Ortiz, DaSilva on Added Jobs, Hours Following Sandy

Nov. 23 (Bloomberg) -- Anthony Ortiz and Paul DaSilva of New York-based Gateway Plumbing & Heating talk about the possibility of an economic boost to some workers and businesses in the wake of superstorm Sandy. Gateway, which had 20 full-time employees but hired two more post-Sandy, has seen a 20-25 percent increase in business, according to co-owner David Cataneo. Ortiz and DaSilva spoke to Bloomberg's Susanna Pak while working at a storm-damaged building on Jane Street in the West Village. (Source: Bloomberg)

Disrupting the Paper Cut Industry
15:36 - A Silicon Valley startup called Ripcord has unveiled a machine that takes stacks of paper, pulls out the staples, rapidly scans the paper and send the scans to the cloud. That seemingly inane task is done at breakneck speed. Watch what happens when Bloomberg Technology reporter Ian King tries to do the same thing. (video by Matt Gottschalk, Camen Hodges) (Source: Bloomberg)
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