Daily Archives: February 25, 2019

Orlando leaders and more react to UCF President Dale Whittaker’s resignation

Several Orlando leaders took to Twitter to give their reaction following University of Central Florida President Dale Whittaker's resignation as an investigation into $85 million in misdirected leftover operational funds continues. During a special me...

By | 2019-02-25T19:48:00+00:00 February 25th, 2019|Education|

Serena Williams embraces ‘crazy’ in new Nike ad that features Spurs’ Becky Hammon

Nike debuted a commercial narrated by Serena Williams during the Academy Awards ceremony highlighting elite female athletes from the past and present and encouraging women to "dream crazier. " “If they think your dreams are crazy, show them what crazy...

By | 2019-02-25T18:15:10+00:00 February 25th, 2019|Media|

P&G to launch electric toothbrush with artificial intelligence

Procter & Gamble Co. is set to roll out the Oral-B Genius X electric toothbrush, which uses artificial intelligence to track where people are brushing in their mouth. A smartphone app provides personalized details on areas that require additional brush...

By | 2019-02-25T17:55:43+00:00 February 25th, 2019|Budget and Tax|

Sluggish 2019 box office gets a lift from ‘How to Train Your Dragon’

Two months into 2019, the annual box office has yet to take off, but ticket sales got a shot of adrenaline from “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World.” The DreamWorks Animation adventure, distributed by Universal Pictures, flew to an estimated $...

By | 2019-02-25T16:49:14+00:00 February 25th, 2019|Media|

Tax to the max: How Bay Area businesses and their accountants are dealing with the new federal law

Businesses, individuals and their advisers are filing tax returns for the first time under sweeping new federal rules. There are plenty of surprises — here are 7 of them.

By | 2019-02-25T13:00:00+00:00 February 25th, 2019|Economics|

Reports: Kushner Cos. buys 6,000 apartments across 16 Md., Va. properties. In talks with lenders to finance it.

Kushner Cos. has acquired more than 6,000 multifamily units across Maryland and Virginia and is now in talks with lenders for a $1 billion-plus loan to fund it, according to multiple reports. The Wall Street Journal first reported the deal between Kus...

By | 2019-02-25T12:34:20+00:00 February 25th, 2019|Economics|

Premier CFO pockets more than $500K on stock options

The chief financial officer of health-care company Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC) profited about $527,500 by exercising stock options and selling the stock at the market price, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Craig McKa...

By | 2019-02-25T12:30:00+00:00 February 25th, 2019|Healthcare|

Google considered – but passed on – site in Charlotte region for latest expansion

North Carolina was “aware” of Google’s site selection plans – plans that, as it turned out, would not involve the Tar Heel State this time around.

By | 2019-02-25T11:30:00+00:00 February 25th, 2019|Technology|