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FDA issues new listeria warning to Jeni's, company says ice cream is '100 percent safe'
Though the FDA discovered listeria again at Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, the company said the issue has been dealt with and its products are safe. “To control Listeria, the best food production companies are constantly searching for it through environmental swabbing and then eradicating it before it has the chance to spread to any food contact surfaces,” the company noted in a Wednesday blog post jointly credited to founder Jeni Britton Bauer, CEO John Lowe and Quality Leader Mary Kamm. “That…

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:09:36 +0000

​Verizon Fios joins Disney Movies Anywhere platform
Verizon Fios has signed on as the first multichannel video programming distributor to join Walt Disney Co.’s cloud-based digital movie service platform, Disney Movies Anywhere. U.S. Verizon Fios subscribers can now connect their digital movie collections with the Disney Movies Anywhere ecosystem and watch them from set-tops at home or on mobile devices with the Fios mobile app, as well as purchase directly from Fios by Verizon on supported Disney Movies Anywhere platforms. Disney Movies Anywhere…

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:09:17 +0000

SABMiller shareholders granted two classes for vote on A-B InBev deal
A British court has ruled that SABMiller shareholders can be treated as two separate groups when they vote on the company's proposed $103 billion acquisition by Belgian brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev. London-based SABMiller had requested the two groups in an effort to make the vote as fair as possible, Reuters reports. SABMiller's two largest shareholders, Altria Group and Bevco, have already signaled their support for the deal. A-B InBev's bid for SABMiller includes a cash offer for general shareholders…

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:07:17 +0000

PADT wins grant to test viability of 3-D printed materials
Phoenix Analysis and Design Technologies is using a $281,000 federal government grant to develop a model that can test how 3-D printed parts will perform under different stresses. The grant is through President Barack Obama’s America Makes public-private partnership, which has been offering $5.5 million in five years of funding for companies willing to match the grant offerings. The federal government is offering $138,000 for the 3-D viability project, while PADT and other partners, including…

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:03:19 +0000

​Upcoming job fair to feature 100-plus employers
More than 100 companies will attend the 16th annual Governor’s Job Fair on Sept. 7 from noon-4 p.m. at the Central Florida Fair Expo in Orlando. Employers planning to attend range from Aflac Regional Office to Ikea, Massey Services, Universal Orlando Resort, Walt Disney World and more. See the full list here. The Central Florida Employment Council is hosting the event at 4603 W. Colonial Drive in exhibit hall C. It is free to attend and has free parking. Job seekers are encouraged to register…

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:03:02 +0000

Westgate businesses expecting strong weekend as ArenaBowl descends on Glendale
Businesses at Westgate Entertainment District in Glendale are expecting — and prepared — for extra foot traffic this weekend as Gila River Arena plays host to its first ArenaBowl. The Arena Football League's championship game will feature five-time ArenaBowl Champion Arizona Rattlers and the Philadelphia Soul. The game is set for Aug. 26 at 1 p.m. on ESPN. Managers at Westgate restaurants and bars including Bar Louie, Buffalo Wild Wings and the Yard House all said they are ready for the championship…

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:02:14 +0000

Uber, Lyft's exit from Austin creates opportunity for local tech company
A local company has helped create what may be the biggest ride-sharing app in Austin, one of eight companies that rushed in when Uber and Lyft pulled out of Texas’ capital city over safety rules voters approved there. Amadeus Consulting, in Boulder, builds software for clients. Its hottest client right now is Fare, a ride-sharing company with the biggest market share in the up-for-grabs Austin market. “Fare literally turned the app on and they had customers,” said John Basso, CIO for Amadeus…

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:00:55 +0000

Tim Cook to host Clinton fundraiser, the latest tech titan to choose her over Trump (Video)
Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook is set to host a fundraiser for Hillary Clinton today, becoming perhaps the most prominent tech-industry titan to throw his support behind the Democratic presidential nominee. Official lists of contributors to the campaigns of Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump show a stark difference in financial support coming from the tech industry: $4 million to Clinton compared to only about $200,000 to Trump, according to CNN. The report further noted that it’s not just…

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:57:22 +0000

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