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Telecom technology gets trial

A high-tech telecommunications technology was unveiled today in Rochester. Although a few technical trials have been done on the local asychronous transfer mode network, today’s demonstration was the first practical application of the technology.

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LSI wins surgical-device patent

A new patent holds promise for LSI Solutions Inc., a research and consulting firm that has changed more than just its name this year. LSI recently was awarded a patent covering a videoscopic display system and procedure used in surgery.

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Village Green signs
financing letter

The Village Green Bookstore Inc. has gone to the underwriter of its 1995 public offering to finance $1.2 million in overdue subordinated debentures, the company said today. “Given our prior substantial efforts at securing financing, this alternative was the best ...

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WHEC-TV 10 owner signs agreement to sell station

WHEC-TV 10’s parent company has signed an agreement to swap the NBC affiliate and an Albany station for a TV station in Tampa, Fla. Viacom Inc.’s Paramount Stations Group–part of Paramount Television Group–will acquire the UPN affiliate WTOG in Tampa ...

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Self-checkout system made by PSC subsidiary goes on line

One of the country’s first grocery self-checkout systems–and one manufactured by a PSC Inc. subsidiary–came on line this week in a Derry, N.H., store owned by Shaw’s Supermarkets Inc. The system, called the U-Scan Express, lets customers to scan, bag ...

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ACC to buy Canadian unit’s stock

The telecom firm ACC Corp. today announced plans to buy back the remaining 30 percent stake in its Canadian subsidiary, ACC TelEnterprises Ltd. The move was foreshadowed this morning when trading of ACC Tel’s stock on the Toronto exchange stopped ...

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MCI launches cellular service in Rochester, Buffalo, Syracuse

MCI Communications Corp. has launched cellular-phone service in the Rochester market, the firm announced today. In this area, MCI’s local cellular service extends from west of Batavia to east of Geneva, and reaches as far south as Watkins Glen.

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Allied Group inks deal with Kodak

A Brockport firm will sell space and warehousing services at an Eastman Kodak Co. facility to outside companies. Under the terms of a recently concluded agreement, Kodak will continue to operate and itself use part of its 200,000-square-foot Elmgrove automated ...

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Robfogel honored by law group Susan Robfogel has been elected a fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. A partner with Nixon, Hargrave, Devans & Doyle LLP and chair of the firm’s health services practice, Robfogel is the ...

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RIT Research Corp. licenses software

Rochester Institute of Technology’s RIT Research Corp. has inked a licensing agreement with a California firm that will market a color-graphics software application developed by RIT Research. The agreement is the first such venture for the firm, said Parker Plaisted, ...

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RIT Research Corp. licenses software

Rochester Institute of Technology’s RIT Research Corp. has inked a licensing agreement with a California firm that will market a color-graphics software application developed by RIT Research. The agreement is the first such venture for the firm, said Parker Plaisted, ...

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Allied Group inks deal with Kodak

A Brockport firm will sell space and warehousing services at an Eastman Kodak Co. facility to outside companies. Under the terms of a recently concluded agreement, Kodak will continue to operate and itself use part of its 200,000-square-foot Elmgrove automated ...

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MCI launches cellular service in Rochester, Buffalo, Syracuse

MCI Communications Corp. has launched cellular-phone service in the Rochester market, the firm announced today. In this area, MCI’s local cellular service extends from west of Batavia to east of Geneva, and reaches as far south as Watkins Glen. MCI ...

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ACC to buy Canadian unit’s stock

The telecom firm ACC Corp. today announced plans to buy back the remaining 30 percent stake in its Canadian subsidiary, ACC TelEnterprises Ltd. The move was foreshadowed this morning when trading of ACC Tel’s stock on the Toronto exchange stopped ...

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Self-checkout system made by PSC subsidiary goes on line

One of the country’s first grocery self-checkout systems–and one manufactured by a PSC Inc. subsidiary–came on line this week in a Derry, N.H., store owned by Shaw’s Supermarkets Inc. The system, called the U-Scan Express, lets customers to scan, bag ...

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