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Husband and wife team at Xact Maps talk about the startup, which is working on unmanned-aerial-systems technology. more
A low-cost supercomputer is being used to study black holes and cybersecurity at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, where it was built using 176 Sony PlayStation 3 gaming consoles stored in a refrigerated shipping container. more
Engineer Jim Crowshaw sits at a scanning electron microscope Lincoln-based Tanury Industries uses for many tasks, including reverse engineering and surface analysis. Standing is company Chairman Tom Tanury. The business began in 1946 plating jewelry and has expanded its capabilities to include gold-plating interiors of corporate jets and creating unique, durable finishes for eyeglass frames. more
Leadership team at HMSolution talks about the company’s work developing a faucet-mounted filter to remove arsenic and other contaminants from groundwater. more
KVH Industries Inc.’s online job search site and social media network for seafarers, Crewtoo, has been named the most popular maritime website in a survey of nearly 30,000 mariners conducted recently by Futurenautics, an independent information resource that identifies technology trends in the shipping industry. more
Ryan Maciel, a home-schooled high school freshman from Narragansett, has won the inaugural House Student App Challenge in Rhode Island’s second congressional district, Rep. James R. Langevin announced last week. more
For their June meetup, the Providence Geeks will host Xact Maps, a Providence company specializing in high-fidelity aerial mapping using unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones. more
Jonathan Canino, a Cranston resident pursuing his doctorate in chemistry at the University of Rode Island, won first place in the eighth annual National Security Innovation Competition, sponsored by the National Homeland Defense Foundation to motivate students to pursue careers in security, science, technology, engineering and math. more
Medtronic Inc., the second-largest maker of medical devices, agreed to buy Covidien PLC for $42.9 billion in cash and stock as it transforms into a broader-based company bolstered by new tax advantages. more
Siemens AG is preparing a bid for Alstom SA’s energy unit that would leave it with the French company’s gas turbines while allowing partners Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. and Hitachi Ltd. to expand their steam turbines and hydro businesses, people familiar with the matter said. more
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