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Family history of new Google CFO, Ruth Porat

Family history of new Google CFO, Ruth Porat

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SAN FRANCISCO — To the business press, the symbolism of Ruth Porat’s move from her position as chief financial officer of Morgan Stanley to her newly announced perch as Google’s CFO of the future couldn’t be more obvious — it represents a shift in power from Wall Street to Silicon Valley.

And there’s no question that it’s a big deal when one of the most powerful women in finance decides that the grass — or at least the money — is greener on the other side of the country.

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Israeli start-up wins Verizon competition

Israeli start-up wins Verizon competitionNEW YORK — Israeli start-up Sesame Enable won first place in a competition held by telecom giant Verizon for its development of the world’s first hands-free smart phone, opening a world of possibility for the disabled. An additional prize was awarded to Israeli Voiceitt for its invention of voice translation technology for the speech-impaired. Both companies were founded by graduates of the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.
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Philanthropic impulse behind CharityBids

Philanthropic impulse behind CharityBidsSECTION B PAGE 1 Clear Channel. Home Depot. Royal Bank of Canada. Tommy Hilfiger. “All these huge companies are calling us, very conscious of their brand . . . ” Often you get the idea that when someone is telling you what he does, he’s telling you three times as much as what he actually does. He inflates his importance. Exaggerates.

Last Updated ( Friday, 12 December 2014 13:34 )

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East Side Kosher Deli sold to Shua Horowitz

East Side Kosher Deli sold to Shua Horowitz From the December 5, 2014 issue Michael and Marcy Schreiber, longtime owners of the East Side Kosher Deli, have announced that the Deli is being purchased by Joshua “Shua” Horowitz of West Hempstead, Long Island. The sale is scheduled to be completed in mid-December. “We are just thrilled that someone with Joshua’s energy, enthusiasm, business savvy and creative ideas is taking over the Deli,” said Michael Schreiber. “We know that he will take the Deli to the next level for the...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 04 December 2014 14:23 )

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Boulder alleviates homelessness at '1175'

Boulder alleviates homelessness at '1175'BOULDER HOUSING Partners (BHP) opened an apartment building at 1175 Lee Hill Road on Nov. 3 to reduce homelessness. BHP is the housing authority for Boulder since 1966. It builds, owns and manages 33% of the total inventory of affordable housing in Boulder as part of Boulder County’s 10-year plan to end homelessness. The new building on Lee Hill Rd. is 31 units, designed to supply permanent supportive housing to some of Boulder’s chronically homeless population. The plan to end homelessne...
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