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Bio: Former Fairfield County Bureau Chief Fairfield County Business Journal

Job fair in Norwalk Oct. 24

FairfieldCountyJobs.com is hosting a job fair today in Norwalk.

Pitney Bowes creates e-commerce unit

Pitney Bowes Inc. is forming a new e-commerce business group to ease cross-border purchasing and shipping.

Report: UBS cuts loom

UBS AG could cut thousands of jobs this fall, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Ameristar springs casino details

A Las Vegas operator unveiled its plan for a $900 million casino in Springfield, Mass.

Gartner tabs top 10 technologies

An “Internet of things” is among Gartner Inc.’s top 10 strategic technologies and trends for the coming year.

Study: Conn., NY most taxing

Connecticut, New York and New Jersey again won a dubious distinction from the Tax Foundation.

Starwood gets keys to InTown Suites

Starwood Capital Group is acquiring InTown Suites, an extended-stay hotel chain with nearly 140 properties totaling 18,000 rooms.

Xerox cuts continue in 4Q

Xerox Corp. plans to take a restructuring charge in the current fourth quarter totaling between $50 million and $100 million.

FLAG acquiring Hong Kong firm

FLAG Capital Management L.L.C. is acquiring Squadron Capital, a Hong Kong private equity investment firm.

Survey: Conn. worse off

Just over half of Connecticut residents polled by Siena indicated they are worse off today than four years ago.

Study: Conn. graduates in hock

In Connecticut, graduates of universities and colleges face among the biggest loan burdens in the nation at $27,800 on average.

Report: UK wants RBS Citizens sale

Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC reportedly is under pressure to sell off its RBS Citizens subsidiary.

Big Apple build-out tops $30B

New York City construction will have topped the $30 billion mark for the first time since 2008, but bidding activity is slowing.

GE industrials gain steam

For the first time in seven years, GE generated earnings growth across its entire array of industrial units, but is eyeing continued uncertainty for 2013.

WWE wants to be in ‘Next Five’

WWE became the first company to publicly lobby for tax incentives under Connecticut’s “Next Five” program.