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Phil Hall is a former United Nations-based reporter for Fairchild Broadcast News, the author of seven books, the host of the SoundCloud podcast "The Online Movie Show" and a writer with credits in The New York Times, New York Daily News and Wired.

Xerox files patents for blockchain technology solutions

The Norwalk-based company filed its patents in February 2016, with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office only recently making the filings public.

Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment serves up $30M IPO

The company's Class A Common Stock is approved for listing on the Nasdaq Global Market under the symbol CSSE.

Arooga’s to open first Fairfield County location in Shelton

The establishment will include outdoor dining and more than 100 televisions showing a full gamut of sports programming.

In Norwalk, nation’s standards keepers account for cloud computing

FASB is deliberating on creating accounting standards that apply to how the private sector itemizes the cloud-computing software solution.

Vroom motors into food delivery service

Vroom Service Now averages between 130 and 150 deliveries per day, with the dinner hours as the busiest time and Friday and Saturday as the days with the most activity.

United Rentals buys Neff Rental for $1.3 billion

“The acquisition of Neff is a significant opportunity for us to augment long-term returns for our investors, and build value for our customers and employees,” said Michael Kneeland, president and CEO of United Rentals.

Connecticut Insurance Department recovers $4M during first half of 2017

The department’s Market Conduct division levied approximately $1.3 million in fines against carriers.

First County Bank lists 160 Atlantic St. branch in Stamford for...

The branch building is within the Stamford Central Business District adjacent to the Stamford Town Center Mall.

CareFinders Total Care completes acquisition of Sovereign Home Health of CT

This is the 14th acquisition made by CareFinders since Sanford Hausner and co-owner Linda Mintz bought the company in 2014.

14-property Bridgeport multifamily portfolio sold for $30.5M

Rhodium Capital Advisors, a New York-based real estate investment firm, partnered with the Toronto-based real estate private equity group Firm Capital Organization on the purchase.

Former Bridgeport attorney indicted on four counts of wire fraud

If convicted, Murtha faces a maximum term of imprisonment of 20 years on each count of the indictment.

Greenwich’s Hope Hicks reportedly named White House communications director

Unlike the front-and-center Anthony Scaramucci, who lasted for a volatile 10 days on the job, Hope Hicks has mostly been a behind-the-scenes presence at the White House.

Pitney Bowes’ chief calls for federal tax code overhaul

Marc Lautenbach added that the Connecticut state government should work in conjunction with federal efforts to improve the local economy.

Godavari, a South Indian restaurant chain, to open in Norwalk

This is the second Godavari restaurant in Connecticut, following the September 2016 opening of an eatery in East Hartford.

South Carolina AG sues Purdue Pharma over opioid marketing

The lawsuit claims Purdue Pharma exaggerated the benefits of its opioids in comparison to other pain management solutions.