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Editorial Cartoon: Crazy to Work Here

Conglomo Corp. market strategy: "Following the government's lead, I recommend we approve the use of torture and wire-tapping to obtain vital product satisfaction data...
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Insulation maker reports $9M loss after Ch. 11

Owens Corning Inc., the insulation maker that emerged from bankruptcy in October, has posted a $9 million loss from continuing operations for the fourth...

PURVIS Systems wins sensors, sonar contract

MIDDLETOWN – PURVIS Systems, an engineering and information technology firm in Middletown, was awarded a $6.3 million contract by the Naval Undersea Warfare Center...

Verizon wireless network 5 or 6 times faster

PROVIDENCE – Verizon Wireless customers in Rhode Island can now access e-mail, corporate data, the Internet and more at faster speeds and upload files...
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: WNDHostTech 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...

SEC fines Symantec’s Veritas $30M in accounting case

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has fined Symantec Corp.'s Veritas Software subsidiary $30 million for accounting fraud, ending a case that divided Republicans...

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...
'WE'RE RIGHT AT the beginning of an exciting new time in broadband wireless,' says Jeff Thompson, Towerstream's president and CEO.
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Seizing the opportunities as WiMAX comes of age

Many communication pundits believe WiMAX – Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access – has the potential to change wireless communication as we know it. That's...
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...
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