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Web still growing as ad medium

A recent report by the Interactive Advertising Bureau and PricewaterhouseCoopers pegs U.S. Internet ad spending in 2006 at $16.8 billion, up 34 percent...
DR. CHRISTINE MALBOEUF samples different mediums at EpiVax, a Providence biotech firm that is using computerized gene sequencing to help develop vaccines. /

EpiVax is closer to clinical trials for vaccines

Having spent the first part of its history developing a closely guarded technology platform that drives its work, a Providence company is working to...

Tapping a world of schoolroom innovation

Schools have to organize and coordinate massive amounts of information – from student records to complicated class schedules – and to do so, many...
BILL FOULKES, the new leader of the Center for Design and Business, wants the center to become a resource for companies worldwide. /

New chief brings global vision<br> to Center for Design and Business

The new Center for Design and Business reflects less of a restructuring by newly hired executive director Bill Foulkes, he says, than a “dramatic...
STATE REP. Patricia A. Serpa, D-West Warwick, is lead sponsor of the House measure.  /

Should R.I. pharmacists be allowed<br> to give routine shots?

Saying they want to make it easier for elderly Rhode Islanders to get their immunizations, several legislators have proposed a bill to allow pharmacists...

‘WaterFire’ wants small partners too

“WaterFire Providence” has launched a new corporate sponsorship program aimed at smaller businesses than have traditionally provided funding for the signature event downtown.The...

URI professors get NSF grant for lab curriculum

KINGSTON – Two civil engineering professors at the University of Rhode Island are using a $148,462 National Science Foundation grant to try a new...

Emergency cleanups require expert help

On a day like March 2, when the heavy ice and snow from previous storms are melted by pouring rain, roofs inevitably bust open,...
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Set a policy for the use of e-mail

For almost any business, large or small, e-mail has been a huge boon to efficiency. But improper e-mail usage can create legal liabilities for...
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Library program wins ‘Tech Savvy’ honors

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Family Literacy Initiative, a collaborative effort based at the Providence Public Library, has been honored as one of five...
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