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January 7, 2015

The Latest and Greatest from the International CES 2015

by Doug Hardy | January 7, 2015 1:03pm

Click below to check out our stream of video from our visits with CES vendors this week in Las Vegas.

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October 28, 2014

Social Enterprise Trust Honors Entrepreneurs Who Hope to Change the World

by Luke Foster | October 28, 2014 11:51pm

Rob Kavaler / www.robkavaler.com Entrepreneurs interested in making social changes across the world as well as growing their bottom line are an important part of Connecticut’s economy, and their dedication and hard work should be rewarded.

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April 17, 2013

Grid New Haven Launches Apprenticeship Program for Student Programmers and Engineers

by Lon Seidman | April 17, 2013 12:16pm

A new apprenticeship program for computer science and engineering student developers is springing up in the hopes of retaining more high-quality programming talent in Connecticut.

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April 23, 2012

UConn Granted Drone Aircraft Authorization For Potential Research Project

by Lon Seidman | April 23, 2012 3:27pm

The University of Connecticut received a drone aircraft certificate of authorization by the Federal Aviation Administration, but school officials say they will be flying the aircraft for research purposes rather than surveillance. In fact, they want to build a helicopter that will fly itself.

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April 8, 2012

Silicon Valley, Watch Out For Glastonbury

by Michael Lee-Murphy | April 8, 2012 10:11pm

The next big Internet music company that becomes a regular part of our lives — think Pandora, Grooveshark, and Spotify — may not come out of the tech hubs of Silicon Valley like Palo Alto.

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September 24, 2011

Priceline Founder Inspires Hartford Entrepreneurs

by Christine Stuart | September 24, 2011 10:22pm

It’s not easy to build a business from scratch in 54 hours, but that’s just what 80 individuals signed up to do this weekend in Hartford.

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June 25, 2011

Skype Connects Massachusetts Wedding With Bride’s Family, Pastor in Cape Town

by GazetteNet.com | June 25, 2011 10:18pm

When Florence, Mass. residents James Ault and Margaret Keyser said “I do” at their wedding Saturday, the applause that echoed around their home came not only from the guests in attendance, but also from about 30 people at a church in Cape Town, South Africa.

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June 20, 2011

Texas Now Among States Looking To Internet Taxes To Close Budget Gaps | The AP

by Associated Press | June 20, 2011 7:25pm

Connecticut took a lot of criticism in recent weeks after Amazon.com decided to announced it was suspending its affiliate sales program here because of the state legislature’s support for charging sales tax on Internet purchases. But now Texas — super business friendly Texas — has followed suit.

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June 10, 2011

ANALYSIS | Taxed States Seek to Tax Amazon Sales

by Lon Seidman | June 10, 2011 9:27pm

The debate over the “Amazon Tax” continued this week with the company announcing, as many expected, the cancellation of Connecticut-based affiliate marketing contracts. The changes impact website operators who are linking to Amazon and receiving a commission based on the sales those links generate.

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Amazon Terminates Connecticut Affiliates

by Lon Seidman | June 10, 2011 7:48am

Online retailer Amazon.com today informed its Connecticut affiliates that it is terminating their relationship, effective immediately.  The contract terminations are the result of a new law that requires online retailers to collect tax from sales referred by Connecticut websites. 

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