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Innovation
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Technology giants like Facebook, LinkedIn and Amazon – along with the data analysts at legacy media companies like Disney and Time Warner – spend their days trying to seduce their audiences by creating ultra-targeted streams of news, television clips, opinions and other pop-culture ephemera. When members of that same audience log on to social networks, Hulu accounts, Netflix or Amazon Prime they consume ads, videos and news items that cater to what the algorithms driving those services believe users want. more
It has been nearly three-and-a-half years since Rhode Island was awarded $13.1 million through the federal State Small Business Credit Initiative. more
Ever notice a flooded street, a severe pothole or a tree downed on power lines and not known who to notify about it? It’s not serious enough for 911, and a call to a local city department or utility may take days for a response. more
NanoSteel sees its practices as the Occam’s razor of steel-material design: The simplest and most obvious solution. more
Walk into a Providence elementary school, and you could find someone in a business suit reciting verse about “green eggs and ham.” more
IlluminOss technology that offers "fracture repair at the speed of light" may soon be available in the United States after nearly a decade in the works. The East Providence company, which has offered what it calls its minimally invasive … more
Providing quality medical treatment in a rapidly changing health care industry can be difficult. But one Rhode Island business is helping to put many of the state’s primary care physicians on the right path. more
For many, the word "innovation" brings to mind movement toward brighter horizons, new places. For Quick Fitting Inc., led by President and CEO David Crompton, bringing innovation to life has meant heavy investment into existing resources. … more
Last week the Rhode Island Foundation handed out the fourth round of its Innovation Fellowships, a program funded by Letitia and John Carter. The winners of this year's so-called "genius" grants, which award $300,000 to each project over … more
About seven years ago, when Dennis Iannotti ran a vitamin-supplement store in North Providence, he sold a brand of fortified peanut butter that didn't taste very good. That memory stayed with him and in 2010 he and two friends, all three … more
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