Juan Vazquez

In the latest WXXI Business Report, a new survey of business leaders by the New York Federal Reserve shows continued expansion in the service sector. Plus, Kodak talks about a new Netflix series, Hyperdrive, which features fast cars running an obstacle course at the Eastman Business Park, and the University of Rochester gets a $1.5 million grant to work on quantum computing.

In this WXXI Business Report, Randy Gorbman takes a look at the economic impact of the upcoming KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship at Oak Hill County Club. Plus, plans are moving along for a large hemp-production facility near Binghamton, and Wegmans opens up store number 99 in Virginia Beach.

Data breach at DePaul

Apr 2, 2019

DePaul announced Monday that the organization experienced a data breach on Feb. 1.

The breach was described as a phishing scam targeted to a single employee's email account. DePaul says that it’s reviewed more 41,000 emails and believe that a vast majority of the emails don't contain medical or psychiatric information. A small percentage did contain information like first and last names, dates of birth, or Social Security numbers.

In the latest WXXI Business Report, find out what an economist and an executive with JPMorgan Chase think about the prospects for the national and the regional economy this year. Plus, some senior living facilites in the region are getting a new owner.

(AP) New York state will soon make it illegal to finance the purchase of dogs, cats or other companion animals through lease-to-own schemes.

Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday signed legislation taking effect in 90 days that will ban the practice of using a pet as security for financing agreements with pet dealers.