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DeSisto named COO of X/Net

Fairport-based software developer X/Net Associates Inc. has tapped Alisa DeSisto as its chief operating officer to oversee day-to-day operations. She will maintain her role as director of software development. DeSisto joined X/Net in 1999 as director of software development.

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Lewis returns to Kodak board

A former director has returned to Eastman Kodak Co.’s board. Delano Lewis was re-elected to the board, effective Monday. Lewis left the board in December 1999 to become U.S. ambassador to South Africa. Lewis, 62, is the former president and ...

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Tops parent to buy out Web grocer

Koninklijke Ahold N.V., the parent of Tops Markets Inc., plans to acquire the remaining shares of Peapod Inc., a leading Internet grocer. Peapod’s board has approved the offer, worth some $35 million at $2.15 a Peapod share. The deal is ...

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Harris Interactive completes technology push

Harris Interactive Inc. Monday said it has completed a $40 million effort to employ new technologies to further automate its Internet-based market research. The additions–bankrolled by funds raised in the company’s December 1999 initial public offering–represent the completion of the ...

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Harris Interactive completes technology push

Harris Interactive Inc. today said it has completed a $40 million effort to employ new technologies to further automate its Internet-based market research. The firm will be able to automate functions such as writing portions of questionnaires, quota management, data ...

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Tops parent to buy out Web grocer

Koninklijke Ahold N.V., the parent of Tops Markets Inc., plans to acquire the remaining shares of Peapod Inc., a leading Internet grocer. Peapod’s board has approved the offer, worth some $35 million at $2.15 a Peapod share. The deal is ...

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Lewis returns to Kodak board

A former director has returned to Eastman Kodak Co.’s board. Delano Lewis was re-elected to the board, effective today. Lewis left the board in December 1999 to become U.S. ambassador to South Africa. He had joined the board in May ...

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DeSisto named COO of X/Net

Fairport-based software developer X/Net Associates Inc. has tapped Alisa DeSisto as its chief operating officer to oversee day-to-day operations. She will maintain her role as director of software development. DeSisto joined X/Net in 1999 as director of software development. She ...

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Toshiba plans to enter PDA market

Japanese electronics firm Toshiba Corp. today unveiled its first personal digital assistant due to launch in the United States this fall.

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Continental reports lower quarterly profit

Continental Airlines Inc., the nation’s fifth-largest carrier, said today its second-quarter profits sank more than 70 percent as cutbacks in lucrative business travel spending eroded industry revenues. The Houston-based company is one of the few major U.S. airlines expected to ...

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Coolant leak reported on space station

Alarms sounded aboard the International Space Station today following a coolant leak in a connection between the station and its newly installed $164 million air lock, NASA said. The flow of water was quickly stemmed and the eight astronauts working ...

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Belgian surgeon elected to head IOC

Belgian Jacques Rogge was elected today to head the International Olympic Committee. The 59-year-old surgeon succeeds former Spanish diplomat Juan Antonio Samaranch, who steps down after 21 years. Rogge pledged to protect the Olympic movement against “doping, corruption and violence.”

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Kodak profits, sales fall

Eastman Kodak Co. Tuesday reported lower second-quarter profits, reflecting shrinking sales of film in a sluggish economy. The photo giant reported a profit of $1.12 a share, excluding one-time items, down from $1.65 a share a year ago. The company, ...

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