Media News

Rupert Murdoch Steps Down as Fox, News Corp. Chairman

The Fox Corporation and News Corporation (“News Corp”) announced that Rupert Murdoch is stepping down as chairman of each company’s board effective as of the upcoming Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of each company in mid-November. One of the most powerful men in all of media, the 92-year old Murdoch will become Chairman Emeritus of […]


Amazon Looks to Hire 250,000 Workers

Amazon plans to hire 250,000 people in full-time, part-time, and seasonal fulfillment center and transportation roles in hundreds of cities and towns across the U.S. Amazon says it is the country’s leading job creator—adding more than 800,000 jobs in the last five years—and is now investing $1.3 billion this year toward pay increases for customer […]

News Retail

Macy’s Hiring 38,000 for the Holidays

NEW YORK — Macy’s Inc., which operates the nation’s largest department store chain, plans to hire for more than 38,000 full- and part-time seasonal positions this upcoming holiday season. Jobs are available at Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s and Bluemercury stores, as well as its distribution centers. Last year, Macy’s hired a total of 41,000 workers for the […]

News NYC

NYU Tests Super-Fast Fiber Optic Link

New York University and Qunnect have announced the successful test of a 10-mile (16-km) quantum networking link between the Brooklyn Navy Yard and NYU’s campus in Manhattan. This technical milestone signifies a breakthrough that advances the next generation of networking protocols for quantum communication and opens the door for financial services, critical infrastructure, and telecom […]

News Technology

IBM Sells Weather Company to Private Equity Firm Francisco Partners

ARMONK, NY and SAN FRANCISCO — IBM has decided to sell its Weather Company business to private equity firm Francisco Partners. The deal includes the popular Weather Channel website and mobile app. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The Weather Channel cable TV network is a separate business owned by Allen Media. The assets being acquired […]


AMD to Establish Two Design Centers in NY State

Chipmaker AMD, based in Silicon Valley, has chosen to create two state-of-the-art research and design facilities in upstate New York at the Linden Oaks Office Park in Monroe County near Rochester, and at the Westgate Business Park in the Village of Fishkill in Dutchess County. AMD has committed to creating up to 165 new jobs […]

News Upstate

Spectrum to Hire 400 for Call Center Near Buffalo

AMHERST, N.Y. – Spectrum announced the opening this summer of a new Spectrum Mobile customer service call center in Amherst, a suburb of Buffalo, which will create 400 new local customer service positions. The positions have a starting pay of $20 per hour. The new 88,000-square-foot call center is located at 3920 Main St. in Amherst. […]

Construction News Real Estate

Montauk Point Lighthouse Restoration Completed

NY Governor Kathy Hochul, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New York District, Montauk Historical Society, and other partners celebrated the reopening of the newly restored Montauk Point Lighthouse and completion of a major coastal resiliency project to protect the historic lighthouse and associated cultural resources. The landmark, located on the easternmost point of Long […]


Signature Kitchen Opens Skyline Showroom in Englewood Cliffs

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, NJ — Signature Kitchen Suite, maker of built-in luxury kitchen appliances, debuted its new Skyline Showroom just across the river from Manhattan. The showroom is located within LG Electronics’ North American Headquarters. Situated near the picturesque riverfront of the Hudson River with vistas of the iconic New York City skyline, the new showroom will serve […]


New Pembroke Service Area on Thruway Now Open

The New York State Thruway Authority announced the new Pembroke Service Area (I-90 eastbound mile marker 397) in Corfu, NY is now open to the public. The location is the tenth new service area to open to Thruway customers as part of the $450 million project to redevelop and modernize all 27 Thruway service areas. The New Baltimore, Clarence, Ardsley, Plattekill, Clifton […]