First-time advertisers gambling on Super Bowl commercials


A lot of companies will be running Super Bowl ads for the first time.

Filtering terror videos challenges YouTube

YouTube is so inundated with videos that its staff cannot filter all terror-related content, Google warns.

Denver airport bans pot-themed shops

Denver airport bans the sale of marijuana-themed products.

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Judge says Caesars bankruptcy case will be held in Illinois

The bankruptcy case involving Caesars Entertainment Corp. will proceed in Illinois, not Delaware.

Pfizer net down on lower sales, higher research, legal costs

Pfizer Inc.’s fourth-quarter profit fell by half as worsening generic competition and unfavorable currency rates reduced sales, and higher research and legal costs also reduced the bottom line.

Dow plunges after weak earnings, economic news

The Dow Jones industrial average has dropped nearly 400 points in late morning trading after disappointing earnings reports and a surprise drop in orders for long-lasting goods.

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Procurement help offered in new office

The Connecticut Procurement Technical Assistance Program, operated by the regional economic development agency Southeastern Connecticut Enterprise Region, has opened an office in Milford.

Impending blizzard brings big rush to local businesses

Portable generators, snowblowers, shovels, ice melt, propane, gas containers, heaters, batteries, prescription medicines, alcohol and even five-gallon cans of home heating oil were in high demand as residents anticipated one of the worst snowstorms...