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McKenzie, Pope: Boards of directors need to learn cybersecurity basics

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 5:55pm

As cybersecurity has become a buzzword in the headlines, boards of directors are finding it imperative to formulate policies and provide oversight processes that address these issues. A recent study by Gartner estimates that by 2020, 100 percent of large enterprises will be asked to report to their board on cybersecurity risks at least annually. Today, only 40 percent do.

Treylor Park restaurant to open Jacksonville-area location

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 5:53pm

Treylor Park, the Savannah-based restaurant that offers unique menu items such as PB&J Chicken Wings and Chicken and Pancake Tacos, is opening a location in Nocatee, Fla., this spring. Nocatee is just outside Jacksonville.

Treylor Park restaurant, based in Savannah, will open a location at Nocatee. (Courtesy of Treylor Park)

Airport traffic stays on pace for record year

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 4:52pm

Despite the effects of Hurricane Irma, a record number of passengers have traveled through Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport this year, putting the airport on track for another record year.

U.S. tech giants may find their future shaped by Europe

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 7:56pm

By Danica Kirka

FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. Silicon Valley is a uniquely American creation, the product of an entrepreneurial spirit and no-holds-barred capitalism that now drives many aspects of modern life. But the likes of Facebook, Google and Apple are increasingly facing an uncomfortable truth: it is Europe’s culture of tougher oversight of companies, not America’s laissez-faire attitude, which could soon rule their industry as governments seek to combat fake news and prevent extremists from using the internet to fan the flames of hatred. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Google’s Pixel 2: A phone built for artificial intelligence

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 7:55pm

By Anick Jesdanun

FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, file photo, a woman holds up the Google Pixel 2 phone, left, next to the Pixel 2 XL phone at a Google event at the SFJAZZ Center in San Francisco. The phones set themselves apart with promises to bake in Google’s powerful artificial-intelligence technology for quick and easy access to useful, even essential information. You get some of that right away, but more will come later through free software updates and a wireless accessory. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

Airbus notches win over rival Boeing with Bombardier deal

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 7:54pm

By Angela Charlton

FILE - In this June 18 2015 file photo, vapour forms across the wings of an Airbus A380 as it performs a demonstration flight at the Paris Air Show, Le Bourget airport, north of Paris. Airbus shares have risen thanks to an unusual no-cost deal with Canada’s Bombardier that has angered U.S. rival Boeing. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)

Savannah Country Day gets world for education

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 2:26pm

Savannah Country Day School students have gone international with their partnership with the Global Online Academy.

Bonnie Henneman is one the Savannah Country Day School students who has taken classes from the Global Online Academy. (Photo courtesy of Christine Hall)

Southbound Brewing Co. readies Savannah airport location

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 9:04pm

Travelers to Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport will soon be able to enjoy their favorite cold beer from Southbound Brewing Company. The local brewery is in the final stages of opening a taphouse just outside of the security checkpoint in the Savannah Square section of the airport.

The bar at the new Southbound Brewing Company Taphouse, which will open at Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport later this year. (Photo special to the Savannah Morning News)

Redesign, move, declutter - businesses fix workspace issues

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 8:07pm

By Joyce M. Rosenberg

In this Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, photo, Azazie.com employee Vanessa Corzo works in the company’s offices in San Jose, Calif. Many small businesses struggle because they have uncomfortable workplaces, whether it’s due to space, noise or aesthetics. According to experts, sometimes the right design means setting up spaces for people to collaborate and others for them to work alone. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Trump tax plan paints pretty picture for art collectors

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 8:06pm

By Catherine Lucey

In this Oct. 12, 2017, photo, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross appears before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump’s tax plan includes a repeal of the federal estate tax paid by people who inherit multimillion-dollar estates. That break could directly benefit people with valuable art collections. Trump’s wealthy cabinet includes a number of art collectors. Ross, for one, owns several paintings by Belgian surrealist Rene Magritte and reported a collection worth more than $50 million on his financial disclosure forms. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

City Talk: It pays to be patient with Savannah River Landing

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 8:05pm

As regular readers of this newspaper know, the sale of the 57-acre Savannah River Landing site closed last month. The price was almost exactly $30 million.

Are you at risk for identity theft?

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 7:55pm

We all battle an unseen enemy each day, and this war won’t likely end soon.

City Talk: Lean Urbanism pilot project examines MLK, Waters corridors

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 7:49pm

About a year ago, the Project for Lean Urbanism selected Savannah and four other U.S. cities for a pilot project aimed at developing viable plans for neighborhood revitalization.

Tricked out: Pickup trucks get more luxurious

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 8:44pm

By Dee-Ann Durbin

In this Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, photo, fairgoers look at pickup trucks on display at the State Fair of Texas in Dallas. America’s favorite luxury vehicle is a pickup truck. Buyers are increasingly outfitting their pickups with all the comforts of luxury cars, from heated and cooled seats to backup cameras to panoramic glass roofs. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Owens: Celebrating an unsung civil servant

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 8:43pm

Savannah City Manager Rob Hernandez announced last week that Marty Johnston would be named as the chief operating officer for the city of Savannah.

Energy surge sends U.S. consumer prices up 0.5 pct.

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 8:41pm

By Martin Crutsinger

In this Tuesday, April 25, 2017, photo, a customer pumps gas at a Mobil station in Alameda, Calif. On Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, the Labor Department reports on U.S. consumer prices for September. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)