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I am a reporter for the Rochester Business Journal. I cover telecommunications, technology, Internet/software/hardware, optics and photonics, advertising/marketing/PR, media, environment, architecture, construction, sports, security, Rochester colleges and universities, breweries, wineries, tourism and the paper's Fast Start section.

Butler/Till puts media first to find audiences

Butler/Till Media Services Inc. expects 14 percent revenue growth this year due in part to a hyperlocal targeting approach, which addresses a community audience, and a media-first, brand-second focus. The 16-year-old firm employs nearly 80 people in Rochester and expects ...

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Digital Rochester to hold personal cloud event

Digital Rochester Inc. plans to hold a personal cloud event to delve into one of the industry’s top trends for 2014.  With a personal cloud, users can access data from any device.

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Annual Addy Awards event slated for Thursday

The 23rd American Advertising Awards, known as the ADDYs, is slated to take place Thursday at 8 p.m. at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center.

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VirtualScopics posts bigger loss, stronger sales in Q4

VirtualScopics Inc. reported a net loss of more than $1 million in the fourth quarter, compared with a loss available to common stockholders of $814,892 for the fourth quarter 2012.

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Vnomics gets system order national trucking firm

Vnomics Corp.’s real-time fleet management system has been purchased by Con-way Inc.’s largest division, Con-way Freight, one of the nation’s largest top less-than-truckload companies.

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AT&T invests $45M in region

AT&T Inc. invested more than $45 million in Rochester in its wireless and wired networks from 2011 to 2013, signaling a move to expand the company’s presence in Upstate New York. AT&T’s Project Velocity IP has made network upgrades in ...

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EarthLink Holdings ranks No. 1 on global list

EarthLink Holdings Corp., for the second year, has earned the top ranking on the MSPmentor 501 Global Edition list that identifies the world’s top 501 managed service providers.

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Entre Computer named to national list

Entre Computer Services Inc. has been named to CRN’s Managed Service Provider 500 list. The company ranks as one of the MSP Elite 150 companies.

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Former corporate execs take lead of startup

Leaving behind executive posts at Fortune 500 companies, Amy Skalny and Anissa Buckley started their own company, Real Life Food and Fitness Inc. The business focuses on offering real food and high-intensity interval training to clients looking for a holistic ...

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Frontier Q4 gives boost to shares

Frontier Communications Corp. stock surged more than 10 percent Tuesday after the company’s fourth-quarter profit topped analysts’ expectations. The stock (NYSE:FTR) retreated slightly on Wednesday but still closed at $4.94, near the high end of its 52-week range of $3.71 ...

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They give new life to used materials

Since its inception in 2009, EvenOdd LLC has been scrappy. Co-founders and Rochester natives Ashley Cellura, 29, and Eliza Sullivan, 33, have made a retail accessory manufacturing business from the unwanted materials of other companies. Their business expects to grow ...

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Finalists named for RBJ Buzz Award

The RBJ Buzz Award’s top three finalists are Finger Lakes Visitor’s Connection, Lollypop Farm of the Humane Society of Greater Rochester and Lumetrics Inc.

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Vuzix receives Small Business Innovation Research award

Vuzix Corp. has been awarded $75,000, the remaining award from Phase I Option, and $680,000 from the Phase II Option, of the Small Business Innovation Research award from the Office of Naval Research, company officials said.

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