Monthly Archives: January 2019


New York investigates Apple iPhone glitch, calling it a ‘serious threat’

New York officials are investigating a recent Apple Inc. privacy breach. The joint probe, led by New York Attorney General Letitia James and Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office, will focus on what they say was Apple’s failure to warn consumers about a tech fla...

By | 2019-01-31T00:51:58+00:00 January 31st, 2019|Technology|

Phebe Novakovic: ‘Political contretemps’ not dragging down defense funding

Count General Dynamics Corp. CEO Phebe Novakovic among the defense industry executives downplaying the impact of a 35-day government shutdown on business. The uncertainty and volatility felt elsewhere in government contracting didn't blunt defense spe...

By | 2019-01-31T00:13:57+00:00 January 31st, 2019|Technology|

UMd. President Wallace Loh will stay with university into 2020

University of Maryland President Wallace Loh will remain in his position until June 2020. The announcement, by the University System of Maryland Board of Regents at its Wednesday special meeting in Baltimore, comes months after Loh had announced in O...

By | 2019-01-31T00:10:09+00:00 January 31st, 2019|Education|

Observations from Tesla’s fourth-quarter earnings

Tesla Inc. reported a profit for the second quarter in a row on Wednesday while also saying its overall business would accelerate in 2019 with a faster schedule of making and delivering its Model 3 sedans. Buffalo-based observers are usually an aftert...

By | 2019-01-30T23:16:09+00:00 January 30th, 2019|Budget and Tax|

Exclusive: Will San Francisco lose yet another Fortune 500 headquarters?

Retaining a corporate headquarters in the city of San Francisco became a pricier proposition after San Francisco voters last fall approved a gross receipts tax on large businesses to support homeless services.

By | 2019-01-30T22:51:07+00:00 January 30th, 2019|Economics|

Tubi to spend more than $100 million on content this year

Tubi, which calls itself the world’s largest ad-supported video-on-demand service, will double down on content in 2019. The San Francisco-based platform, which streams thousands of movies and television shows from studios including Lionsgate, MGM, Par...

By | 2019-01-30T22:39:30+00:00 January 30th, 2019|Media|

Robert Morris to close one school as part of reorganization

Robert Morris University announced Wednesday that it will eliminate one of its five schools as part of an administrative and academic restructuring. In a release, the university said it would eliminate some staff positions as part of the restructuring...

By | 2019-01-30T21:10:49+00:00 January 30th, 2019|Education|