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CAI SOFTWARE has acquired Casco Development based in Portland, Maine. Above, CAI Software CEO Brian Rigney. / COURTESY CAI SOFTWARE

CAI Software acquires Portland, Maine-based company

SMITHFIELD – CAI Software LLC has acquired Portland, Maine-based Casco Development LLC, adding 22 employees to the company, the two companies announced Monday evening.The...
RITE-SOLUTIONS has been awarded a five-year, $20.3 million contract to provide engineering services for the Submarine Combat Control Systems for Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport.

Rite-Solutions receives $20.3M NUWC contract

MIDDLETOWN – Rite-Solutions was awarded a five-year, $20.3 million contract from the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport to provide engineering services for its...
CUSTOMER SERVICE: Aaliyah Perez is a customer service representative at HealthSource RI’s walk-in center in East Providence. The state’s health insurance exchange had enrolled 31,771 people for coverage in 2019 as of Dec. 10.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

HealthSource RI enrollment ahead of last year’s pace

HealthSource RI is running ahead of last year in enrolling Rhode Islanders for health insurance coverage in 2019.With the deadline approaching on open enrollment,...
BRAINSTORMING: Carlos Toro and his team at Steer LLC in Providence brainstorm in their studio space. Foreground from left, Ryan Sherwood, project manager; Ed Eacueo, team lead; and Carlos Toro, founder and team lead. Background from left, Xander Monge, videographer/editor; and Povilas Mecys, front-end developer and designer. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Steering a digital vision

Carlos Toro, director and owner of digital media company Steer LLC, prides himself on the fact that he hasn’t had an “office job” since...
GENERAL ELECTRIC is creating a new independent software company. As part of the shift, the head of GE Digital, Bill Ruh, will step down. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/DANIEL ACKER

GE forms new software company in overhaul of digital strategy

NEW YORK - General Electric Co. is creating an independent company for its software business as the struggling manufacturer rethinks what had been a key...
MORE THAN $4 MILLION in grants has been allocated to environmentally friendly projects in Rhode Island from funds received in a settlement with Volkswagen over the sale and leasing of diesel vehicles with illegal and hidden emissions-control defeat device software. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/KRISZTIAN BOCSI

Kilmartin announces $4.1M for environmental projects from Volkswagen settlement

PROVIDENCE – R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced Wednesday $4.1 million in grants for environmentally friendly projects, funded with money awarded in a...

Amazon awards Durfee High School $15K for STEM education, robotics

FALL RIVER – Students at Durfee High School recently received a $15,000 grant from Amazon.com Inc., for education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics,...

Five Questions With: Sree Dasari

Entrepreneur Sree Dasari found a need in the marketplace: a way to practice public speaking, a common source of discomfort for many. Dasari, who...

NUWC team wins Integrated Warfare Systems Excellence Award

NEWPORT – The Program Executive Office Integrated Warfare Systems 5.0 Foreign Military Sales Team has won the PEO IWS Excellence Award. The team includes...

Southcoast Health patients get VR help to cope with pain, anxiety

NEW BEDFORD – The Thomas H. and Catherine D. O’Neil Charitable Foundation Inc. is providing virtual reality technology to SouthCoast Health, to help its...
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