News archive from 22 January 2012

MLB whispers: Fielder could wind up with Dodgers

MLB whispers: Fielder could wind up with Dodgers

Could Prince Fielder wind up with the Dodgers? The longer he remains unsigned, the more that becomes a possibility. MLB is expected to identify a buyer for the team in early February, and the potential buyer could ask Frank McCourt to get Fielder...

 
Ensuring That Ideas Are Employee-Owned

Ensuring That Ideas Are Employee-Owned

This interview with Katherine Hays, chief executive of GenArts, a visual effects technology company, was conducted and condensed by Adam Bryant. Q. When was the first time you were somebody’s boss? A. The first time I had a real leadership position...

 

Notre Dame officially names Elliott safeties coach

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Slowly but surely, the Notre Dame coaching staff for 2012 is coming into focus, with the addition of Bob Elliott as safeties coach becoming official Saturday. The 58-year-old Elliott's departure from Iowa State for the Irish was...

 
SoxFest schedule

SoxFest schedule

Each day at Palmer House Hilton includes autograph sessions and a photo stage.>I? Friday 4-9 p.m.: "State of the Game" seminar with Commissioner Bud Selig and announcer Hawk Harrelson; "Your 2012 White Sox" with general manager...

 
Medical Records Need to Be Portable, Too

Medical Records Need to Be Portable, Too

To the Editor: Re “Digitizing Health Records, Before It Was Cool” (Jan. 15), which described one company’s role in supplying electronic medical health records: The article noted that companies’ varying platforms for these records “have raised concerns...

 

Letters: Paying With Pennies

To the Editor: Re “Dear Starbucks: A Penny for Your Thoughts” (Strategies, Jan. 15), which described how Starbucks had raised the cost of a tall cup of coffee in Manhattan to $2.01, after tax: I have a totally different reaction to that not-so-round...

 
SoxFest represents fresh start for Dunn

SoxFest represents fresh start for Dunn

In what can be classified as either one of the bravest moves ever or one of self-flagellation, Adam Dunn will appear at this weekend's SoxFest. Given that anyone who is 6 feet 6, weighs somewhere on either side of 300 pounds and usually has a big...

 

Hazard Insurance With Its Own Perils

ONE of the richest and most secretive sources of profit in the mortgage business is coming under scrutiny. It’s about time. Investigators are training their sights on a type of hazard insurance policy known as force-placed insurance, a type of policy...

 
Ensuring That Ideas Are Employee-Owned

Ensuring That Ideas Are Employee-Owned

This interview with Katherine Hays, chief executive of GenArts, a visual effects technology company, was conducted and condensed by Adam Bryant. Q. When was the first time you were somebody’s boss? A. The first time I had a real leadership position...

 

Letters: Paying With Pennies

To the Editor: Re “Dear Starbucks: A Penny for Your Thoughts” (Strategies, Jan. 15), which described how Starbucks had raised the cost of a tall cup of coffee in Manhattan to $2.01, after tax: I have a totally different reaction to that not-so-round...

 
Medical Records Need to Be Portable, Too

Medical Records Need to Be Portable, Too

To the Editor: Re “Digitizing Health Records, Before It Was Cool” (Jan. 15), which described one company’s role in supplying electronic medical health records: The article noted that companies’ varying platforms for these records “have raised concerns...

 

BJ Young's 15 leads Arkansas past Michigan 66-64, keeps Razorbacks perfect at home

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas just refuses to lose in Bud Walton Arena. BJ Young scored 15 points and Arkansas hit its first 11 shots and never trailed on the way to a 66-64 win over No. 20 Michigan on Saturday.

 
A Better Tax System (Assembly Instructions Included)

A Better Tax System (Assembly Instructions Included)

IT’S that time again. Start filing all those W-2s, 1099s and scraps of paper you’ll need for your annual tax return. No doubt, this isn’t your favorite activity. At some point, you may ask yourself whether there’s a better way. There is. Economists...

 
A Better Tax System (Assembly Instructions Included)

A Better Tax System (Assembly Instructions Included)

IT’S that time again. Start filing all those W-2s, 1099s and scraps of paper you’ll need for your annual tax return. No doubt, this isn’t your favorite activity. At some point, you may ask yourself whether there’s a better way. There is. Economists...

 
Cracking Teenagers’ Online Codes

Cracking Teenagers’ Online Codes

WITH her coordinated zebra-striped scarf, tights and arm warmers (arm warmers?), spiky out-to-there hat and pierced tongue, 34-year-old Danah Boyd provides an electric Gen Y contrast to the staid gray lobby of Microsoft Research in Cambridge, Mass.,...

 

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