Technology & Telecom News
- Brite Computers hires BrandOrchard founder
Victor-based Brite Computers has hired Michael Stone, founder of BrandOrchard Inc., to guide the firm’s brand planning and growth strategy.
- Slaughter voices support for manufacturing at GM plant tour
Congresswoman Louise Slaughter, D-Perinton, is calling on Congress to support manufacturing businesses and job creation following a tour of General Motors Components Holdings LLC on Wednesday.
- Xerox agrees to acquire Ill. company
Xerox Corp. said Monday it has signed definitive agreement to acquire Illinois-based RSA Medical LLC, a provider of medical assessment and medical management for patients interacting with life and health insurance companies.
- RIT picks director for School of Interactive Games and Media
Rochester Institute of Technology has selected David Schwartz as director of its School of Interactive Games and Media.
- Digital Rochester reveals 24 finalists for GREAT Awards
Digital Rochester Inc. revealed names of 24 finalists for its fifth Annual Greater Rochester Excellence and Achievements in Technology awards.
- Legacy Tower to house photonics center headquarters
The Legacy Tower at One Bausch & Lomb Place will be the site of the American Institute for Manufacturing Photonics headquarters.
- Leaders at Fibertech pass the baton
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- Leaders say photonics institute HQ should be B&L building
A working group of Rochester business leaders focused on photonics says the headquarters for the new American Institute for Manufacturing Photonics should be at Rochester’s Legacy Tower at One Bausch & Lomb Place.
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- ICardiac acquires key firm
- Windstream posts second-quarter loss
Windstream Holdings Inc., parent of Arkansas-based telecommunications firm Windstream Corp., reported a second-quarter loss.
- OLEDWorks receives NYSERDA funding
Rochester-based OLEDWorks LLC was one of 11 firms statewide to receive funding from the New York State Research and Development Authority to help increase the energy efficiency of buildings.
- Schumer touts Sibley Building as site for photonics center
Sen. Charles Schumer believes the Sibley Building downtown would be the right site for the headquarters of the new national photonics institute.
- Earthlink stock rises after better-than-expected quarter
Earthlink Holdings Corp. stock was trading more than 9 percent higher Tuesday afternoon, one day after the company reported a narrower loss in the second quarter.
- Kodak posts smaller second-quarter loss, drop in revenues
Eastman Kodak Co. reported Tuesday that it sharply reduced its second-quarter net loss while revenues fell.
- Frontier shares surge after second quarter tops expectations
Frontier Communications Corp. stock jumped Monday after the company beat analysts’ expectations for its second-quarter earnings.
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- Schumer seeks change in rule that limits use of security software
Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., issued a call to the federal government on Wednesday to suspend a proposed rule that limits Upstate New York’s electrical power grid companies, banks and telecommunication companies from some protections against cyberattacks.