The light-filled entryway to the United Technologies Research Center in East Hartford belie the world-class applied research underway behind its walls.

Dividends from UTRC's technology research, talent are widespread

Sitting alongside a former runway tarmac in East Hartford is one of the world's foremost corporate sifters of scientific and technological ideas — past, present and future.

Miri Berger, co-founder of the Israeli startup 6Degrees, demonstrates an armband to enable those who have lost the use of their hands to use a computer mouse or smart phone.

Hartford, state aim to build bridges with Israel's tech economy

Nearly two dozen Israeli startup executives and government officials, fresh off visits to New York and Philadelphia, made one last stop on their East Coast road show this month — to downtown...

 
This week's focus

Barnes & Noble's foothold firmly planted at UConn in downtown Hartford

Q&A talks to Patrick Maloney, president of Barnes & Noble College, which operates 781 college-campus bookstores around the country, including eight at UConn's seven campuses around the state.

Westfarms’ activation campaigns boost revenue stream

The 12,000-plus families expected to visit Santa's Flight Academy at Westfarms mall this holiday season will get more than just giddy anticipation waiting for Christmas' most famous celebrity —...

Q&As from recent editions
Faces of Business

Ed Pratesi has made a career out of valuing businesses

As Edward Pratesi recalls it, he was a sophomore at the University of New Haven in the mid-1960s with an errand to run at the local post office.

Faces of Business from recent editions
Newsmakers

Q&A with Shoppes at Buckland Hills GM Andrew Sufian

The countdown has begun toward launch of the holiday shopping season — technically from this week's “Black Friday” through year's end — and Andrew Sufian, who runs one of the...

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