Articles by Konrad Krawczyk

I cover video games, tech, privacy issues and more for IBT. Prior to joining the staff, I wrote for Major League Baseball, Computer Shopper and other publications. I earned double B.A.s in Political Science and Media Studies from CUNY Queens College. I love dogs, birds, the Mets, Giants and barbecue ribs.

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Blackstone To Buy LaSalle Hotel For $3.7 Billion

Private equity firm Blackstone Group LP said on Monday it would buy U.S. hotel owner LaSalle Hotel Properties for $3.7 billion, topping a rival bid from Pebblebrook Hotel Trust in April for $3.5 billion.
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US Issues Health Alert In China

The employee, assigned to the American consulate in Guangzhou, China, was sent to U.S. last Friday where he was diagnosed with mild traumatic brain injury.