Daily Archives: April 8, 2019

How Wisconsin companies are victimized by cyber fraud: A Q&A with Wipfli’s cyber practice leader

"All of the new technologies, whether they are web applications, internet of the things, cloud computing – all of these things are additional ways of extending the perimeter of the network." – Jeff Olejnik, Wipfli LLP

By | 2019-04-08T23:30:00+00:00 April 8th, 2019|Technology|

A.O. Smith acquires Appleton-based Water-Right for $107 million

A.O. Smith Corp. has acquired an Appleton-based water treatment company for $107 million in cash, the Milwaukee water technology company announced Monday. A.O. Smith (NYSE: AOS) purchased Water-Right Inc., a water quality products provider, and all of...

By | 2019-04-08T22:18:53+00:00 April 8th, 2019|Budget and Tax|

Lorton incubator to manage Loudoun United FC food and beverage

Loudoun United FC has selected a Northern Virginia food incubator to manage food and beverage at its Leesburg stadium scheduled to open in August. Lorton-based Frontier Kitchen, per a release, will manage all food and beverage stands and food trucks ...

By | 2019-04-08T21:31:03+00:00 April 8th, 2019|Sports|

Proposed legislation to help Stronach Group get millions for Laurel Park dies

A last-ditch effort to help the Stronach Group receive state bond money for improvements at its Laurel and Bowie racetracks is dead as the Maryland General Assembly approaches the end of its legislative session. The Senate Budget and Taxation Committe...

By | 2019-04-08T20:41:23+00:00 April 8th, 2019|Sports|

Baltimore files class action lawsuit against several banks, including First Tennessee

Baltimore officials have filed a class-action anti-trust lawsuit against several large banks charging conspiracy based on price-fixing of mortgage debt. The suit was filed April 4 by City Solicitor Andre M. Davis in U.S. District Court. It charges tha...

By | 2019-04-08T18:13:09+00:00 April 8th, 2019|Economics|

Boston private equity firm acquires The Onion, ex-Gawker sites

Boston-based Great Hill Partners has purchased the Gizmodo Media Group, which includes popular websites like Deadspin and Jezebel, and the satirical news site The Onion, from Univision Communications Inc. for an undisclosed sum. The private equity fir...

By | 2019-04-08T18:05:42+00:00 April 8th, 2019|Economics|

Centene to fund up to $100M in Washington U research

Centene Corp. and Washington University School of Medicine said Monday that they will partner to accelerate research into treatments for Alzheimer's disease, breast cancer, diabetes and obesity. The Clayton-based managed health care provider will fund...

By | 2019-04-08T12:33:49+00:00 April 8th, 2019|Education|