• MOVERS & SHAKERS

    The Gazette -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    The following real estate professionals were recently elected as officers of the Pikes Peak Chapter of the Women's Council of Realtors: Kathy Tutko of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, president; Dawn Grubbs of Grubbs Realty, president-elect; Gabriele Onefre of Nextage Pikes Peak...

  • Technology vet takes on key role at Colorado Springs computer storage business

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    Just four months after joining the board of X-IO Technologies, Bill Miller has become executive chairman of Colorado Springs-based computer storage manufacturer. The technology industry veteran took over the post last month from John Beletic, who remains on X-IO's board and is now...

  • Facebook exec, NBA team up to get men to 'lean in' for women

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg has enlisted NBA stars LeBron James, Stephen Curry and some of the basketball league's other top players to convince more men to join the fight for women's rights at home and at work. The players will deliver the message in...

  • China stocks lead Asia lower after annual growth target cut

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    HONG KONG (AP) — A tumble in Chinese stocks dragged most other Asian benchmarks lower Thursday after China cut its economic growth target. KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong's Hang Seng fell 1.1 percent to 24,189.66 and the Shanghai Composite Index in mainland China lost 1.5 percent to...

  • Second Los Angeles hospital reports 'superbug' infections

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four patients at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center have been infected with an antibiotic-resistant "superbug" linked to a type of medical scope that's used on more than a half-million people in the U.S. every year, the hospital said Wednesday. The revelation comes two...

  • House passes Amtrak bill that could boost Northeast service

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In a rare burst of bipartisanship, the House moved Wednesday to boost Amtrak's popular service between Boston and Washington while giving states a greater say in the local routes they help subsidize. The bill, approved by a vote of 316 to 101, authorizes $7.2 billion...

  • Bankrupt Caesars unit gets court's OK to use cash, for now

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal judge in Chicago ruled Wednesday that a bankrupt division of Caesars Entertainment Corp. can tap some of the $847 million in cash it has on hand for at least five weeks. Judge Benjamin Goldgar said Caesars Entertainment Operating Co. could access its cash in...

  • Venture capitalist says he tried to prevent firing of woman

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A prominent senior partner at a Silicon Valley venture capital firm testified Wednesday that he was a loyal supporter of a woman who is now suing the company for sex discrimination. Billionaire John Doerr took the witness stand for a second day in the lawsuit...

  • Online retailer Etsy files for IPO valued at up to $100M

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Etsy, the online retailer used by hobbyists and people who make their living selling their crafts, is going public. The Brooklyn-based company filed paperwork Wednesday for an initial public offering of stock valued at up to $100 million. It did not say yet how many...

  • Airlines canceling large number of flights for Thursday

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    The patience of thousands of airline travelers will be tested again Thursday by a winter storm stretching from Texas to southern New England. Airlines canceled more than 1,800 U.S. flights scheduled for Thursday after scrubbing nearly 1,700 through early evening on Wednesday,...

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