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Tom York on Business: Doug Manchester Bows Out as New Developer Takes Over Pacific Gateway

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San Diego Research and Development District.
A rendering of the planned San Diego Research and Development District.

By Tom York

Local real estate commercial developer Doug Manchester struggled for at least 15 years to build his long-cherished Pacific Gateway Project on a dozen blocks along the city’s central waterfront at the foot of Broadway. He suffered a major setback when the Great Recession of 2009 rolled over the region like a tsunami, and as a result, was able to bring little of his overall dream to fruition. The exception being the recent completion of the 17-story, 373,000-square-foot new headquarters high-rise for the Navy.

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But in a surprise announcement this weekend, Manchester revealed he has sold off five of the remaining seven blocks of his ownership to IQHQ, a new San Diego area developer that is focusing on life science projects. And IQHQ

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Buccaneers vs. Broncos score: Tom Brady takes care of business against depleted Denver

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were inconsistent at times, but Tom Brady had his first game with three passing TDs with his new team. The Buccaneers controlled the game from start to finish in a 28-10 victory over the Denver Broncos. The Bucs are still trying to find their groove on offense, but Brady finished 25 of 38 for 297 yards and three touchdowns for a 115.8 passer rating. Tampa Bay lost Chris Godwin to a hamstring injury, but its pass offense was balanced with eight different receivers catching a pass. 

Scotty Miller led Tampa Bay with 83 yards receiving and Mike Evans had two touchdown catches — on two targets that went for a total of two yards — giving him four scores in three games with Brady. Tampa Bay had just 68 rushing yards, though the Buccaneers averaged 5.4 yards per play. The defense held a lifeless Broncos offense

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Patriots notebook: David Andrews injury takes center stage leading up to Week 3 matchup with Raiders

The Patriots will be squaring off against the Raiders on Sunday without a key piece to their offensive attack. On Saturday, New England placed starting center David Andrews on injured reserve after missing the past week of practice due to what they are calling a hand injury. Jay Glazer of FOX Sports reported on Friday that Andrews actually had surgery this week to repair a broken thumb on his snapping hand. This doesn’t come without an attempt to play for Andrews, however, as he was spotted during warmups on Thursday with a cast around his right arm. Mike Giardi of the NFL Network even reported that the 28-year-old was trying to snap with his other hand to play in Week 3, but the club is going in a different direction. 

From here, New England does find itself in an unenviable position as they don’t have the luxury of having a

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Facebook takes a shot at Apple over stance on paid online events for game devs

Facebook and Apple aren’t getting along, and the social network is taking yet another shot at Apple today. This dispute is over paid online events, and it seems to be a sign of deteriorating relations among the tech giants.

In August, Facebook introduced paid online events. It let Facebook Page owners create an online event, set a price, promote the event, collect payments, and host the event in one place. It was a way to help small businesses recover lost revenue, as only 19% of surveyed businesses are getting any financial help during the pandemic.

Facebook said it would not collect any fees from these paid online events for at least a year. On Android and the web, it instituted that policy so small businesses could keep 100% of the revenue. But on iOS, Facebook asked Apple to eliminate its “30% App Store tax” or allow Facebook to offer Facebook

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Trane Technologies Takes the Stage at Climate Week NYC 2020 to Spotlight Solutions for Healthier and More Efficient Indoor Environments

Today, at Climate Week NYC 2020, Dave Regnery, president and chief operating officer of Trane Technologies (NYSE: TT), will highlight how the company is accelerating solutions for healthy and efficient buildings during the panel session Smart Buildings: How Tech Can Enable Productive, Healthy and Net-Zero Buildings. Regnery joins other industry and government leaders from around the world who are taking part in the week-long event, which is being broadcast through an interactive virtual platform this year.

During the live panel, he will spotlight Trane Technologies’ recent launch of the Center for Healthy and Efficient Spaces, advancements in connected controls, and how the company will meet its bold 2030 Sustainability Commitments.

“As a climate innovator, we are providing solutions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in HVAC while also facing a global pandemic that has put greater emphasis on safe and healthy indoor spaces,” said Regnery. “Climate Week is

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Indivior Takes Strategic Alignment Actions

SLOUGH, United Kingdom and RICHMOND, Virginia, Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Indivior PLC (LON: INDV) today announced that it is taking organizational and cost actions to better align its capabilities and resources with the Group’s strategic priorities. These actions further consider Indivior’s strategy and are intended to enhance the Group’s commercial and R&D focus on the highest value opportunities, protect the Group’s financial and operational flexibility in response to ongoing challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic and support the Group’s long-term growth ambitions.

Key actions Indivior is taking include:

  • Reorganizing and reinvesting in the U.S. commercial function in-line with the continued penetration and growth of SUBLOCADE® (buprenorphine extended-release) Injection in the Organized Health System (OHS) channel and to facilitate expansion of PERSERIS® (risperidone) extended release injection into the OHS channel. This includes hiring and redirecting some employees to further our progress in this channel.
  • Further focusing of
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Zinda Tilismath Maker Takes Unani Medicine Business Online with E-Commerce Site

September 23, 2020 – Karkhana Zinda Tilismath, the makers of Zinda Tilismath and allied products has gone online. The launch of the firm online will help everyone who has been restricted to their homes because of the pandemic. They can now source the medicines they have trusted for years online.

Karkhana Zinda Tilismath is a Unani-medicine manufacturer that has been in business for 100 years. It has now launched its presence online in the form of an e-commerce site where customers can buy products online and also read detailed information about the products. The medicines offered by Karkhana Zinda Tilismath are all of herbal origin.

The firm’s popular products can thus be bought online, including medicines such as Zinda Tilismath, which is a general purpose medicine, Farooky tooth powder, Zinda balm and Zint throat soothers. They can be purchased in various package sizes and their prescription, contents and methods of

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What It Takes To Build A Sustainable Business

Managing Partner at UXReactor, on a mission to force-multiply business impact through human-centric strategy for all types of organizations.

My co-founder and I did not start our company to make a list. We started it to create a business that would make an impact. As entrepreneurs, the bottom-line aspiration is to be effective and be impactful. 

It is an honor to receive the 2020 Inc. 5000 recognition, as it is given to the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. To me, it is like any other award: It feels good when you get it, but it also puts a lot more pressure on you to continue that momentum. 

After five years and a notable journey of growth, I want to share with other business owners some lessons that we have learned in building “the firm.” Our company is founded on three core philosophies that serve as guiding principles

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Mastercard (MA) Takes Advantage of Digital Payment Acceleration

The evolution of currency has swiftly shifted over the years as more people move toward a cashless society with the convenience of online payment transitions. The digital payment platform Mastercard has grown so much from the change in consumer behavior to electronic payments. Even during the coronavirus pandemic, MA is benefiting from the accelerated trend towards digital payments as more people continue to make purchases from home.

Deutsche Bank reiterated their Buy rating on shares while raising their price target to $383 (from $320). The analysts expect volumes and transactions to continue to improve and the potential for accelerated adoption of digital to drive long-term growth rates.

During discussions with the anlaysts at a virtual tech conference, President and CEO-elect Michael Miebach highlighted increased demand from the government wanting to modernize the structure of electronic payments and allow businesses to optimize payments. Miebach also mentioned the potential for the accelerated

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Golf surges, takes advantage of coronavirus-forced outdoor activity

Ken Willis
| The Daytona Beach News-Journal

Ryan Meyers isn’t comfortable expressing his family’s good summertime fortune, but the numbers don’t lie.

The bulk of summer (June through August) brought an 8% year-over-year increase in rounds played at the Meyers family’s Riviera Country Club in Ormond Beach. A 13.5% increase in cart use, 13% increase in non-member play, and a 10% jump in practice-range revenue.

“I hate to say it, but it really has been beneficial to us,” he says of the unusual circumstances that had golf perceived as one of the few safe recreational activities during the coronavirus pandemic.

Florida’s golf courses were never forced to shut down, though some did. Restrictions were put in place to lower the chances of viral spread — one person to a freshly sanitized cart, no on-course water coolers, no “19th hole” gatherings, etc.

“It sounds awful to say when other businesses have

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