Sikorsky names 2013 Youth Innovator Award winner

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Sikorsky Aircraft named a Tennessee teenager its 2013 Igor Sikorsky Youth Innovator Award winner, handing out a $1,000 scholarship check for imagining an electrically driven helicopter designed to hit the skies by mid-century. Vance Hudson, 15, from Collierville, Tenn., designed his S-2050 helicopter with a detachable main section that he says would allow operators to […] [Read More]
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Dragone Classic Motorcars prepping for ’13 Winter Auction

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Gentlemen, start your spending. Dragone Classic Motorcars is hosting its 2013 Winter Auction on Saturday, Dec. 7, at its Westport office, 176 Post Road West. The automobilia auction will start at 1 p.m. and the classic car auction will kick off at 2 p.m. The latter this year will feature classics from the Packard collection […] [Read More]
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OSHA cites firm in Stamford crane crash

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Concavage Marine Construction for “willful and serious workplace safety violations” following a May 22 crane collapse at the Avalon Bay Marina in Stamford. The marine construction contractor, based in Port Chester, N.Y., had been hired to replace and repair storm-damaged pilings at the […] [Read More]
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Old Greenwich firm exceeds target in fund’s final close

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Czech Asset Management, a direct lending firm based in Old Greenwich, announced the final close for its second direct lending fund “SJC II” with total commitments of $1.5 billion, exceeding its $1.0 billion target, as the company stated in a release. SJC II is the second direct lending fund raised by CAM within the past […] [Read More]
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GE Capital Retail Bank reveals rise of omni-channel shopper

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Shopping is one of the top uses of mobile technology, and seven of the top 10 activities customers perform on their cell phone are shopping related, according to GE Capital Retail Bank’s second annual Mobile Shopper Study. At the same time, the number of omni-channel shoppers who use multiple digital resources to purchase in and […] [Read More]
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WWE Studios and Blumhouse partner thriller “Incarnate”

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WWE Studios and Blumhouse Productions partner thriller “Incarnate” WWE Studios and Blumhouse Productions are partnering on “Incarnate,” the micro-budget thriller from Blumhouse directed by Brad Peyton (“journey 2:The Mysterious Island”), scripted by Ronnie Christensen (“Dark Side” and starring Aaron Eckhart. WWE Superstar) Mark Henry has been cast in a cameo role, and WWE Studios will […] [Read More]
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Milford dog-training company exploring market for kid dog trainers

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Call it canine kindergarten. Milford-based One Smart Dog is introducing a class in 2014 for teaching children ages 6 and up to train their family dog. The company, owned by professional dog trainer Dawn Lowery, is calling the program “Tiny Trainers.” The point is to carve out a niche in the region’s dog-training market by […] [Read More]
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Stamford-based Basware wins ‘green’ award

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E-invoicing and purchase-to-pay solutions provider Basware has received a Green Supply Chain award from Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine for the fourth consecutive year. The award recognizes Stamford-based Basware’s industry leadership in helping companies reduce paper through e-invoicing and electronic processes. In addition to enabling sustainability, Basware’s solutions and services help companies gain critical […] [Read More]
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