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Daily Archives: November 5, 2001

B&L product gets FDA approval

Bausch & Lomb Inc. today received federal approval for its ReNu lens care solutions, for use as a no-rub product to clean and disinfect replaceable soft contact lenses. New packaging for ReNu will hit markets before the year’s end, company ...

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E-spending report forthcoming

Harris Interactive Inc. has teamed with Goldman Sachs & Co. and NetRatings Inc. to deliver a holiday e-spending report for 2001.

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Ex-general gets Global Crossing post

Global Crossing Ltd. on Monday named retired U.S. Army General John McDuffie as its vice president of federal programs for its government markets unit. A former director for logistics for the Joint Chiefs of Staff for the U.S. Department of ...

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Kodak, Universal renew partnership

Eastman Kodak Co. and Universal Studios have renewed their strategic partnership for another five years. The agreement makes the photo giant the exclusive imaging partner to Universal’s theme parks in the United States. Theme parks are a critical component of ...

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HTR receives $831,000 grant

High Technology of Rochester Inc. has received an $831,000 grant from the state Regional Technology Development Center program. The initiative is designed to help small and midsize manufacturing and technology-based businesses become more successful in the New Economy.

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Harris division lands $17 million deal

Harris Corp.’s RF Communications Division has received a contract for more than $17 million from the Polish Ministry of Defense to provide advanced radios systems for the Polish army. The radios will provide both tactical and strategic communications to the ...

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Quick test for anthrax exposure unveiled

Mayo Clinic today unveiled a new, rapid test for anthrax exposure. Meanwhile, Pentagon officials disclosed the weekend discovery of spores at the military complex. The office was decontaminated and retesting results were negative.

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Sandinista leader concedes defeat

Sandinista leader Daniel Ortega today conceded defeat to Enrique Bolanos, the governing party presidential candidate who had been imprisoned by a past Ortega government. Ortega promised to continue working for national reconciliation and for a free-market economy.

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Stocks higher on eve of Fed meeting

Stocks advanced in midday trading as Wall Street geared up for another interest-rate cut by the Federal Reserve. Technology stocks climbed as investors anticipated positive news from tech bellwether Cisco Systems Inc. after the close.

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Layoff announcements decline in October

The number of layoff announcements by U.S. firms in October edged lower from September, the year’s highest monthly level, the outplacement firm Challenger, Gray and Christmas said. But the level was second-highest of the year, as employers announced plans to ...

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Harris division lands $17 million deal

Harris Corp.’s RF Communications Division has received a contract for more than $17 million from the Polish Ministry of Defense to provide advanced radios systems for the Polish army. The radios will provide both tactical and strategic communications to the ...

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HTR receives $831,000 grant

High Technology of Rochester Inc. has received an $831,000 grant from the state Regional Technology Development Center program. The initiative is designed to help small and midsize manufacturing and technology-based businesses become more successful in the New Economy. “This initiative ...

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Kodak, Universal renew partnership

Eastman Kodak Co. and Universal Studios have renewed their strategic partnership for another five years. The agreement makes the photo giant the exclusive imaging partner to Universal’s theme parks in the United States. Those parks include Universal Studios Hollywood and ...

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Ex-general gets Global Crossing post

Global Crossing Ltd. today named retired U.S. Army General John McDuffie as its vice president of federal programs for its government markets unit. A former director for logistics for the Joint Chiefs of Staff for the U.S. Department of Defense, ...

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