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Current Edition | Banking & Finance

In targeting fraud, banks plan greater use of microchip cards that are costly but more effective

A large data breach in December 2013 shook banks and retailers out of their sense of complacency that fraud couldn't happen in their business. In mid-December of that year, Target Corp.
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Current Edition | Education & Training

Maine Law’s new dean comes into a university system undergoing change

Danielle Conway isn't one to hide behind a desk. Upon greeting me when I arrived for a scheduled tape-recorded interview at her fifth-floor office at the University of Maine School of Law...
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Current Edition | Small Business

Selling the family business: A Portland investment banker sees an uptick in M&A activity

The continued improvement of the economy is driving merger and acquisition activity both nationwide and in Maine, particularly among baby boomer owners who waited through the recession...
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Current Edition | Economic Development

Grassroots branding initiative seeks to boost the Moosehead Lake region's year-round economy

Two minutes into his presentation unveiling "America's Crown Jewel" as the tagline of a new branding initiative for the Moosehead Lake region, consultant Roger Brooks set a...
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Current Edition | Biotechnology

New collaborations, incubators aim to breathe life into Maine's biosciences

A group of three bioscience-focused nonprofits say they plan, through mutual cooperation and by housing very early-stage companies and researchers, to boost the state's biotechnology...