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Small employers hammered by health insurance law

Rich Krasnow blames himself for the 50 percent increase in health insurance premiums at his company, Payroll Matters in Manchester. Krasnow has only seven employees -- clerical workers who are young and healthy. Under a new state law that went…

Choicelinx: the product behind the company

Lost in the political firestorm surrounding Choicelinx and how it won an $890,000 state contract, is the company’s product -- an agile and robust benefits software system that can save insurers and employers thousands of dollars. The Manchester-based firm was…

Got patents?

Marking patented products with their corresponding patent numbers is an important part of any patent strategy, particularly if the patent owner wishes to maximize the damages awarded for infringement of the patent. Of course, an accused infringer also may take…

Is the telecom spending landscape finally changing?

Verizon Communications Inc. has announced plans to spend $3 billion over the next two years to speed up its networks and build a national next-generation wireless network to attract greater numbers of customers and businesses that are demanding faster Internet…

One-on-one with Bruce Boudreau

As a kid growing up in Toronto, Bruce Boudreau knew he wanted to be a hockey player, but could he have known the odyssey that lay ahead? He set a junior hockey single-season record of 165 points -- a mark…

BAE Systems in the hunt for security contract

BAE Systems is one of three firms the Department of Homeland Security wants to hire to help protect the airline industry against missile attacks. BAE, Northrop Grumman Corp. and United Airlines were all chosen to receive $2 million to develop…

Environmental bills add up in ‘04 Legislature

Two controversial environmental projects have sparked legislation this year, one dealing with water and one dealing with air. They are just some of the environmental bills that might affect business. A plan to convert the Bio Energy wood burner to…

One-on-one with Bruce Boudreau

As a kid growing up in Toronto, Bruce Boudreau knew he wanted to be a hockey player, but could he have known the odyssey that lay ahead? He set a junior hockey single-season record of 165 points -- a mark…