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  • Students artwork selected to promote El Reno burger day

    From Staff Reports | Published: Sat, Apr 18, 2015

    Winning designs by Canadian Valley Technology Center students in Yukon will help promote Fried Onion Burger Day in El Reno.

  • Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation board honors researchers, dedicates new lab

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Thu, Apr 16, 2015

    The Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation on Thursday honored several researchers and named a new lab in honor of the scientific organization’s president, Stephen

  • Shares of high-speed trading company Virtu rise in debut

    Updated: Thu, Apr 16, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of high-speed trading company Virtu Financial Inc. rose nearly 17 percent in their stock market debut Thursday. The New York company uses high-speed computers to buy and sell stocks, bonds and other assets. So-called high-frequency trading firms look to get a jump on...

  • Martin Nature Park to host Earth Fest

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Thu, Apr 16, 2015

    The event will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday.

  • Operation Clean Community set Saturday in Edmond

    From Staff Reports | Published: Thu, Apr 16, 2015

    Saturday is the day for Edmond’s annual Operation Clean Community.

  • Two elephants are on their way from Seattle to the Oklahoma City Zoo

    By Matt Patterson, Staff Writer | Updated: Wed, Apr 15, 2015

    A federal appeals court panel denied a request for an injunction from an animal welfare group Wednesday.

  • Review: Adobe PDF tool is great, but casual users won't need

    Updated: Wed, Apr 15, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — No doubt you've run across your share of PDF documents in your work and personal life. Adobe's Portable Document Format has become a common way to publish newsletters, instruction manuals and even tax forms. Creating your own PDF document is easy, with features built into major...

  • Tablet for 2 waiting at an Olive Garden near you soon

    Updated: Tue, Apr 14, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Olive Garden has a tablet for two waiting for you. The Italian restaurant chain said Tuesday that it is installing Ziosk computer tablets at all of its U.S. locations so customers can order and pay by touch screen. Olive Garden, owned by Florida's Darden Restaurants Inc.,...

  • Oklahoma City social media response helps change course on street stripes

    By Steve Lackmeyer | Updated: Tue, Apr 14, 2015

    Credit both area residents contacting Councilwoman Meg Salyer and property owners who reached out to the city’s public works department for stopping the re-striping, which would have created a continuous center turn lane along Harvey and Hudson avenues north of NW 10.

  • Oklahoma-based Paycom stock doubles after slow start on Wall Street

    By Brianna Bailey, Business Writer | Published: Tue, Apr 14, 2015

    Oklahoma tech company thrives in energy-heavy economy.

  • Oklahoma must improve on science, technology, engineering and math investments

    Scott Meacham, For The Oklahoman | Published: Tue, Apr 14, 2015

    Oklahoma still ranks near the bottom in many evaluations of science, technology, engineering and math achievement, according to the National science Board.

  • Oklahoma business briefs

    Published: Tue, Apr 14, 2015

    Oklahoma business briefs for April 14.

  • Consumers and Mobile Apps: Transforming the Way You Do Business

    Veronica Davis | Updated: Mon, Apr 13, 2015

    Americans are more attached to their phones than ever, spending two hours a day or more on their mobile devices. SmartInsights research shows the majority of that time is spent on mobile apps. Is your business keeping up with mobile technology?

  • Bio Matters: Oklahoma respiratory disease center director builds team of researchers

    By Jim Stafford, For The Oklahoman | Published: Sun, Apr 12, 2015

    Jim Stafford: Oklahoma Center for Respiratory and Infectious Diseases Director Dr. Lin Liu hopes to build a critical mass of Oklahoma researchers to advance science and technology in the field of respiratory infectious diseases.

  • Apple Watch options: 54 combinations of case, band, size

    Updated: Sat, Apr 11, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Apple Watch comes with a choice of watch case, band and size — there are 54 possible configurations in all. Most models come in two sizes, 38 millimeters and 42 millimeters, as measured by the height of the watch face. The larger one costs $50 more in most cases. For a few of...

  • Review: Many choices, indecision with Apple Watch

    Updated: Sat, Apr 11, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Of the 13 Apple Watch models I tried over two sessions, the one I liked most cost $15,000. Oops — where's my raise? Both sessions at the Apple store began with indecision: What size do I want? Which band do I prefer? I didn't have good answers as my Apple Watch try-on visits...

  • Oklahoma business briefs for April 10

    Published: Fri, Apr 10, 2015

    Oklahoma business briefs for April 10, 2015

  • Apple Watch isn't the only gadget out this week

    Updated: Thu, Apr 9, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — The public will have its first chance to see, touch and buy the Apple Watch on Friday, as Apple stores in the U.S. and eight markets abroad start previews and online orders commence. Prices start at $349, but can go as high as $17,000 for a luxury edition in gold. Apple store...

  • Review: New MacBook brings iPad's minimalism to laptop

    Updated: Thu, Apr 9, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — From the moment I took it out of the box, Apple's new MacBook looked and felt like an iPad. The laptop is Apple's lightest and thinnest yet and borrows many of the iPad's designs, including the lack of a fan. The result is a 2-pound (0.92 kilogram) laptop that feels almost...

  • A former Apple employee has written a brutal account of why he quit the company

    Published: Thu, Apr 9, 2015

    Former Apple employee Ben Farrell has written a lengthy, detailed blog post explaining the reasons he quit the company . And, Business Insider says, he makes some worrying claims about the extreme demands made of Apple employees. In his blog post, Farrell says that employees are expected to...

  • New leadership academy in Oklahoma City plans to open in August

    By Henry Dolive, For The Oklahoman | Updated: Wed, Apr 8, 2015

    The Odyssey Leadership Academy will be based in downtown Oklahoma City. The academy will be for students in grades six through 12.

  • Oklahoma City businesses play catch-up on big data

    BY DON MECOY, Business Editor | Updated: Wed, Apr 8, 2015

    Oklahoma State University’s Spears School of Business hosted a conference to discuss digital evaluation of massive amounts of information.

  • Biotech leaders meet in Oklahoma City

    Published: Wed, Apr 8, 2015

    More than 30 leading venture capitalists and biotech executives from throughout the country on Tuesday attended the OMRF BioVenture Forum 2015 at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation.

  • Budgeting for the win when Oklahoma has been in crisis mode for several years

    BY SCOTT MEACHAM | Updated: Tue, Apr 7, 2015

    Some crisis budgeting was forced upon Oklahoma by national economic factors, but much of it the state has done to itself through structural problems created with off-the-top, automatic spending programs, laws that increase costs rather than manage them in key budget areas such as corrections, or...

  • Woz weighs in on his role in technology during OKC appearance

    BY DON MECOY, Business Editor | Published: Tue, Apr 7, 2015

    Steve Wozniak, the co-founder of Apple Computer Corp., spoke in Oklahoma three times in the past two days.