Dave Larsen

Reporter

Dave Larsen covers high-technology, Dayton-area research industry and consumer electronics such as smartphones.

He started at DDN in 1990 and previously has served as film critic and pop music critic. Dave graduated from the Boston University College of Communication. Larsen wrote for his junior high school, high school and college newspapers before embarking on a professional journalism career. 

He also has written and illustrated both daily and weekly comic strips for several newspapers.

Latest from Dave Larsen

Job openings hit 7-year high

Employers in May posted the most job openings in seven years, but the number of workers hired fell slightly from April, according to U.S. Department of Labor data released Tuesday.Businesses and governments advertised 4.6 million openings in May, the most since June 2007, according to the Job Openings and Labor ...

Teradata wins two industry awards

Miami Twp.-based Teradata Corp. received two Stevie Awards for industry leadership in data-driven marketing and sales technology from the 12th Annual American Business Awards, company officials announced Tuesday. The awards were presented last month at a ceremony in Chicago.Teradata was awarded a Silver Stevie Award in the Brand Experience of ...

Standard Register expands marketing business

Standard Register has named new executives to expand its promotional marketing business, company officials announced Tuesday. The leadership additions will allow the company to focus on providing more creative concepts and local, personalized service, officials said.The Dayton-based document services company has appointed Michael Giachetti as vice president and general manager ...

ALDI hiring for Dayton-area stores

Discount supermarket chain ALDI will host a hiring event on July 17 for its Dayton-area stores, company officials announced Monday.ALDI plans to hire 10 new team members, including store associates and shift managers, for its local stores, including Centerville, Dayton, Franklin, Kettering and West Carrollton, officials said.The hiring event will ...

Melody Pool sold to new owner

A Clayton swim club has been sold to a new owner, according to the family that has operated the private, members-only pool for nearly two decades.Melody Pool at 7331 Pleasant Plain Road in Clayton was purchased by Nick Albert, according to a media release from the Oyer and Stidham families. ...

Vectren to sell coal mining subsidiary

Vectren Corp. has reached an agreement to sell its wholly owned coal mining subsidiary, Vectren Fuels Inc., company officials announced.Vectren will sell the coal mining subsidiary to Sunrise Coal LLC, an Indiana-based wholly owned subsidiary of Hallador Energy Co., which owns and operates coal mines in the Illinois basin.Headquartered in ...

JobsOhio to share year-to-date metrics

JobsOhio, the state’s private non-profit economic development firm, will present its year-to-date metrics, marketing plans and highlights of recent economic research data on July 17 at the Ohio Economic Development Association’s mid-year briefing near Columbus.The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. at the Marriott Columbus Northwest, ...

Crown Partners becomes Razorfish subsidiary

Crown Partners, a Washington Twp.-based electronic business services firm, has been acquired by a French multinational company, but will keep its presence in the Dayton area, the firm’s top official said Wednesday. Paris-based Publicis Groupe has acquired Crown, which will operate as a subsidiary of Razorfish Technology Platform Services, a ...

Tech firm acquires Dayton manufacturer

An Indiana technology company has acquired Westbrook Manufacturing Inc., a Dayton-based contract manufacturer, according to a media release.Telamon Industrial Solutions, a division of Carmel, Ind.-based Telamon Corp., has acquired Westbrook as part of a strategic growth decision, company officials said. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.Officials said Telamon’s acquisition ...

Woolpert acquires airport management system

Beavercreek-based engineering and design services firm Woolpert Inc. has acquired Electronic Logging System, an aviation industry software tool, according to a media release.Electronic Logging System expedites and automates airport operations management, record keeping and Federal Aviation Regulation compliance reporting, company officials said.Woolpert acquired the ELS brand from Landrum & Brown. ...

 
 

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