Pittsburgh creating blueprint for next 75 years

Catarina Fake moved away from Pittsburgh when she was in second grade. Since then, she has lived around the globe, including in Vancouver, Helsinki, New York City and Silicon Valley. On Thursday, Fake, serial entrepreneur and venture capitalist, brought .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 27th, 2019

Pittsburgh health system investing $90M in newly acquired Maryland hospital

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has committed to investing $90 million over five years in the former Western Maryland Health System, which on its acquisition earlier this month became UPMC Western Maryland. The hospital system, based in.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 18th, 2020

Geely, Volvo to merge, creating China"s first global carmaker

Geely Automobile and its sister company Volvo Cars are planning to merge and list in Hong Kong and possibly Stockholm, giving Volvo access to public markets after it dropped a move to list its stock two years ago. Ciara Lee reports.....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersFeb 11th, 2020

Dick"s Sporting Goods makes push to support women athletes

Dick's Sporting Goods is making another move in the growing market for women in sports. The Pittsburgh-based chain's foundation is giving $5 million to the U.S. Soccer Foundation over three years for its United for Girls initiative, the company anno.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 5th, 2020

The most iconic fashion designers of the last 100 years

ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images Over the last 100 years, many fashion designers have greatly influenced how we dress. Some pushed boundaries by creating a "new look," while others broug.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 3rd, 2020

Tech firm with real estate ties raises $8.5 million

A Nashville entrepreneur who sold his video game startup four years ago has received a fresh injection of capital to fund his latest venture. Blueprint Holding Co Inc., the parent company of Blueprint Title Co. closed on a $8.5 million round of fun.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 28th, 2020

Bloomsburg enters into accelerated law admissions program with Pitt Law

The University of Pittsburgh School of Law and Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania confirmed that they have entered into an agreement allowing qualified students to earn both an undergraduate degree and a law degree in six years. That saves a full.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 23rd, 2020

Law firm with Pittsburgh office agrees to merge with Atlanta law firm

Pepper Hamilton has agreed to merge with Atlanta-based Troutman Sanders, creating a law firm with 1,100 attorneys in 23 offices across the country and more than $900 million in revenue. Partnerships from both firms have ratified the deal, which wil.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 9th, 2020

Newspaper Guild wins health care arbitration against Post-Gazette

The Newspaper Guild of Pittsburgh announced Monday that it had won its arbitration against the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette over the newspaper's refusal to pay for health care premium increases over the past two years. The Newspaper Guild, a union repre.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 31st, 2019

Chinese Scientist Who Created First Gene-Edited Babies Sentenced To 3 Years In Prison

Chinese Scientist Who Created First Gene-Edited Babies Sentenced To 3 Years In Prison A Chinese court on Monday sentenced a scientist responsible for creating the world's first .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 30th, 2019

Everett magnetic eyelash startup goes from nothing to $15M in one year

Laura Hunter knew she had a multi-million-dollar idea on her hands, even as she was creating magnetic eyeliner in her family's bathroom. Two years later, turns out she was right. "I was really cocky," she said. "I was just so sure, so sure, that w.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 23rd, 2019

All of Disney"s animated princess movies, ranked by audiences

Walt Disney Pictures Disney has been creating princess-centric movies for over 80 years, but some are more beloved than others.  "Frozen II" (2019) is the only sequel on the list to make it to the big screen and it's the highest-rated princess film.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 21st, 2019

City updates paid sick day guidelines after court challenge

Four years after the Pittsburgh City Council passed the legislation, a new rule on paid sick days is set to take effect in the city. Under the ordinance, all employers with 15 or more employees are required to offer up more than 40 hours of paid s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 16th, 2019

Dick"s Sporting Goods posts best sales quarter in six years

The Pittsburgh-based chain sai.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 26th, 2019

Are Journalists Creating Drama So They Can Report It?

Are Journalists Creating Drama So They Can Report It? Authored by B.N.Frank via, Broadcast news programming has changed a lot over the past 15-20 years.¬.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 21st, 2019

Trump to tout energy-friendly policies during Pittsburgh speech

President Donald J. Trump is expected to recount the promises delivered upon for the region's natural gas industry in the three years since he spoke at Shale Insight as a candidate in September 2016 at the same conference Wednesday in downtown Pittsbur.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 22nd, 2019

Get your company’s finances under control in these 6 steps

Capital One Over the next three to five years, 70% of US entrepreneurs expect to grow at least 25%. There are many things that can impact a company's growth plan. Getting finances in check is the first thing on the list. Creating a plan .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 15th, 2019

San Jose, Connecticut water companies close merger creating massive utility

After more than two years, much of which was spent fighting off a takeover bid, the merger between SJW Group (San Jose Water) and Connecticut Water Service Inc., closed Wednesday. The resulting SJW Group (NYSE: SJW), based in San Jose, thus becomes the.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 10th, 2019

Deutsche Bank in strategy shift to address tech woes

Deutsche Bank is creating a new technology division in a strategy shift designed to reduce complexity and lower costs while transforming systems that have held back the bank for years......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 7th, 2019

Trib Total Media coming back into the city of Pittsburgh

After ending its print edition of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review nearly three years ago, Greensburg-based Trib Total Media today announced on its website that it was reopening an office in the D.L. Clark Building on the North Shore. The Trib's in-h.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 30th, 2019

How prepared are you for retirement? There"s a score for that

You've heard of credit scores, but what about retirement scores? A new tool aims to help you understand just how far your current savings and assets will go toward creating financial security in your older years......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 16th, 2019