Monthly Archives: October 2018

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10 Bay Area businesses hit with security breaches and privacy snafus in 2018

Across the Bay Area, companies are trying to lockdown their data against cyberattacks and protect customers’ privacy – but it can be a losing battle. This year alone, for example, the average global cost of a data breach for businesses jumped 6.4 perc...

By | 2018-10-22T03:59:15+00:00 October 22nd, 2018|Technology|

PHOTOS: Runners brave the cold at the 2018 Columbus Marathon

Thousands of runners and onlookers converged in downtown Columbus on a frigid morning Sunday for the 40th running of the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon and ½ Marathon. The annual race kicked off from North Bank Park just before sunri...

By | 2018-10-21T22:01:15+00:00 October 21st, 2018|Sports|

5 good reads: A new owner for Lansing, new exec at Commerce, the latest on Hyperloop & more

While people may wish for stability and predictability, businesses pursue change. And change definitely was a predominate theme for the news this past week, whether it was a change in control for a large area company, a change in leadership at a big ar...

By | 2018-10-21T14:59:32+00:00 October 21st, 2018|Budget and Tax|

These St. Louis startups have raised the most money so far in 2018 (photos)

More than $200 million has been invested into St. Louis startups through the first three quarters of 2018, according to data provided by PitchBook and the National Venture Capital Association. Thirty-six deals have generated $213.7 million for St. Lou...

By | 2018-10-21T13:05:00+00:00 October 21st, 2018|Technology|

Movie Review: In ‘The Old Man and the Gun,’ it’s as if the Sundance Kid survived

One measure of the affection (and, yes, lust) that has accrued to Robert Redford over his decades in movies is, when he walks into a bank in “The Old Man and the Gun,” we reflexively wonder, is he “walking” like an old man or does he, at 82, now walk l...

By | 2018-10-21T12:00:00+00:00 October 21st, 2018|Media|

Steps tech entrepreneurs should take to manage wealth from a liquidity event

Entrepreneurs and corporate executives in the technology industry put an immeasurable amount of time and energy into building their businesses. They also take on a significant amount of financial risk because a majority of their net worth is represente...

By | 2018-10-21T05:00:00+00:00 October 21st, 2018|Economics|

Philly firm to open 18,000-square-foot esports arena in Lakewood

N3rd Street Gamers, the Philadelphia-based operators of an esports venue in the Northern Liberties section of that city for semiprofessional and amateur gamers, unveiled plans to open an esports arena next month in Colorado. The company is hopeful the...

By | 2018-10-20T22:40:20+00:00 October 20th, 2018|Sports|

Countdown: The top 6 private K-12 schools in the Dayton region

The Dayton region has an abiding interest in quality education, and many consider private schools a place to obtain that level of schooling. While much attention is placed on public schools, a recent report delves into private schools in the area, name...

By | 2018-10-20T20:44:20+00:00 October 20th, 2018|Education|

PHOTOS: Corporate sales pitch for Presidents Cup tees off at Quail Hollow

Make your plans now — for 2021. That’s the pitch from the PGA Tour for the Presidents Cup, an international match play competition pitting top American players against the best pros from the rest of the world, with the exception of Europe and the UK. Q...

By | 2018-10-20T14:23:34+00:00 October 20th, 2018|Sports|