News archive from 21 October 2013

AT&T in $4.85B deal to lease, sell wireless towers

DALLAS -- AT&T says it will sell or lease the rights for 9,700 wireless communications towers to Crown Castle International for about $4.85 billion. Crown Castle will lease about 9,100 towers and buy another 600. AT&T will sublease capacity on...

 

Packers WR Jones inactive vs. Browns

Green Bay, WI (SportsNetwork.com) - Green Bay Packers wide receiver James Jones is inactive for Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns. Jones missed practice all week and was questionable for the game after hurting his left knee early in last...

 
2 painful defeats for Palmetto State

2 painful defeats for Palmetto State

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- There hasn't been a football hangover like this in the Palmetto State since New Year's Eve 2010. That was the last time before Saturday fans of the state's two major college programs endured defeats on the same day. South Carolina...

 
Ref explains Patriots penalty

Ref explains Patriots penalty

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Referee Jerome Boger explained in a pool report the penalty committed by Patriots defensive tackle Chris Jones that negated a missed Jets field goal in overtime. Nick Folk soon made a 42-yarder to win the game 30-27 Sunday....

 
‘Old soul' Bernard Hopkins still defying time

‘Old soul' Bernard Hopkins still defying time

Seven months after yet another milestone, Bernard Hopkins returns to the same setting and seeks to add more accomplishments in his Hall of Fame-bound career. Still not ready for retirement, Hopkins, 48, will defend his light-heavyweight title against...

 
Spanish investment and trade ties with Florida offer business gold

Spanish investment and trade ties with Florida offer business gold

Arriving in South Florida, visitors from Spain might feel as if they've never left the Iberian Peninsula. They can arrive aboard the Spanish airline Iberia, drive on a highway that a Spanish company built, stay at a hotel that Spanish investors own,...

 
100 Montaditos: Globe-trotting bread is key for Spanish restaurant chain

100 Montaditos: Globe-trotting bread is key for Spanish restaurant chain

At 100 Montaditos, the Spanish fast-casual sandwich chain, it's all about the bread. The franchise brand, which belongs to Spain's Restalia Group, made its first foray into the New World in January 2011 with the opening of a restaurant in Midtown...

 
Maria Elena Headpieces & Accessories creates the finishing touches for brides

Maria Elena Headpieces & Accessories creates the finishing touches for brides

When Alyssa Milano, Ali Landry and Courtney Lopez each walked down the aisle, they chose elaborate items from Maria Elena Headpieces & Accessories to accent their gowns. And when Monte Durham, a star of Say Yes to the Dress — Atlanta...

 
Arsht Center CEO talks arts, money and neighborhood change

Arsht Center CEO talks arts, money and neighborhood change

M. John Richard keeps an interesting coaster in his office at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami. Larger than your average cup, the patch is actually a scrap from new carpet installed at the Ziff Ballet Opera House after leaks...

 
Startup Spotlight: LiveNinja

Startup Spotlight: LiveNinja

Concept: LiveNinja is a marketplace that allows people to buy and sell expertise via live video chat. Headquarters: Miami Story: A few years back, when the economy bottomed out and millions of people lost their jobs, LiveNinja's founders started to...

 
WebCongress brings the community into its Miami event, others news of note

WebCongress brings the community into its Miami event, others news of note

It would be easier to just bring a prepackaged conference to town — fly in, fly out — but that's not Ouali Benmeziane's way. Benmeziane is the founder of WebCongress, a digital marketing and media conference he originated in...

 
Entrepreneurship events this week and startup news to note

Entrepreneurship events this week and startup news to note

DATEBOOK • CIVIC HACKING: Code for Miami invites developers, designers, data geeks and idea makers to its weekly meetups from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays, Oct. 21, at The LAB Miami in Wynwood. This week: Recap of Social Good Miami Summit. More info:...

 
Anticipating the hike in interest rates: A little planning can have benefits

Anticipating the hike in interest rates: A little planning can have benefits

Now that the government is back in business, it's time to think about interest rates. With interest rates having recently begun to rise and currently expected to climb higher than today's historically low rates, it's important for middle-market...

 
Wife of Mariners player Carlos Peguero charged $180K on teammate's credit card

Wife of Mariners player Carlos Peguero charged $180K on teammate's credit card

The wife of Seattle Mariners outfielder Carlos Peguero allegedly used the credit card of teammate Felix Hernandez's wife to rack up nearly $180,000 in charges from Saks Fifth Avenue's website. Maria Jacqueline Peguero, 22, daughter of the late...

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Building a strong culture pays huge dividends

Building a strong culture pays huge dividends

I always told my students that after the CEO, the most powerful person in many companies is the CEO's assistant. I found this over many years of not knowing I was supposed to act superior to everyone except people in power. My ignorance of this...

 

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