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Daily Archives: November 3, 2005

Harris beats Street estimates in Q1

Revenue grew at Harris Interactive Inc. to $48.9 million in its fiscal 2006 first quarter, up 24 percent from $39.3 million a year ago.

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PTI names Skarzynski to CEO slot

Performance Technologies Inc. on Thursday selected its new president and CEO. Michael Skarzynski, who succeeds Donald Turrell, began his new job Thursday.

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Pataki proposes workers’ comp reform

Gov. George Pataki on Thursday unveiled a proposal to reform New York’s workers’ compensation system, saying it would reduce costs to businesses while increasing benefit levels for injured workers.

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Ultralife reports net loss in quarter

Ultralife Batteries Inc. Thursday reported a third-quarter net loss of $1.3 million, or 9 cents a share, compared with net income of $1.4 million, or 9 cents a share, a year ago.

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Sutherland to add 200 positions

Sutherland Global Services Inc. on Thursday announced the addition of 200 technical help desk and account management positions to be managed from the company’s Henrietta office on Jefferson Road.

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Greenspan paints upbeat picture of economy

Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan told Congress Thursday that economic fallout from the recent spate of devastating hurricanes should prove fleeting and that the economy remains sturdy, AP reported. Greenspan made clear that the Fed is keeping a close eye ...

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Merck wins Vioxx victory

Merck & Co. won a major victory in the battle over its Vioxx painkiller Thursday when a New Jersey state jury found that the drugmaker properly warned consumers about the risks of the medication, AP reported. The finding means Merck ...

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CBS to buy college sports network

CBS, which is about to split away from the Viacom Inc. media conglomerate, already has made its first acquisition deal, agreeing to pay $325 million for a 2-year-old college sports network, CSTV Networks Inc., AP reported. CBS plans to pay ...

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Hurricane-related job losses rise

Job losses related to the devastating Gulf Coast hurricanes climbed to 521,400 last week with layoffs from Hurricane Wilma showing up for the first time, the Labor Department reported Thursday. It counted an additional 18,000 layoffs linked to hurricanes Katrina ...

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Sutherland to add 200 positions

Sutherland Global Services Inc. today announced the addition of 200 technical help desk and account management positions to be managed from the company’s Henrietta office on Jefferson Road. A business process outsourcing company with some 1,325 local employees and more ...

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Ultralife reports net loss in quarter

Ultralife Batteries Inc. Thursday reported a third-quarter net loss of $1.3 million, or 9 cents a share, compared with net income of $1.4 million, or 9 cents a share, a year ago. Analysts were expecting a loss of a nickel ...

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Pataki proposes workers’ comp reform

Gov. George Pataki on Thursday unveiled a proposal to reform New York’s workers’ compensation system, saying it would reduce costs to businesses by 15 percent while increasing benefit levels for injured workers by 25 percent. The proposal would reduce costs ...

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PTI names Skarzynski to CEO slot

Performance Technologies Inc. today selected its new president and CEO. Michael Skarzynski succeeds Donald Turrell who, in February, announced his plan to leave his leadership role at PTI to pursue personal interests. Skarzynski begins his new job Thursday. In the ...

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