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Perot used his time at IBM and $1,000 to help change an industry — and Texas

While Ross Perot Sr. is known for his presidential push in the 1990s, it’s his efforts as an entrepreneur and innovator in technology that helped change an industry and a region. In 1962, Perot founded Electronic Data Systems Corp., a company tha.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 11th, 2019

Perot used his time at IBM and $1,000 to change an industry

Ross Perot Sr.'s efforts with EDS were a key part of the man's far-reaching life. But it didn't always come easy......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2019

Visionary Texas businessman Ross Perot Sr. dies at 89

Dallas billionaire H. Ross Perot Sr., the technology and real estate industry titan who twice ran for president, has died at the age of 89. Perot founded Electronic Data Systems in 1962 when the overall technology industry was still young. EDS was a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 9th, 2019

Visionary business executive Ross Perot Sr. dies at 89

Billionaire H. Ross Perot Sr., the technology and real estate industry titan who twice ran for president, has died at the age of 89. Perot, who resided in Texas, founded Electronic Data Systems in 1962 when the overall technology industry was still y.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 9th, 2019

Time for Trump to Change His Trade Tactics

Too big a price for the tech industry? Eleven long months ago, at Fortune's Brainstorm Tech conference in Aspen, Colo., New Y.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 10th, 2019

A new leader at Duke Energy faces rapid change in industry

Stephen De May has been Duke Energy Corp.’s North Carolina president for six months. It’s been a busy time, and things don’t look to get easier......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 9th, 2019

Chevron-Anadarko Acquisition Signals Coming Changes In The Oil & Gas Industry

Chevron announced Friday an intent to acquire Anadarko Petroleum. The Chevron-Anadarko deal comes at a time when climate-related concerns are raising hard questions about the oil and gas industry. As climate change reduces demand for oil and gas.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkApr 15th, 2019

Britain"s WPP, investors adjust to life without Sorrell

LONDON (Reuters) - WPP entered uncharted territory on Monday after the exit of founder Martin Sorrell left the world's biggest advertising company rudderless at a time of intense industry change......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 16th, 2018

CEO"s departure pushes WPP into uncharted waters

WPP shares slid as investors digest the sudden departure of its founder, legendary ad man Martin Sorrell. He leaves, following an investigation into alleged misconduct, at a time of sweeping change in the advertising industry......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersApr 16th, 2018

WPP shares fall 4 percent as founder Sorrell quits

LONDON (Reuters) - Shares in WPP fell 4 percent at the open on Monday after Chief Executive and founder Martin Sorrell quit, leaving the group without a boss at a time of huge change in the industry......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 16th, 2018

WPP embarks on new journey without Sorrell at the helm

LONDON (Reuters) - WPP , the world's biggest advertising company, will head into uncharted territory on Monday when it starts life without its founder Martin Sorrell, whose departure has left it rudderless at a time of swirling industry change......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 15th, 2018

Mountain View startup to offer on-demand driverless rides on public roads in Texas

The driverless-car industry is gaining momentum, and this time it's going to let the public in Frisco, Texas, take it for a test ride. Mountain View-based Drive.ai — working with the Frisco Transportation Management Association — will offer tr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 7th, 2018

Convergys Is in Talks With Several Potential Buyers

Convergys is in talks with several parties interested in the call-center operator, as it looks for a buyer that could help it bulk up at a time of rapid change in the industry......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 11th, 2018

$78 million resort would raise hospitality bar in Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg is a charming destination in the Texas Hill Country but has lacked a full-service resort and conference center — until now. Find out what why a Houston-based developer thinks the time is right to change that with a big investment......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 28th, 2018

Big Oil asks government to protect it from climate change

A year after Hurricane Harvey pounded the Texas Gulf Coast, the U.S. oil industry is asking the government for protection from future natural disasters, especially those caused by climate change. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 23rd, 2018

Texas leaves $4B on the table every year because of this policy, study says

The defense and aerospace industry is clamoring for change that would greatly impact Dallas-Fort Worth, as the region is one of the largest defense hubs in the country......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2019

U.S. farmers look past trade fears to cash in on China"s hog crisis

It might seem an unlikely time for U.S. farmers to look to China for more business but the devastating impact of African swine fever on the Chinese pork industry is trumping concerns about trade wars and tariffs......»»

Category: topSource: reuters4 hr. 26 min. ago

Cramer: Amazon"s Exit From Food Delivery "Doesn"t Change Anything" For GrubHub

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN)'s exit from the food delivery business "doesn't change anything" for industry titan GrubHub Inc (NYSE: GRUB), according to CNBC's Jim Cramer. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzinga10 hr. 26 min. ago

Rosengren says Q2 GDP, due next Friday, may change his policy view

This is a Real-time headline. These are breaking news, delivered the minute it happens, delivered ticker-tape style. Visit www.marketwatch.com or the quote page for more information about this breaking news......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 19th, 2019

Here"s why Texas is a top spot for gig economy workers

Gig economy, a work-when-you-want, technology-heavy industry, is on the rise across the nation, and Texas is one of the most accommodating states for gig workers, according to FitSmallBusiness.com. In a recent report, the small business resource ide.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 18th, 2019

Q&A: Michael Pollack on his time at Reed Smith, the legal industry

I recently spoked with Michael Pollack, the Philadelphia-based lawyer responsible for spearheading Reed Smith's metamorphosis from a Pittsburgh-based law firm into an international legal power, who announced last week that he will retire at the end o.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 17th, 2019