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Technology & Telecom

Sep 8, 2023

With Disney channels still dark, Hochul wants Spectrum to issue refunds

Gov. Kathy Hochul has directed the Department of Public Service to ensure that Spectrum subscribers receive refunds for the loss of Disney-owned channels.

Power lines (Photo provided by Avangrid)
Aug 30, 2023

Avangrid pilot program will test ability to increase grid’s renewable energy capacity

A pilot program may allow Rochester Gas & Electric and New York State Electric & Gas to increase future renewable energy capacity on the existing electrical grid.

Through network monitoring, Spectrum is hoping to spend more time on proactive maintenance and less on reactive repairs. (Photo provided by Spectrum/Charter Communications)
Aug 21, 2023

Spectrum wants maintenance to be proactive, not reactive

Spectrum/Charter Communications has ramped up equipment monitoring, alerting customers to potential issues before there is a service interruption.

Aug 15, 2023

Black Button Distilling heads local firms on 2023 Inc. 5000

Black Button Distilling got the highest placing of the eight Rochester-area companies that earned a spot on the list for 2023.

Aug 2, 2023

Enercon Systems’ $1.9M project in Batavia includes NY grants

Enercon Systems, Inc. will receive $280,000 in state funding to establish a new operations facility in Batavia.

Jul 25, 2023

SIGMA Data Insights acquired by iSOCRATES

SIGMA Data Insights, a part of the Rochester business landscape since 1985, has been acquired by iSOCRATES. iSOCRATES, a marketing, advertising and data technology firm, has offices in St. Petersburg, Fla, and India. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. SIGMA provides analytics, strategy and marketing technology solutions to clients looking to acquire, retain and […]

Jul 25, 2023

Rebranding provides clarity for Wilmac Technologies

Rochester-based Wilmac has rebranded to Wilmac Technologies to better reflect services and offerings.

Jul 3, 2023

Virtual panel discussion focuses on keeping companies protected

The virtual panel discussion was sponsored by Harter Secrest & Emery LLP, Just Solutions, OrbitalFire Cybersecurity and Phillips Lytle LLP.

Jack Doyle becomes president and CEO of Doyle Security Systems on July 1. (Photo provided)
Jun 27, 2023

Jack Doyle becomes fifth-generation CEO of Doyle Security

Jack Doyle has been promoted to president and CEO of Doyle Security Systems, Inc. Founded in 1919, Doyle Security Systems is a family owned and operated provider of residential and commercial security, fire and medical monitoring systems. Jack Doyle’s promotion, effective July 1, marks the fifth generation of the Doyle family to lead the company. […]

Jun 13, 2023

L3 Harris receives IARPA contract for human mobility research program

The L3Harris team will use simulated information to develop complex models mirroring realistic human behavior and social networks such as how people move throughout the world and interact with each other.

Li-Cycle teamed with Shift2 to donate 60 refurbished laptops to seniors at Edison Tech (photo provided).
May 26, 2023

Li-Cycle joins Shift2 in donating laptops to Edison Tech seniors

The donated refurbished laptops were presented on Thursday to students who have completed a college application, a financial aid application or have actively pursued employment in the trades.

May 24, 2023

Lawsuit: Breach of contract by electronics provider delays Canandaigua hotel opening

A new resort hotel in Canandaigua is suing, saying that the stalled installation of video, security and communications infrastructure has prevented it from opening.