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What’s Wichita missing? You have your ideas

It was a simple question. The answers range from simple to extremely complex. What's Wichita missing? You have your opinions. More than 110 readers chimed in with their opinions to our WBJ survey. Some responses were age-old problems that the city ei...

Honeycomb Credit enters Detroit

Pittsburgh-based crowdfunding website Honeycomb Credit on Thursday said it has launched operations in Detroit. Michigan is now the fourth state in which Honeycomb operates, joining Pennsylvania, Ohio, and New York. The first campaign in the newest re...

Fintech firms see ‘massive opportunity’ for growth

Of the 16 firms that have appeared in the two most-recent versions of the BBJ's Largest Fintech Firms in Massachusetts list, 10 reported year-over-year increases in their local head count — and all by double digits.

New Mexico unveils free college proposal for state residents

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham proposed a plan Wednesday that would make college free for New Mexico residents. Lujan Grisham announced her proposal for the New Mexico Opportunity Scholarship, which would cover 100 percent of tuition and fees for eligibl...

Record number of women fill CMO roles

The first half of 2019 brought encouraging news when it comes to gender parity at the executive level.   Almost half of open chief marketing officer positions were filled by women in the first six months of the year, which is a record, according to ex...

With new owner on deck, Royals sign broadcasting contract

With a new owner on deck, the Kansas City Royals have extended their broadcasting agreement with 610 Sports Radio.  The five-year extension with the Entercom Communications Corp. channel includes the broadcast of all 162 Royals regular season games, p...

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1709, 2019

HPU announces 10-year growth program

September 17th, 2019|Comments Off on HPU announces 10-year growth program

High Point University announced a "transformational" growth plan Tuesday night, including a "major investment for the next 10 years, new academic programs, facilities and more." The announcement was made in front of students, faculty, local political ...

1709, 2019

ASU gets $4.7 million grant for one-of-a-kind molecular laser

September 17th, 2019|Comments Off on ASU gets $4.7 million grant for one-of-a-kind molecular laser

ASU has received a $4.7 million grant from the National Science Foundation to support the creation of a groundbreaking X-ray device. The compact X-ray free electron laser — CXFEL for short — is being built at ASU's Biodesign Institute in Tempe. It's ...

2109, 2019

Olmsted Center for Sight undergoes rebranding

September 21st, 2019|Comments Off on Olmsted Center for Sight undergoes rebranding

With a stronger focus on how it can enable people with vision problems to achieve more, the Olmsted Center for Sight will adopt a new name and mission. Via: Pathways for the Visually Impaired will be the agency’s new name. Tamara Owen, CEO, announced ...

2109, 2019

Arizona Cardinals-branded rooms unveiled at Gila River hotels

September 21st, 2019|Comments Off on Arizona Cardinals-branded rooms unveiled at Gila River hotels

As part of the recently extended partnership between the Arizona Cardinals and Gila River Hotels & Casinos, fans can now stay in team-branded rooms at the tribe-owned resorts. For 15 years, the Cardinals and the enterprise arm of the Gila River Indian...

2109, 2019

Paper paychecks becoming an antiquated notion, payroll processors say

September 21st, 2019|Comments Off on Paper paychecks becoming an antiquated notion, payroll processors say

Buffalo-area payroll services companies say clients are increasingly relying upon electronic services. Some services like day-of payments, though, may not be such a good thing, they say.

Health

How your watch could save your life

September 21st, 2019|

The watch you wear every day can do more than make sure you are on time for your appointments. If you are wearing an Apple Watch, it can also detect a life-threatening irregular heartbeat. Apple has been promoting the wearable technology as a health-m...

Sports

Arizona Cardinals-branded rooms unveiled at Gila River hotels

September 21st, 2019|

As part of the recently extended partnership between the Arizona Cardinals and Gila River Hotels & Casinos, fans can now stay in team-branded rooms at the tribe-owned resorts. For 15 years, the Cardinals and the enterprise arm of the Gila River Indian...

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How your watch could save your life

The watch you wear every day can do more than make sure you are on time for your appointments. If you are wearing an Apple Watch, it can also detect a life-threatening irregular heartbeat. Apple has been promoting the wearable technology as a health-m...

By | September 21st, 2019|Categories: Healthcare|

FitBit considering sale to investment bank: Report

San Francisco-based wearable device maker Fitbit Inc has been communicating with an investment bank regarding a sale, Reuters reported Friday. Qatalyst has been seeking to persuade Fitbit to consider sale options for several weeks, arguing it could at...

By | September 20th, 2019|Categories: Healthcare|