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Daily Archives: February 21, 2008

Dixon Schwabl to expand interactive division

Growth in Web and interactive services this year is expected to double at Dixon Schwabl Advertising Inc., as the company expands its interactive division to keep pace. The division has grown 10 percent more over the last two years, but ...

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Acquisition of Connected Energy Corp. closes

Connected Energy Corp.’s acquisition by BPL Global Ltd. has closed, officials announced Thursday. The acquisition, first reported in the Feb. 1 print edition of the Rochester Business Journal, was approved this week by shareholders of both companies. Terms of the ...

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List of Upstate Revitalization Fund supporters grows to 509

Rochester Business Alliance Inc. president and CEO Sandy Parker announced Thursday that more than 500 leaders of business, labor, agriculture, education, faith community and government have signed on in support of Gov. Eliot Spitzer’s proposed Upstate Revitalization Fund. The list ...

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There’s a shortage of pro athletes we can respect, not suspect

There are times when the real world is easy to hate. Unfortunately, though, it’s part of our lives and we all have to deal with it. Long days and short nights. Getting up, going to work, fighting the traffic, dealing ...

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China’s trade surplus with U.S. narrows

China’s trade surplus with the United States fell in January as demand for Chinese goods weakened amid fears of a U.S. recession, while the surplus with Europe surged by 42 percent, AP reported Thursday. The surplus with the United States ...

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EU regulators skeptical about Microsoft’s offer to share

European Union regulators are expressing skepticism over Microsoft’s latest offer to share more information about its products and technology, AP reported. The EU said in a statement Thursday it has seen four other similar statements in the past from the ...

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Pre-pandemic flu shot from Glaxo gets recommendation

The European Medicines Agency has recommended approval of the first pre-pandemic influenza vaccine, Prepandrix, from GlaxoSmithKline PLC, Bloomberg reported Thursday. The shot is intended for use before a pandemic or during an officially declared flu pandemic. It is designed to ...

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Fed: Rates to be down ‘for a time’

Federal Reserve officials signaled they are prepared to quickly reverse last month’s interest-rate cuts after concluding that borrowing costs need to be kept low for now. Policy makers cut their 2008 growth forecasts and said that rates should be held ...

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Shares of airline stocks slump as oil prices fall

Airline shares moved mostly lower Thursday as oil prices and the broader market declined and investors’ hopes faded that a deal between Delta Air Lines Inc. and Northwest Airlines could be announced this week, AP reported. Oil prices pulled back ...

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Dixon Schwabl to expand interactive division

Growth in Web and interactive services this year is expected to double at Dixon Schwabl Advertising Inc., as the company expands its interactive division to keep pace. The interactive group has nine employees and plans to add another five this ...

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THURSDAY, FEB. 28 Notable Networkers Chapter of Business Network International Meeting—Free—7 – 8:30 a.m.—Baywinde Senior Living Community, 200 Kidd Castle Way, Webster—Visitors are welcome—Also offered March 6—Call David Miller at 248-6793 for additional information. Networks Lead Group Meeting—Free—8 a.m.—Golden Fox ...

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List of Upstate Revitalization Fund supporters grows to 509

Rochester Business Alliance Inc. president and CEO Sandy Parker announced Thursday that more than 500 leaders of business, labor, agriculture, education, faith community and government have signed on in support of Gov. Eliot Spitzer’s proposed Upstate Revitalization Fund.

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