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The idea was that Steuben should be perceived of as luxurious and unattainable as... a 16-cylinder Cadillac.

After 108 years, Steuben Glass closes its doors

Steuben glass officially closed its doors on today, 108 years after its founding in Corning, New York. As the Innovation Trail's Matt Richmond reports, the company's history closely mirrored the rise of the United States during the 20th century.  Go to full article
Clarkson University hopes to attract 2,019 new telecommuters to the Adks by 2019 (Source:  Clarkson)
Clarkson University hopes to attract 2,019 new telecommuters to the Adks by 2019 (Source: Clarkson)

Wiring the North Country 2: Dialing in a new Adirondack work force?

Yesterday, we reported on the effort to bring broadband internet access to more of the North Country. Developers of those high speed data lines hope to attract more traditional bricks-and-mortar businesses. But they also hope to build a new culture of telecommuters in the region: people who work for global companies or develop new on-line businesses while living in small towns and mountain valleys. Brian Mann has our story.  Go to full article

Saving energy and making the Internet greener

One industry that's not suffering in the economic downturn is information technology. The demand for IT keeps growing. That's good, but the environmental consequences worry some people. Turns out the Internet is not "carbon free." Internet searches and data storage use an increasing amount of energy. Julie Grant reports on how some companies are making their IT more environmentally friendly, and saving money in the process.  Go to full article

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