Monthly Archives: November 2018

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Ad agency Periscope is bought by Wisconsin’s Quad/Graphics

Quad/Graphics Inc., one of the nation's largest magazine and direct-mail printers, is buying Minneapolis-based advertising agency Periscope in an all-cash deal worth $132.5 million. The Wall Street Journal has a report on the acquisition, which was an...

By | 2018-11-27T12:56:24+00:00 November 27th, 2018|Media|

4 steps to maintaining business continuity after a disaster

No matter where your company is located, it’s likely at risk for natural disasters. Hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, flooding and other acts of Mother Nature can cause power outages, equipment damage, and Internet and server problems. And in today...

By | 2018-11-27T08:05:00+00:00 November 27th, 2018|Technology|

Exclusive: D.C. software firm to sell in nine-figure deal

District-based Interfolio, which makes software for college and university faculty members, is set to be acquired by Insight Venture Partners. Interfolio did not disclose terms, but a source familiar with the deal said the price was set at more than $...

By | 2018-11-27T01:29:54+00:00 November 27th, 2018|Technology|

Real estate icon George Marcus gives SF State its biggest donation ever

Real estate investment firm founder George Marcus and his wife, Judy, have given $25 million to San Francisco State University. Combined with the couple's $1.88 million gift last year for an athletics scholarship fund, it's the largest donation ever to...

By | 2018-11-27T00:07:24+00:00 November 27th, 2018|Education|

Sports product managers to get an online degree of their own

The University of Oregon has received approval for an online version of its master's degree in Sports Product Management. The university announced tentative plans to create an online version of the program in September. Last week the university recei...

By | 2018-11-26T23:18:47+00:00 November 26th, 2018|Education|

Charlotte area’s first toll road opens Tuesday morning, ushering in more projects

The Charlotte region’s first toll road opens Tuesday morning — but that’s not the last of the pay-to-use lanes planned here. The Monroe Expressway opens after 10 a.m. ceremonies in Union County that will include officials from the N.C. Turnpike Authori...

By | 2018-11-26T19:53:53+00:00 November 26th, 2018|Budget and Tax|

CVS set to close $69B Aetna merger after final state approvals

CVS Health Corp. and Aetna Inc. are set to close on their $69 billion merger this week after receiving final regulatory approval for the deal on Monday. CVS (NYSE: CVS) said in a federal filing that it expects the deal with Aetna (NYSE: AET) to close ...

By | 2018-11-26T19:17:47+00:00 November 26th, 2018|Healthcare|

Here’s how much better insiders have profited from this year’s IPO boom

If you bought one share at the IPO price of each of the Bay Area companies who went public this year, your portfolio would be up 37 percent on the year. But you would only have a 3 percent return if you bought all of those shares at their opening marke...

By | 2018-11-26T19:03:13+00:00 November 26th, 2018|Healthcare|

Wreck-It Ralph, Creed punch Thanksgiving box office to record high

Two tough guys duked it out for the top spot at the weekend box office, driving record Thanksgiving ticket sales. In the end it was no contest: “Ralph Breaks the Internet” was No. 1 on the domestic charts with an estimated $84 million over the five-da...

By | 2018-11-26T18:07:11+00:00 November 26th, 2018|Media|

Springer’s ‘Judge Jerry’ expected to air in Cincinnati

Jerry Springer, whose daytime talk show ceased production this year, will debut next fall as "Judge Jerry," and is expected to air on Cincinnati television, WVXU reports. NBCUniversal Television Distribution announced Monday that the half-hour weekday...

By | 2018-11-26T17:57:00+00:00 November 26th, 2018|Media|