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Retail strategy sets Citizens apart

With the growing popularity of Internet banking and ATMs, banks are getting fewer chances to meet with customers face to face. Providence-based Citizens Financial...

New dean looks to broaden URI business training

Mark M. Higgins Title: Dean, College of Business Administration, University of Rhode Island Background: A CPA, Higgins had been a tax manager for Ernst & Young...

Fidelity office is first to open<br> in new GTECH building

Nearly two years after breaking ground, Providence’s newest office building and soon-to-be home of GTECH Holdings Corp. is “substantially completed.” And a Fidelity Investments...

Warren firm positions itself for nautical success

For nearly two years, many commercial ships in U.S. waters have been required to carry Automatic Identification Systems (AIS) capable of broadcasting their position...

URI conference ponders terror’s impact on trade

If terrorists attack the United States again, they not only could kill innocent civilians – they also could wreak havoc on the economy by...

OceanServer finds profits in low-cost unmanned subs

For 3 1/2 years, OceanServer Technology Inc. has been funding the research and development of unmanned miniature submarines by selling its line of lithium-ion...

Westerly firm could soon start making biodiesel

A Westerly company says it has nearly completed the installation of equipment for making biodiesel. And, with a process to make biodiesel from soybean...

Brown team developing a battery made of plastic

Imagine a flashlight powered by the energy stored within its plastic molding. If that sounds too unbelievable to be true, then you probably haven’t...

NSF gives Brown $3.3M

Brown University has made strides recently in boosting its ranks of female faculty, especially in the sciences. Now the Ivy League school has a...

FERC stalls wave-power initiative

A pilot test of a wave-energy generator off the shore of Narragansett will not begin on schedule, because the project is running into regulatory...
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