Government spending cuts set to take effect this week will be felt at the local level as everyone from defense contractors in Virginia to waitresses in New Mexico take a hit. The overall impact on the U.S. economy may be more muted.
Nov. 29 (Bloomberg) -- Edward Amoroso, chief security officer at AT&T Services, Ken Baylor, vice president at NSS Labs Research, and Michael Brown, vice president of security product management and research at Research In Motion, participate in a panel discussion about reconciling cybersecurity concerns with the burgeoning use of mobile platforms by financial institutions. Bloomberg's Afzalul Bari moderates the panel at Bloomberg Link's Enterprise Risk Conference in New York. (Source: Bloomberg)
The Blackstone Group’s general counsel of advisory services and the chief compliance officer of Blackstone Capital Partners, Joshua B. Rovine, has rejoined Sidley Austin LLP’s pooled investment entities group as a partner in New York. He will also be a member of the firm-wide investment funds, advisers and derivatives practice, concentrating primarily on hedge fund and fund of funds formation as well as investment adviser regulation and compliance, the firm said. Rovine was a partner at Sidley from 1998 to 2002.
Jim Rogers is sitting in his sleek, modern office on the 48th floor of the Duke Energy Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, explaining how, after a merger capped off by an 11th-hour management coup, he remains chief executive officer of the largest electric utility in the U.S. He wonders aloud whether to enliven the account with a metaphor about soured romance.
Research In Motion Ltd. said its new BlackBerry 10 operating system has won security certification from the U.S. government as the debut approaches of the smartphone platform it’s counting on to revive sales.
Hillsboro, Oregon’s fifth-biggest city, is staking its credit rating on a plan to build a $15.2 million stadium for a minor-league baseball team. Similar efforts in Washington state and New Jersey ended in downgrades.
On a warm October afternoon, a steel- framed concrete warehouse north of San Francisco is inundated with grapes. Forklifts bearing fruit from the nearby Russian River Valley deliver their loads to a slow-moving conveyor belt. Flanking both sides, winemaking interns pick out stems and sunburned grapes as they groove to hip-hop music thumping from loudspeakers.