Entrepreneurship

THEIR NEW DIGS in Pawtucket put architects Andrew Thurlow and Maia Small Thurlow in closer proximity to New York City and Boston. /

Architects step into digital age

Andrew Thurlow and Maia Small Thurlow consider themselves part of the first wave of architects capitalizing on digital technology in their profession. The couple met...

MultiCell Technologies works on cancer drug

LINCOLN – MultiCell Technologies Inc. says it has reached a milestone in its work to develop a drug to treat colorectal cancer, the third...

System built at NUWC wins technology award

NEWPORT – The Blue Rose Fiber Optic Perimeter Security and Detection System, developed at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Division Newport, has won the...

Startup signs deal with Brown, R.I. Hospital

PROVIDENCE – Corum Medical Inc., a medical device startup based in Providence and Sudbury, Mass., has signed a license agreement with Brown University and...
THE COMPANY'S DATA CENTER on Westminster Street in Providence provides services from Internet access and e-commerce to data backup and disaster recovery. Above, Gary Manning, HostTech's chief technical officer, monitors systems in the main server holding area. /

Providence data center is seriously connected

COMPANY PROFILE HostTech Communications Owners: Amy Harrison, Casimir Kolaski Type of business: Internet data center Location: 1135 Westminster St., Providence Year founded: 2000 Employees: 5 Annual revenue: WND HostTech Communications, one of...

’60s rock Web site sues 2 record companies

Warner Music Group Corp. and Sony BMG Music Entertainment are being sued by a rock-music archive that accuses the record companies of conspiring to...

Verizon seeking $197M from Vonage in lawsuit

A Verizon Communications Inc. lawyer told a federal jury in Virginia last week that Vonage Holdings Corp. infringed five patents covering Internet telephone services...
RATHER THAN CHASING trends, Larry Keeley advises maximizing the potential of existing ideas, as Sylvania is doing with LED lighting. /

Warning: Brainstorming may destroy innovation

Almost anyone who's worked to develop an innovation at a big company knows the drill. The senior executives give a stirring speech about how...
TATTOO'S TACKLE, a small fishing-lure maker in Portsmouth, is using video on its Web site to show customers how its lures are made and how they work. /

Web video streams a hot marketing tool

As Web video sharing sites such as YouTube.com continue to grow in popularity, businesses are taking notice of streaming video as a relatively inexpensive...
'WHAT I TRIED TO DO was analyze the opportunity to serve a mix of different audiences," says Hope Alswang, director of the RISD Museum of Art since 2005. /

No hard hat needed: RISD thrives amid renovation

Hope Alswang faced many challenges when she became director of Rhode Island School of Design's Museum of Art in September 2005. Attendance had declined by...
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