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Cigna expands presence in Middle East

Patricia Daddona |

Bloomfield-based health insurer Cigna is expanding its Middle East operations with the acquisition of general insurer Zurich Insurance Middle East.

EU slaps Google with record $2.7 billion fine

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European Union regulators slapped Google with a record €2.4 billion ($2.7 billion) antitrust fine on Tuesday, the latest broadside fired at big American tech companies doing business in the...

CT firms at Paris Air Show

Gregory Seay |

Fourteen small Connecticut companies that make or supply aerospace parts will join state economic development officials at the Paris Air Show that begins its six-day run on Monday.

Malloy, Jepsen support Paris climate treaty ditched by Trump

Patricia Daddona | 1

Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen has joined with 18 other state attorneys general in signing an open letter supporting climate action for the Paris Climate Agreement abandoned last week by...

Users' clamor drove Kaman's K-MAX helicopter to an encore

Gregory Seay |

For barely half a decade, starting in the mid '90s, Bloomfield aeroparts maker Kaman Corp.'s revenue stream included sporadic sales of a small, bug-looking helicopter whose rotor technology was rare,...

CT targets international travelers ahead of tourism season

Q&A talks to Randy Fiveash, director of the Connecticut Office of Tourism, about the influence of foreign travelers in the state's tourism industry.

Tech industry fuels patent activity amid challenging environment

Q&A talks with Michael Cantor, co-managing partner of Hartford-based Cantor Colburn LLP, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the country.

Survey: CT regs, policies biggest export challenge

Patricia Daddona |

The single greatest challenge for Connecticut exporters is government trade policy and regulation, according to 40 percent of participants in a new Connecticut Business and Industry survey.

Hartford’s Parkville whets developer’s ‘food-hall’ appetite

Gregory Seay |

Whether it's New York City's Chelsea Market or a mercado aberto in Portugal, Carlos Mouta finds them exhilarating places to indulge his passion for food, particularly spices and wine.

UTC's Otis to supply escalators in Shanghai aviation hub

Patricia Daddona |

Farmington-based Otis Elevator said 279 of its escalators and moving walkways will be used in a new satellite terminal to be built as part of the Shanghai Pudong International Airport expansion in...

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