Business and industry news from around the web: August 7 – 11, 2017

Written on Aug 08, 2017

Columbus adds corporate profit tax incentive to land mega-projects
Companies paying at least $1 million yearly in corporate profit taxes – that means $40 million in profits attributable to local operations – could get a portion of the bill abated under the Economic Development Net Profit Tax Incentive approved by City Council on July 31 and made effective immediately.

Much ado about blockchain
The defining structures of our economic system could be seamlessly digitized and recorded forever in an open, distributed ledger.

SEC seeks comment on PCAOB’s ‘critical audit matter’ rule
Companies with any lingering worries about the impending effects of a new audit report have one last opportunity to appeal for change.

When thieves strike, cryptocurrency investors tremble
Cryptocurrency Ethereum has emerged from the shadow of its better-known rival Bitcoin thanks to its skyrocketing price -- that has also made it a tempting target for hackers.

Tech Corner – Free Wi-Fi doesn’t mean safe Wi-Fi, and neither does having the password
Most people who rely on public Wi-Fi to get online are willing to sacrifice security for access — ignoring or unaware of the risk from hackers, according to a new survey by the digital security company Norton by Symantec.

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