<img src="https://media.bizj.us/view/img/10308218/moheet-nagrath*100xx343-343-0-41.jpg">Procter & Gamble’s Co.’s former chief human resources officer, Moheet Nagrath, has joined the board of SmashFly Technologies, which is expanding its software and services to help businesses hire and retain talent.

Nagrath spent nearly 30 years with the Cincinnati-based maker of consumer goods such as Pampers diapers (NYSE: PG), serving as HR chief from January 2008 to September 2012. P&G, which has 95,000 employees worldwide, had about 137,000 when Nagrath led human resources.

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​P&G’s former HR chief to help guide talent recruitment firm

Procter & Gamble’s Co.’s former chief human resources officer, Moheet Nagrath, has joined the board of SmashFly Technologies, which is expanding its software and services to help businesses hire and retain talent. Nagrath spent nearly 30 years with the Cincinnati-based maker of consumer goods such as Pampers diapers (NYSE: PG), serving as HR chief from […]

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<img src="https://media.bizj.us/view/img/10308098/donaldtrumppennsylvania2016*100xx1549-1549-0-33.jpg">President-elect Donald Trump has often singled out Cupertino-based Apple Inc., in turns calling for a boycott of its products, threatening the company with steep import taxes and dangling incentives and tax breaks if it moves more of its production to U.S. shores.

Now, in a new interview with Axios, Trump says CEO Tim Cook “loves this country,” has his “eyes open” to domestic manufacturing and would “like to do something major here.”

Cook sat next to Peter Thiel at Trump’s closed-door…<div>
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Donald Trump says Apple CEO Tim Cook would like to make iPhones in U.S.

President-elect Donald Trump has often singled out Cupertino-based Apple Inc., in turns calling for a boycott of its products, threatening the company with steep import taxes and dangling incentives and tax breaks if it moves more of its production to U.S. shores. Now, in a new interview with Axios, Trump says CEO Tim Cook “loves […]

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<img src="https://media.bizj.us/view/img/10307162/smart-cyclehitv*100xx4046-4046-314-0.jpg">For the second straight year, Fisher-Price is building a buzz around a new product released at the annual Consumer Technology Association Conference in Las Vegas.

Last year it was the Code-a-Pillar, a $50 toy that served notice that the iconic East Aurora brand was entering a new era of tech-oriented learning toys.

This year it's the Think & Learn Smart Cycle, a stationary exercise bicycle for toddlers. The catch: the $150, bluetooth-enabled product links exercise with screen time, including learning…<div>
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Fisher-Price turning heads with bluetooth-enabled exercise bike for toddlers

For the second straight year, Fisher-Price is building a buzz around a new product released at the annual Consumer Technology Association Conference in Las Vegas. Last year it was the Code-a-Pillar, a $50 toy that served notice that the iconic East Aurora brand was entering a new era of tech-oriented learning toys. This year it’s […]

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<img src="https://media.bizj.us/view/img/10308183/screen-shot-2017-01-19-at-73420-am*100xx732-732-281-0.jpg">The Montgomery-based Caddell Construction Co. has won buildings contracts for two U.S. Department of State projects overseas.

Caddell will build the new U.S. Consulate in Hyderabad, India and the new U.S. Consulate in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

The India project, worth a total of $189,254,000, will begin this year, with completion anticipated in 2020. The multi-building complex will be situated on a 12-acre site in the new high-tech area of Hyderabad, and will include a new office building, U.S. Marine…<div>
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Alabama firm awarded contracts for two State Department buildings

The Montgomery-based Caddell Construction Co. has won buildings contracts for two U.S. Department of State projects overseas. Caddell will build the new U.S. Consulate in Hyderabad, India and the new U.S. Consulate in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. The India project, worth a total of $189,254,000, will begin this year, with completion anticipated in 2020. The multi-building […]

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<img src="https://media.bizj.us/view/img/10308086/digilens-bmw-hud*100xx531-530-233-0.jpg">Heads-up display technology from Digilens is already flying in the skies, thanks to a partnership with avionics tech powerhouse Rockwell Collins. Another partnership with BMW is bringing the Sunnyvale-based startup's tech to motorcycle helmets this year.

And now it has raised $22 million in new funding from strategic partners Sony (NYSE:SNE), Panasonic, Foxconn, Continental and venture backers to change the way automobile drivers and others see the world.



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Sunnyvale startup gets $22M to bring ‘heads up’ AR cockpit tech to the street

Heads-up display technology from Digilens is already flying in the skies, thanks to a partnership with avionics tech powerhouse Rockwell Collins. Another partnership with BMW is bringing the Sunnyvale-based startup’s tech to motorcycle helmets this year. And now it has raised $22 million in new funding from strategic partners Sony (NYSE:SNE), Panasonic, Foxconn, Continental and […]

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<img src="https://media.bizj.us/view/img/10284154/florida-poly-native-art*100xx1414-1414-354-0.jpg">It’s almost undisputed. Look at nearly any list of the world’s greatest inventors and at the top you will find Thomas Edison, a brilliant man with more than 1,000 patents driving such innovations as the light bulb, the phonograph and motion picture cameras.

Edison was the quintessential inventor, and he practiced applied research, which is scientific study that seeks to solve practical problems. Edison always invented so he could create something new and then take it to market. His focus on…<div>
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Universities focusing on applied research fuel new industries and new jobs

It’s almost undisputed. Look at nearly any list of the world’s greatest inventors and at the top you will find Thomas Edison, a brilliant man with more than 1,000 patents driving such innovations as the light bulb, the phonograph and motion picture cameras. Edison was the quintessential inventor, and he practiced applied research, which is […]

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<img src="https://media.bizj.us/view/img/2442221/thinkstock-mergers-acquisition-ma*100xx2395-2400-493-0.jpg">Louisville-based American Air Filter Co. Inc. and its subsidiary Flanders Corp. plans to acquire Phoenix-based Aire Filter Products, according to a news release.

Aire Filter Products is one of the oldest heating, air conditioning and ventilation air filter service companies in the United States, the release said. With this acquisition, AAF International further expands its footprint.

The deal is expected to close by January 31. The financial terms of the deal weren't disclosed in the release.

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Louisville manufacturer acquiring 100-plus employee company

Louisville-based American Air Filter Co. Inc. and its subsidiary Flanders Corp. plans to acquire Phoenix-based Aire Filter Products, according to a news release. Aire Filter Products is one of the oldest heating, air conditioning and ventilation air filter service companies in the United States, the release said. With this acquisition, AAF International further expands its […]

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<img src="https://media.bizj.us/view/img/10307784/venus-desai-2-jv*100xx3008-3017-0-980.jpg">From help writing business plans to company nurturing incubators Gwinnett County has built a support structure that is making it the place to be for startups.

“It is a big business community, so there are lots of opportunities for customers, for suppliers, for contacts, for business leads,” said Mark Farmer, director of entrepreneurship and information services with the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce. “It’s a fertile environment.”

He leads Partnership Gwinnett’s Amazing Entrepreneur contest,…<div>
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Entrepreneurs find resources throughout Gwinnett

From help writing business plans to company nurturing incubators Gwinnett County has built a support structure that is making it the place to be for startups. “It is a big business community, so there are lots of opportunities for customers, for suppliers, for contacts, for business leads,” said Mark Farmer, director of entrepreneurship and information […]

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