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Cuyahoga Falls startup makes ‘toughest charging cable ever’

Cuyahoga Falls startup makes ‘toughest charging cable ever’<BR>

Design engineer Jon Fawcett had a small, but irritating, problem—the kind of problem that engineers love. The owner of a Cuyahoga Falls engineering firm that he took over from his father, Fawcett wanted a fixed way to charge his iPhone at night.
“I awoke one night in bed and couldn’t see my iPhone that I was usi ... (full story)

Columbus IT firm lands $3 million investment

Wiretap, a security intelligence platform founded in Columbus, announced this week the close of a $3 million Series A funding.
The investment, led by Pittsburgh-based Draper Triangle Ventures, along with the Columbus-based Ohio Innovation Fund, will be used for product development and organizational growth.
"We are incred ... (full story)

Penn Treaty's long-term care insurance

Dear Mr. Berko: In the late 1990s, my wife and I bought a Penn Treaty long-term care insurance policy to pay for future costs of nursing home care, which so far we haven't needed. Our parents needed home health and nursing home care, and twice we borrowed money to pay for my wife's father's care. This policy gave us a feeling of sec ... (full story)

Apps help travelers keep up fitness routines

Creating and sticking to a fitness routine while traveling is difficult - trying to use the hotel gym, run on the beach or searching for a safe jogging route isn't always easy.
However, it can be simple with the help of a fitness app to help make travel exercising easy and worry-free.
Some fitness apps connect users to a commu ... (full story)

Some stocks with high yields

Dear Mr. Berko: I have $63,000 to invest in five high-yield stocks that you think have good long-term potential. Please don't recommend any closed-end funds or exchange-traded funds, which seem to be the only things, along with annuities and mutual funds, that stockbrokers recommend today. By the way, why is that? -- WO, Vancouver, ... (full story)