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The credit cards in most Americans’ wallets are pretty much antiques. They’re easy to counterfeit, thanks to magnetic strips that rely on basically the same 1960s technology used in cassette tapes. more
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits rose last week, maintaining a pattern of gains and losses around decade lows that signals firings remain muted. more
(Updated 10:02 a.m.) Three firms, including the developer of the “I Love New York” slogan, a global public relations firm and a Jamestown-based company that will engage the public, have been selected to create a tourism and business attraction campaign for Rhode Island. more
In an effort to drive health care innovation, CVS Health said it is partnering with startup accelerator MassChallenge and digital health venture fund Rock Health. more
The historically significant Standard Paper Box Mill, which produced paper products for the jewelry industry in Rhode Island, will receive state historic preservation tax credits for a conversion to work space apartments. more
(Updated 11:34 a.m.) The R.I. Department of Transportation has reorganized its operations to reflect a project-management approach to public works, and will emphasize more cost-effective techniques to maintain roads and bridges, including through more in-house work. more
The CEO of Providence Equity Partners has made the “2015 Forbes 400” list of the richest people in America, sharing space with the likes of No. 1 Bill Gates, the Microsoft mogul worth $76 billion, and No. 2 Warren Buffett, the head of Berkshire Hathaway, worth $62 billion. more
Cable Car Cinema is one of 23 theaters nationwide selected for the Sundance Institute Art House Project, designed to recognize theaters in North America with excellence in programming, community involvement and operations. more
Brown University posted a 5.7 percent gain on endowment investments in the year that ended June 30. more
Pro-Change Behavior Systems Inc. recently was awarded three Small Business Innovation Research contracts from the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the National Cancer Institute totaling $2.7 million. more
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