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Legal issues facing inventors is the subject of the March 18 meeting of the Suffolk County Inventors and Entrepreneurs Club.
Attorney Lisa Renee Pomerantz will speak about the inventing process and the law. Her legal practice revolves around dispute resolution and legal training services for creative companies. She has been practicing law in...Read more »
Fewer Northeasterners expect to move in the next year than residents of other regions of the United States, according to a new poll.
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York on Monday released its Survey of Consumer Expectations. It showed that in February only 15.8 percent of people living in New York and eight other states in the Northeast said they expected to move their primary residence in...Read more »
The Microsoft store at the Walt Whitman Shops mall in Huntington Station is throwing a party to mark the Monday midnight launch of Titanfall, a "highly anticipated" video game.
The store is one of 13 Microsoft stores in North America to throw a party before the game goes on sale at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, although many other video game stores are expected to host their own events.
Store...Read more »
Francis Moschella, Pall Corp.'s corporate controller and chief accounting officer, will leave the company effective April 1, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing.
Chief financial officer Akhil Johri assumed the role of chief accounting officer effective March 7, according to the brief filing that said Moschella was leaving "to pursue other interests." The company declined...Read more »
A trio of investors will put up more than $5 million to renovate their four-story office building at 600 Community Dr. in Manhasset.
The renovation plans call for a reconstructed building entrance, an upgraded lobby with new marble and granite finishes, and renovated bathrooms.
A timeline for the renovations -- from when it will begin and how long it will take -- was not given. A local...Read more »
MONDAY, MARCH 10, 2014
PROFESSIONAL WOMEN MEET | Woodbury
Long Island Center for Business and Professional Women meeting, topic is "Having the Most Difficult Conversation Ever With Your Parents," 6-8:30 p.m., Fox Hollow Country Club, 7725 Jericho Tpke., register, $65, 631-673-2029.
TUESDAY, MARCH 11, 2014
DINNER MEETING | Hauppauge
An interactive discussion of the business...Read more »
ChyronHego Corp. Friday posted a 98 percent increase in fourth quarter revenues to $14.7 million and a narrowed net loss of $3.8 million versus $20 million in the year-ago period.
Net loss per diluted share was 12 cents compared to $1.17 in the prior year.
The Melville-based maker of broadcast graphic and data visualization products acquired Swedish sports graphics company Hego Aktiebolag...Read more »
It's tax time, and that means tax refund time for some of us.
What will you do with your refund? Save it? Spend it?
If you're planning to spend it, will you use it for something special, like going on a vacation or buying a new car? Or will you use it to pay off debt or cover current bills?
Vote and leave a comment; results and a selection of comments will appear in next...Read more »
New York State is conducting its fifth competition for business plans devised by college students, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced this week.
The deadline for submitting applications on Long Island is March 14.
Students will be competing for more than $500,000 in prizes with the final round to be in Albany on April 25.
“In the past, this program has paired young entrepreneurs with...Read more »
Planet Payment, a payment and currency processing provider in Long Beach, reported higher sales and earnings Thursday due to higher transaction volumes.
Sales at the company was $12.2 million for the last quarter of 2013, compared to $11.9 million in the year-ago period. Quarterly profit was $200,000, up from a loss of $100,000 in the 2012 quarter.
"I believe our achievements in...Read more »