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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.

Creativity drives the founder and his company

He is an idea man.   David Chauncey and his forward thinking have propelled his company, Vnomics Corp., to become one of the fastest-growing companies in Rochester after five years in business-with 400 percent growth this year alone.   His ...

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HTR program targets clean energy

High Tech Rochester Inc.’s new NEXUS-NY program aims to support clean energy technologies ready to be commercialize.

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Nielsen Holdings to acquire Harris Interactive for $116.6 million

Nielsen Holdings N.V. has agreed to acquire Harris Interactive Inc. for nearly $117 million. The deal calls for Nielsen to buy all of the outstanding shares of Harris Interactive's common stock for $2 a share in cash.

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Tipping Point Media shifts into emerging digital area

With nearly 50 billion websites from which to serve ads, national advertising agencies are incorporating the fast-growing trend of programmatic digital media buying through trading desks, which are predicted to make up 50 percent of media purchases in 2015.   ...

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Expert touts area’s clean energy opportunity

One of the nation’s experts on private-sector investment in clean energy-and a leader in the state’s "green bank" development-Richard Kauffman urges area business and community leaders to band together in support of clean energy, breaking down market barriers to energy ...

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Rochester Top 100: Firm taps growth with more share, territory

In an industry where family succession still prevails, Wright Wisner Distributing Corp.’s second generation of leadership has led the company to exceed $100 million in revenues for the past three years.   The company, which does business as Wright Beverage ...

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Vuzix reports profit dip in Q3

Vuzix Corp. posted a drop in profits in the third quarter. The company reported a net loss of $1.8 million or 26 cents a share, compared with $1.1 million last year, or 33 cents a share.

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Pittsford firm bought by ePlus

IT company ePlus Inc.’s subsidiary, ePlus Technology Inc., has acquired Pittsford-based AdviStor Inc.’s assets.

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Fleet Feet, YellowJacket head to the Armory

Sister companies Fleet Feet Sports Inc. and YellowJacket Racing & Fitness Inc. are on the move-to the Culver Road Armory, where they will be an athletic component of the varied tenant mix including retail, office space and arts and culture. ...

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Harley’s Commons opens soon

Fueled by a desire to resurrect the Harley School’s original campus barn and to give students a resource for learning about new technology and sustainability, the $3 million Commons is slated to open in early December.   The project broke ...

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Gaining wisdom through a taste of the real world

At 20, Lori Van Dusen had to come to grips with the fact that she would not have a career as a singer. She realized that performing would require more ability, and she did not plan to teach music.   ...

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Tops executives to buy majority stake in grocery chain

Tops Friendly Markets Inc. announced Thursday it is getting a new group of owners—including six high-ranking company executives—marking the sixth change of ownership in the company’s last 30 years.

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