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PSC stock takes hit after second-quarter results

PSC Inc.’s stock took a nosedive today, following the firm’s report of lower-than-anticipated earnings for the second quarter. PSC stock fell as low as $7 a share this morning, down from a Tuesday close of $8.75. Its quarterly results were ...

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Firm launches employment site

Softech Information Systems Corp. has started a free, online job and resume posting service called the Internet Career Exchange. Several similar data bases are available on the Internet, but they usually charge a monthly, yearly or per-posting fee to an ...

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Xerox sets pact with Fujitsu

Xerox Corp. today announced that its XSoft subsidiary has signed an agreement with Fujitsu Ltd. of Japan’s Fujitsu Middleware Division. The pact will let Fujitsu incorporate XSoft’s Information Visualizer technology into a Windows 95 version of Fujitsu’s OASYS-Win word-processing package. ...

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Kodak backs BBB online service

Eastman Kodak Co. has signed on as a founding sponsor of a new online Better Business Bureau data base. The service, called BBBOnline, was developed by the Council of Better Business Bureaus and launched at an interim World Wide Web ...

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Market hammers IEC
for loss in quarter

IEC Electronics Corp., whose CEO and co-founder died earlier this month, continues its struggle to turn rising sales into a bottom-line payoff. The Newark contract manufacturer reported a third-quarter loss after yesterday’s market close. IEC stock tanked during early morning ...

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Technology challenges banks Banks must become more attuned to customer needs and broaden their service offerings–or else. That is the chief finding of a new study on online retail banking written by Ravi Kalakota and Frances Frei, both assistant professors ...

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Market hammers IEC
for loss in quarter

IEC Electronics Corp., whose CEO and co-founder died earlier this month, continues its struggle to turn rising sales into a bottom-line payoff. The Newark contract manufacturer reported a third-quarter loss after yesterday’s market close.

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Kodak backs BBB online service

Eastman Kodak Co. has signed on as a founding sponsor of a new online Better Business Bureau data base. The service, called BBBOnline, was developed by the Council of Better Business Bureaus and launched at an interim World Wide Web ...

Read More »

Xerox sets pact with Fujitsu

Xerox Corp. today announced that its XSoft subsidiary has signed an agreement with Fujitsu Ltd. of Japan’s Fujitsu Middleware Division. The pact will let Fujitsu incorporate XSoft’s Information Visualizer technology into a Windows 95 version of Fujitsu’s OASYS-Win word-processing package.

Read More »

Firm launches employment site

Softech Information Systems Corp. has started a free, online job and resume posting service called the Internet Career Exchange. Several similar data bases are available on the Internet, but they usually charge a monthly, yearly or per-posting fee to an ...

Read More »

The Loop

Reaching for the Brown Ring Xerox, always on the jargon forefront, has coined a new nicety for the ugly business of firing workers. “Employment declined by 100 to 86,600 in the quarter,” a recent press release reads.

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The Loop

Reaching for the Brown Ring Xerox, always on the jargon forefront, has coined a new nicety for the ugly business of firing workers. “Employment declined by 100 to 86,600 in the quarter,” a recent press release reads. “An increase of ...

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Web Sights

Want some practical tips on how to deal with banks? Like when you call, you should ask for the president’s office, because his or her secretary will be able to help you much more than the receptionist? Or that you ...

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Hudson profit jumps in quarter

Hudson Hotels Corp. boosted earnings 108 percent in second-quarter results posted today. At the same time, however, the company’s profit for the first half of the year fell and sales were lackluster. For the quarter ended June 30, the budget-motel ...

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Ultralife Batteries
snags new contract

Ultralife Batteries Inc. has landed another juicy contract for its lithium batteries, the company announced today. Racal Electronics PLC placed $520,000 in orders for Ultralife High Rate lithium batteries, which will power respiratory-protection suits used by military personnel to protect ...

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