News archive from 14 October 2013

After the recession: Legal profession undergoes sweeping changes

After the recession: Legal profession undergoes sweeping changes

The Great Recession of 2008 did more than William Shakespeare ever could when it comes to reducing the number of new lawyers, both locally and nationally. Perhaps even more startling, the recession is revolutionizing the legal profession from Miami to...

 
V2 Cigs: S. Florida company's sales are smoking hot

V2 Cigs: S. Florida company's sales are smoking hot

Electronic cigarettes — or e-cigs — are puffing along in the United States and one Miami company, V2 Cigs, has taken advantage of this fast-growing market to become the third-largest e-cig vendor in the country in less than five...

 
MDC fosters a culture of entrepreneurship

MDC fosters a culture of entrepreneurship

Earlier this month, Miami Dade College and Goldman Sachs announced they are bringing the 10,000 Small Businesses program to South Florida. Through a structured educational program and mentoring, 10,000 Small Businesses will help hundreds of small...

 
MacKnight Food Group has plans to expand

MacKnight Food Group has plans to expand

Company: MacKnight Food Group Location: 550 NE 185th St., Miami. Service: Smoked salmon purveyors. Years in business: 16 years. Management team: Hamish Rose, president. Revenues: $7 million five years ago, up to $20 million at the end of 2012....

 

UM Launch Pad announces Elevator Pitch Competition; Voike launches

Ready, set, pitch: The University of Miami's Launch Pad, a career entrepreneurship center, is bringing back its popular Global Entrepreneurship Week Elevator Pitch Contest. Entering the Elevator Pitch Contest is free, and there is a track for the...

 

UCA injured quarterback Smothers out for season

CONWAY, Ark. -- Central Arkansas quarterback Wynrick Smothers will miss the rest of the season with a broken ankle. The fifth-year senior was hurt in Saturday's UCA home victory over Nebraska-Kearney, 31-0. The Log Cabin Democrat reports...

 
Bradford, Rams hand Texans 4th straight loss 38-13

Bradford, Rams hand Texans 4th straight loss 38-13

HOUSTON -- Matt Schaub was an obvious scapegoat for Houston's problems in its past three losses. On Sunday, it was evident that the Texans have other issues than just shaky quarterback play. Sam Bradford threw three touchdown passes, St. Louis added a...

 

Miami to NY hedge funds: We're ready for you now

Miami hopes to lure hedge funds out of New York with an updated twist on a familiar message: Come south for warm winters, zero state or city income tax and -- finally -- a downtown worthy of Wall Street's elite. “It's really showing the...

 

Smart growth, meet dumb move

There's enough buildable land within Miami-Dade County's Urban Development Boundary to satisfy projected growth needs until 2026, says county planning chief Mark Woerner. That projection is new — the initial date was 2021, but county...

 

Arkansas golf team heads for Indiana tourney

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Arkansas' men's golf team is preparing for a tournament at Carmel, Ind., at Crooked Stick Golf Club. The tournament begins Monday on the par 72 course. In the field are 14 teams, four of them nationally ranked, including...

 
Dabo, Jimbo in top-5 ACC showdown

Dabo, Jimbo in top-5 ACC showdown

CLEMSON, S.C. -- After No. 3 Clemson's great escape against Boston College, the Tigers can finally focus on No. 5 Florida State and the Atlantic Coast Conference's first top-five showdown in eight years. While the Seminoles (5-0, 3-0) had the week...

 

Four free ways to target your ideal customer on Twitter

The business world is buzzing with talk of Twitter's highly anticipated initial public offering (IPO) set to take place over the next few months. Since its launch in 2006, Twitter has made communicating in 140 characters or less a way of life for...

 

Forecast bright for cloud computing

Clouds are typically bad news in sunny South Florida, but the opposite is true for the digital cloud. Whether we want to admit it or not, our lives are already inextricably tied to the technology cloud. Most major companies have made the switch to it,...

 

Panthers at Vikings: Key Moments

6:05 left, first quarter On fourth-and-1 from Vikings' 32 on the Panthers' opening drive, fullback Mike Tolbert runs left for 2 yards. It's the first of two fourth-down conversions in the nine-minute, 29-second drive, which ends with Steve Smith's...

 

Minnesota Vikings were awful, terrible, brutal and more vs. Carolina

It was an awful exhibition of football in what already has become a terrible season. In a less forgiving market, the coach's head might be rolling down the interstate by now. As for Minnesota ... “There's a lot of football to be...

 

News Widget for Webmasters

Newsrt at twitter
«
»
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
  1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31