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Next step for self-driving cars (access required)

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The autonomous vehicle revolution, if it ever happens, will be a slow, lengthy process. But the next step in that process may have taken place this week. Waymo, Google’s self-driving car spinoff, on Wednesday started offering small-scale ride hailing service ...

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Kudos on giving; more needed (access required)

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Rochester has always been a philanthropic community, following the example George Eastman set with his gifts that shaped and sustained many organizations. That spirit of generosity was on display yet again this week for the eighth annual ROC the Day, ...

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Amazon brings risks, rewards (access required)

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When Amazon announced that it was soliciting bids from cities to become the site of a second headquarters, New York City and the Washington, D.C., area were among the immediate favorites to win. So it was no surprise this week ...

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More optimism for Bausch than Kodak (access required)

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Two of Rochester’s former Big Three manufacturers—Eastman Kodak Co. and Bausch Health Cos. Inc.—announced promising news this week. Kodak announced Monday that it sold its Flexographic Packaging Division for an estimated $390 million. The acquisition is expected to close in ...

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Voter turnout encouraging (access required)

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Whether or not you are happy with how your political party fared in Tuesday’s elections, everybody should be encouraged by the historically high voter turnout seen locally and across the nation. Early reports estimate that about 113 million people voted ...

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Software is leading the way in Rochester

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It’s a great time to be in the software space in Rochester.  The “help wanted” signs are cluttering the digital storefront.  Experienced developers are company hopping and folks with business development experience as product managers, marketing pros and salespeople are ...

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An apology to our community

The cartoon that ran in the Friday, Oct. 19 issue of the Rochester Business Journal should never have been published. We take full responsibility and apologize for our mistake. It does not reflect the views of this publication or its staff....

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A great opportunity for women (access required)

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The Rochester Business Journal has long been proud to support women in business, and the events of the past year-plus have only highlighted the need for people and organizations to empower women whenever possible. The importance of having strong female ...

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