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Business sues ex-employee over trade secrets at GloFo

Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014
One of the largest tool-supply companies working at the GlobalFoundries Fab 8 complex is suing a former employee, alleging he took trade secrets when he left for an on-site competitor.
 
Schenectady hotel sees occupancy jump after Mazzone makeover
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady hotel sees occupancy jump after Mazzone makeover

Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014
Occupancy at the Parker Inn & Suites has jumped in the two months since the downtown Schenectady boutique hotel came under new management.
 
Obama calls for 'net neutrality,' ISP regulation
WASHINGTON

Obama calls for 'net neutrality,' ISP regulation

Monday, Nov. 10, 2014
President Barack Obama on Monday embraced a radical change in how the government treats Internet service, coming down on the side of consumer activists who fear slower download speeds and higher costs.
 
SCHENECTADY

Price Chopper to make 'major' announcement Tuesday

Monday, Nov. 10, 2014
Price Chopper parent company The Golub Corporation will unveil a major announcement Tuesday morning at its Schenectady headquarters.
 
Iran native eyes Schenectady café as venue for conversation
SCHENECTADY

Iran native eyes Schenectady café as venue for conversation

Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014
Mahmood Karimi-Hakak is asking the city for approval to open a café at 703 Union St., a two-story building across from Union College, to host film screenings, poetry readings, arts and crafts exhibits and plain old conversation.
 
Matt Baumgartner: Turning weakness into strength one burrito and beer at a time
SCHENECTADY

Matt Baumgartner: Turning weakness into strength one burrito and beer at a time

Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014
For Matt Baumgartner, it’s always about what’s next.
 
Company wants to generate power with barge-turbine combos
CAPITAL REGION

Company wants to generate power with barge-turbine combos

Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014
A long-standing proposal to generate power from dams at eight Mohawk River locks in Montgomery and Schenectady counties is now in front of a federal agency for consideration of final licensing.
 
Bottling plant still possible for Glenville
GLENVILLE

Bottling plant still possible for Glenville

Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014
Schenectady County officials are quietly and cautiously hopeful a major bottling operation could locate in Glenville as the company pursuing the plant continues to face pointed backlash downstate.
 
Stewart’s credits hydrofracking as it celebrates lower gas prices
CAPITAL REGION

Stewart’s credits hydrofracking as it celebrates lower gas prices

Friday, Nov. 7, 2014
Motorists have been getting a break at the gas pump in recent weeks, but most probably don’t stop to think much about why prices are down.
 
Gillibrand to aid Fulton, Montgomery county marketing initiatives
JOHNSTOWN

Gillibrand to aid Fulton, Montgomery county marketing initiatives

Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014
Fulton and Montgomery counties want to return to their manufacturing roots, and they want to do it by luring a “game-changing” company to a shovel-ready site in the region.
 
Transfinder plans to open Texas office
SCHENECTADY

Transfinder plans to open Texas office

Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014
Transfinder announced this week it’s opening a satellite office in Austin, Texas, early next year to better serve its customers in that state.
 
SCHENECTADY

Price Chopper to revamp e-coupon program

Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014
Price Chopper customers who use the grocery chain’s AdvantEdge e-Coupon program may want to use their e-coupons by the end of the month.
 
MALTA

GlobalFoundries to host annual open house

Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014
GlobalFoundries will host its annual open house for the public to see its Fab 8 campus from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.
 
Toy makers' new darlings: tiny critics on YouTube
NEW YORK

Toy makers' new darlings: tiny critics on YouTube

Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014
At a time when toy sales have stagnated for years at $22 billion, children who review toys on YouTube are wielding increasing influence. Toy makers are courting them for their ability to connect with a generation that views the online video sharing service like baby boomers do HBO.
 

Chinese engineer to plead guilty in GE Wisconsin case

Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014
Federal prosecutors say they have reached a plea deal with a Chinese engineer charged with stealing trade secrets from a GE Healthcare subsidiary in Waukesha.

 
 

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