Hartford Business Journal– In 2014, Connecticut agreed to let United Technologies Corp. use up to $400 million in “stranded” research and development tax credits to keep and expand the presence of its Pratt & Whitney subsidiary in East Hartford.
Stamford Advocate– The race is on to expand high-speed internet service across the country.
Stamford-based Charter Communications has emerged as a leader in the broadband industry, as it has connected millions of customers across the country in recent months to super-fast “gigabit” service. In Connecticut, public officials are also pushing ahead with a number of rapid-connection initiatives, which they argue are engines of economic growth. But these programs must tackle significant challenges — including recent regulatory changes — to fulfill their potential.
The Boston Globe– Re “Popping the bitcoin bubble” (Opinion, Jan. 3): As the author correctly states, Pets.com launched at $14 per share, only to collapse a short time later, but is this comparison legitimate?
Stamford Advocate – In the past 15 years working in health care communications, Tory Cenaj has chronicled many of the trends shaping the industry. Her new project focuses on what could be another breakthrough.
Cenaj is the founder and publisher of “Blockchain in Healthcare Today,” an online journal set to debut next month. The launch of the publication reflects her faith in the potential of technology she thinks could transform the health care industry by ushering in more data security and producing major savings.
Skilled Nursing News – The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has made improvements to its Five-Star Quality Rating System after questions about self-inflation, and a new study provides more evidence for why the changes were necessary.
UConn Professors Find that Some Self-Reporting is Flawed
Nursing homes may be inflating their self-assessments in an effort to improve their Medicare star ratings, according to a new study by UConn OPIM professors Niam Yaraghi and Ram Gopal and their colleague, Xu Han ’17 Ph.D. Continue Reading
Stamford Advocate – The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to eliminate “net neutrality” rules instituted during the Obama administration that regulate how broadband providers deliver and charge for content, in an expected but controversial decision that opponents have vowed to fight.