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Reed visits G-Form after manufacturer recognized for SmartFlex technology

NORTH SMITHFIELD – U.S. Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., recently visited manufacturer G-Form LLC, which makes protective gear for athletes. The company, which manufactures equipment to...

Five Questions With: Nathan Viveiros

Nathan Viveiros, founder and CEO of ThinkTech Computers Inc. in Fairhaven, highly recommends businesses work with a managed-services provider as a cost-effective way to...

Cox empowers customers with disabilities to control TV video guide with...

WEST WARWICK – Cox Communications unveiled a new feature on its Contour TV subscription package Accessible Web Remote. The feature empowers customers to browse the...

New England Tech’s SAMI offers free machinist training in Warwick

WARWICK – The Shipbuilding and Advanced Manufacturing Institute at the New England Institute of Technology campus in Warwick is offering a machinist training program...

Providence fintech firm partners with investment adviser in St. Louis

PROVIDENCE – Financial technology company Marstone Inc. is bringing its digital wealth platform to the $1.6 billion in assets managed by a St. Louis...

AG seeks ‘pause’ on proposed medical waste facility review

PROVIDENCE – Attorney General Peter F. Neronha wants a state agency to pause its review of a proposed medical waste facility in West Warwick,...
SPANNING THE GAP: Magdalena Andreozzi, founder of Grands Flourish Inc., says many of the grandparents her organization supports lost contact when many group functions switched to online-only after the COVID-19 pandemic struck. Now Andreozzi is using a grant to get those people reconnected. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Crisis exposes depths of the ‘digital divide’

When Magdalena Andreozzi moved workshops offered by her nonprofit online during the COVID-19 pandemic last summer, she expected some bumps in the transition. After all,...
COMMON THREAT: Normand Duquette, senior vice president at RISCO Insurance Brokerage Inc. in East Providence, says “90% of the companies we see” have been subject to social engineering fraud attempts. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Demand rises for insurance coverage against social engineering fraud

Imagine wiring money to a bank account at the request of an urgent voice message or an email from your company’s CEO, only to...
BACKUP SYSTEM: Tyler Mason, vice president and installation manager for Sol Power LLC, has installed backup batteries and a converter box in his Westerly home to provide electricity to the house during an outage. / PBN PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

Battery sales energized by renewable energy incentives

Tyler Mason has made a career out of renewable energy. But it wasn’t until last summer that Mason, who serves as vice president and installation...
KEEPING TRACK: Justin M. Kim, left, and Michael W. Lai designed an app to help health care workers track their emotional and mental wellness. / COURTESY CRESS HEALTH

New app focuses on mental wellness of health care workers

Justin M. Kim and Michael W. Lai were in the process of developing an app that allowed users to log their most intimate mental...

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