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Houston litigator leaves Morgan Lewis to join King & Spalding
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Published in 31-1-2018
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Houston trial lawyer Craig Stanfield left Morgan Lewis to join King & Spalding as a partner.

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Investment banking group signs lease at Woodway Tower
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Published in 31-1-2018
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Entoro, a Houston-based investment banking and financial services firm, has leased 6,270 square feet in Woodway Tower, 4900 Woodway. JLL represented the tenant. Stream Realty Partners represented the landlord, Sidra Woodway.

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UH small business center receives $2.3 million grant
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Published in 31-1-2018
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The Small Business Administration awarded the University of Houston C.T. Bauer College of Business a grant of $2.3 million to launch 300 small businesses in the next 12 months through the school's Small Business Development Center.

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Shipley Do-Nuts expanding into Oklahoma
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Published in 31-1-2018
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Houston mainstay, Shipley Do-Nuts, has announced expansion plans into Oklahoma.

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Developments of Distinction: Levy Park, Sawyer Yards among this year's ULI winners
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Published in 31-1-2018
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The best of Houston's public and private spaces earned top honors at the Urban Land Institute Development of Distinction Awards Tuesday. A jury of three outside real estate experts selected five projects that displayed best practices not only in design, but also in construction, economic viability, healthy places, marketing and management. The projects - all highlighted by the judges for demo ...>>
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Panama Hotel votes to drop Trump - but his company won't go
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Published in 24-1-2018
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WASHINGTON - The owners of a Trump-branded hotel in Panama sued President Donald Trump's family-owned company in federal court this month, alleging that the namesake business committed mismanagement and fraud. The lawsuit includes previously confidential arbitration filings before the International Chamber of Commerce. It alleges that Trump Hotels tried to "bully, intimidate and harass" its w ...>>
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TD Ameritrade expands after-hours trading
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Published in 24-1-2018
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OMAHA, Neb. - Advances in technology have already reshaped stock trading, and now investors with TD Ameritrade can trade stocks around the clock during the week. The online brokerage began expanding after-hours trading this week for a dozen popular exchange-traded funds. In recent years, live trading floors have been closed at the stock market in Hong Kong and commodity futures markets in Chicago ...>>
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Tax bill helps Kimberly-Clark plan for thousands of layoffs
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Published in 24-1-2018
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In the weeks since the GOP tax bill went into effect, numerous U.S. companies promised to pass their savings on to workers through bonuses and salary increases. But Kimberly-Clark, the Dallas-based maker of Kleenex, Huggies, Kotex and other consumer products, plans to use some of its windfall to cover the costs of shrinking its workforce by as much as 13 percent as it shutters factories and reorga ...>>
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Gun industry converges near Las Vegas mass shooting site
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Published in 24-1-2018
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The gun industry is holding its biggest annual trade show this week just a few miles from the site where a gunman slaughtered 58 concertgoers outside his high-rise Las Vegas hotel room in October using a display case worth of weapons, many fitted with bump stocks that enabled them to mimic fully automatic fire. Gun control advocates, meanwhile, pointed to the irony of the location and planned a pr ...>>
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Bank CEOs at Davos warn against repeating 2006's mistakes
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Published in 24-1-2018
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DAVOS, Switzerland - Bankers, politicians and CEOs trudged their way through several feet of snow in the Swiss ski resort of Davos so they could attend the World Economic Forum's annual meeting. What they found was good news about a once-ailing Europe, warnings about the financial crisis to (possibly) come, and protectionist shock waves from across the Atlantic. Is it 2006 all over again? Wit ...>>
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Senators grill social media companies over terrorist posts
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Published in 17-1-2018
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NEW YORK (AP) Lawmakers grilled executives Facebook, Google's YouTube and Twitter on Wednesday about what the companies are doing to prevent terrorists from using their platforms to spread propaganda and recruit new followers. The Senate's commerce, science and transportation committee hearing comes amid growing government scrutiny over misuse of social media platforms and questions abo ...>>
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Bitcoin below $10,000; value halved since mid-December
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Published in 17-1-2018
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NEW YORK (AP) Bitcoin fell below $10,000 Wednesday, extending a sell-off that has erased about half the digital currency's value in one month. Other digital currencies fell sharply as well. Bitcoin has slumped about 30 percent just this week as traders worry that regulators in South Korea will crack down on trading of digital currencies. The price of bitcoin fell 13 percent to $9,823 as of 1 ...>>
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Apple to build 2nd campus, hire 20,000 in $350B pledge
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Published in 17-1-2018
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Apple is planning to build another corporate campus and hire 20,000 workers during the next five years as part of a $350 billion commitment to the U.S. that will be partially financed by an upcoming windfall from the country's new tax law. The pledge announced Wednesday comes less than a month after Congress approved a sweeping overhaul of the U.S. tax code championed by P ...>>
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Verizon pushes further into sports streaming with NBA deal
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Published in 17-1-2018
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NEW YORK (AP) Yahoo users will be able to stream some basketball games for free under a new deal with the NBA. Verizon, which owns Yahoo, is hoping to use sports to build a digital ad business to rival Facebook and Google. The company now lets anyone watch NFL games on a mobile Yahoo app; before games were limited to Verizon customers. Other major tech companies including Facebook and Amazon are ...>>
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Senators grill social media companies over terrorist posts
Technology
Published in 17-1-2018
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NEW YORK (AP) Lawmakers grilled executives Facebook, Google's YouTube and Twitter on Wednesday about what the companies are doing to prevent terrorists from using their platforms to spread propaganda and recruit new followers. The Senate's commerce, science and transportation committee hearing comes amid growing government scrutiny over misuse of social media platforms and questions abo ...>>
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