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Oregon Sports Angels invests in Portland apparel company

Oregon Sports Angels has invested in Looptworks, a fast-rising Portland company that "upcycles" by making new products out of discarded material. It's the fourth investment for Oregon Sports Angels, which has quickly become a critical part of the cit...

Martha Stewart, Emeril Lagasse brands are sold

Sequential Brands Group Inc. has agreed to sell the rights to the Martha Stewart and Emeril Lagasse brands and related intellectual property assets to Marquee Brands LLC for $175 million, with an earnout opportunity of up to an additional $40 million. ...

This program aims to stimulate interest in engineering career

Getting an early start is important in careers like engineering — and Jones High School in Orlando has a program that works to address that. After all, metro Orlando has more than 17,000 engineering and architecture jobs, paying an average annual wage...

Nashville Lifestyles founder launches new publication

Stacie Standifer, the locally based publisher and writer best known for founding the magazine Nashville Lifestyles, is launching a new publication. According to a news release, The Nashville Edit will “focus on sharing the people, places and influence...

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1504, 2019

STEM conference aims to prepare students for careers

April 15th, 2019|Comments Off on STEM conference aims to prepare students for careers

"We want to grow the next generation of business leaders," STEMworks Director of STEM and Workforce Development Program Isla Young said to PBN.

1504, 2019

This program aims to stimulate interest in engineering career

April 15th, 2019|Comments Off on This program aims to stimulate interest in engineering career

Getting an early start is important in careers like engineering — and Jones High School in Orlando has a program that works to address that. After all, metro Orlando has more than 17,000 engineering and architecture jobs, paying an average annual wage...

1904, 2019

Netflix is testing a ‘random episode’ option

April 19th, 2019|Comments Off on Netflix is testing a ‘random episode’ option

The streaming giant is testing a feature that enables viewers to elect to watch a random episode of certain series.

1904, 2019

Magic Johnson joins Ice Cube’s bid to buy sports networks from Disney

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After stepping down as president of the Los Angeles Lakers, Magic Johnson has joined a bid by rapper and actor Ice Cube to buy 21 regional sports networks from The Walt Disney Co. “Very happy to add Magic Johnson to our bidding group for Disney’s RSNs...

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Magic Johnson joins Ice Cube’s bid to buy sports networks from Disney

April 19th, 2019|

After stepping down as president of the Los Angeles Lakers, Magic Johnson has joined a bid by rapper and actor Ice Cube to buy 21 regional sports networks from The Walt Disney Co. “Very happy to add Magic Johnson to our bidding group for Disney’s RSNs...

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Boeing takes on risk for excess 737 parts held at Spirit AeroSystems

A regulatory filing from Spirit AeroSystems Inc. in Wichita offers new details on how the risks and costs of its staggered 737 production plan with the Boeing Co. are being handled.  Boeing (NYSE: BA) announced earlier this month that it would trim it...

By | April 19th, 2019|Categories: Budget and Tax|

Creative agency Match Marketing opens Portland office

Creative agency Match Marketing Group has opened a Portland office in order to be closer to local clients, notably Adidas. The new office, on North Killingsworth Street, is near the Adidas North America headquarters in North Portland. "Our particula...

By | April 19th, 2019|Categories: Media|

Weinstein companies did not enable alleged sex trafficking, judge rules

Miramax and Weinstein Co. executives were dismissed from a federal lawsuit on Thursday connected to Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual misconduct. U.S. District Judge Alvin Hellerstein tossed many of the claims against the companies and their executive...

By | April 19th, 2019|Categories: Media|

Sneak peek: Inside UMd.’s new computer science center named for an Oculus VR co-founder

After a five-year journey kick-started by a $31 million donation from Oculus VR Inc. co-founder Brendan Iribe, University of Maryland’s newest facility is just a week away from its official opening. The Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science and E...

By | April 19th, 2019|Categories: Education|

Tampa health care technology service acquires Jacksonville company

HealthAxis Group, a Tampa-based health technology service, has acquired a Jacksonville firm that develops and implements data warehouse and business intelligence solutions. Terms of the acquisition of Analytics Partners were not disclosed. The merge...

By | April 19th, 2019|Categories: Healthcare|

Supreme Court to hear consent-decree arguments May 16

The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania will hear Attorney General Josh Shapiro’s appeal to extend the UPMC-Highmark consent decree on Thursday, May 16. Earlier this week, the Supreme Court had allowed Shapiro to appeal the Supreme Court’s 2018 ruling on th...

By | April 19th, 2019|Categories: Healthcare|

Top of the List: Most highly educated Central Ohio ZIP codes

Where do your most educated Central Ohio neighbors live? American City Business Journals research answers that question with information collected from the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2017 American Community Survey, including the most current estimates of ed...

By | April 19th, 2019|Categories: Education|

High school moving to Frontenac with $5M renovation

Miriam Academy, a private high school with 55 students, has announced it will move operations from Town & Country to Frontenac after the city of Frontenac approved a conditional use permit for the new space. The school will move to the former B’nai El...

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