-ray chemistry subsidiary has signed a deal to provide a national alliance of health care organizations with its medical-imaging products. Allied Diagnostic Imaging Resources Inc. has contracted with Premier Inc., one of North America’s leading ...

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Second AFS network goes operational

American Fiber Systems Inc.’s second dark-fiber communications network went operational Monday. The 53-mile Kansas City metropolitan area network serves both Kansas and Missouri. The Brighton-based AFS is spending $1.8 billion to design, deploy and lease networks in 131 in second- ...

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Verizon opens expanded call center

Verizon Wireless Monday opened its newly expanded call center in Henrietta. The $3.5 million expansion has created more than 300 jobs in the Rochester area this year. It is part of the company’s three-year, $100 million national call center improvement ...

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eComerce 2001: E-business flourishing, despite dot-com demise

The world of e-business has changed dramatically over the past year. The one-time leaders in the dot-com revolution have fallen victim to bottom-line evolution-only the strong and the profitable survive. Chicago-based Challenger, Gray & Christmas reports that so far this ...

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Verizon opens expanded call center

Verizon Wireless today opened its newly expanded call center in Henrietta. The $3.5 million expansion has created more than 300 jobs in the Rochester area this year. It is part of the company’s three-year, $100 million national call center improvement ...

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Second AFS network goes operational

American Fiber Systems Inc.’s second dark-fiber communications network went operational today. The 53-mile Kansas City metropolitan area network serves both Kansas and Missouri. Company officials said the network addresses a critical bandwidth need in midsize cities such as Kansas City. ...

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CPAC unit inks deal with health alliance

Livingston County-based CPAC Inc.’s medical X-ray chemistry subsidiary has signed a deal to provide a national alliance of health care organizations with its medical-imaging products. Allied Diagnostic Imaging Resources Inc. has contracted with Premier Inc., one of North America’s leading ...

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Study details health-consumer trends

Health care organizations will need to develop new strategies to tap consumers’ massive online interest. Health care consumers do not respond to Internet strategies borrowed from commercial Web efforts, a Harris Interactive Inc. study states. However, the Harris study recently ...

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Ivanisevic finally wins Wimbledon

Goran Ivanisevic stunned third seed Pat Rafter 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 2-6, 9-7 in a Wimbledon final today to complete an extraordinary comeback. The 29-year-old had lost three Wimbledon finals in the 1990s, and was within two points of losing again.

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AT&T splits off wireless operations

AT&T Corp. today split off AT&T Wireless Group Inc., into a separate, independent company. AT&T is converting all AT&T Wireless tracking stock into AT&T Wireless common stock.

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Webvan turns off the key as online grocer

Struggling online grocer Webvan Group Inc. today said it would file Chapter 11 bankruptcy papers and delist its stock. The company has stopped operations, terminating its 2,000 workers. Webvan said it has no plans to resume operations.

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