Daily Archives: February 13, 2019

Twin Disc to sell Mill Log distribution business for $7.5 million

Racine-based Twin Disc Inc. is selling one of its long-time distribution subsidiaries. Twin Disc, which specializes in power transmission technology for marine and land-based applications, said Tuesday that it will sell its distribution rights to Mill...

By | 2019-02-13T22:46:12+00:00 February 13th, 2019|Budget and Tax|

BB&T, SunTrust to spend $100 million on technology, innovation

The combined SunTrust/BB&T will spend $100 million on technology and innovation, SunTrust CEO Bill Rogers told employees in a companywide town hall-style webcast Monday. “We declared, just to throw a number out there, incrementally… this is just on to...

By | 2019-02-13T12:13:28+00:00 February 13th, 2019|Economics|

Sinclair teaming up with Chicago Cubs to create Marquee Sports Network

Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. is teaming up with the Chicago Cubs to launch a new regional sports network that will mark the broadcaster's latest foray into live sports. Hunt Valley-based Sinclair and the Cubs will own and operate the Marquee Sports N...

By | 2019-02-13T12:00:00+00:00 February 13th, 2019|Sports|

Regents OK master’s degree program for UGA film students

The University of Georgia has been given the go-ahead to launch a master's degree program aimed at training students to join the creative professions within the entertainment industry. The University System of Georgia Board of Regents voted Tuesday to...

By | 2019-02-13T11:00:00+00:00 February 13th, 2019|Education|

Autonomous truck tech startup raises $95 million Series D round, expands in Tucson

With the new funding round, the developer of driverless vehicles now has a pre-money valuation of $1 billion to include the company in the coveted unicorn status.

By | 2019-02-13T11:00:00+00:00 February 13th, 2019|Technology|