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VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS said 10,400 employees, accounting for roughly 6.8 percent of its total staff, have accepted voluntary buyouts across the U.S. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/JIN LEE

Verizon to give buyouts to 10,400 U.S. employees in restructuring

NEW YORK - Verizon Communications Inc. said 10,400 employees, or about 6.8 percent of its total staff, were accepted for voluntary buyouts as the...
DONALD R. SWEITZER will retire as chairman of IGT on Dec. 31. / COURTESY IGT

IGT Chairman Sweitzer to retire

PROVIDENCE – Donald R. Sweitzer, chairman of  International Game Technology PLC, will retire Dec. 31, the company announced this week.Sweitzer worked at IGT and...
WALGREENS BOOTS Alliance is rolling out a nationwide next-day prescription-delivery service to fend off competition from Amazon.com Inc. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/AKASHA RABUT

With Amazon.com looming, Walgreens starts next-day drug delivery

NEW YORK - Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. is rolling out a nationwide next-day prescription-delivery service to fend off competition from Amazon.com Inc. and numerous venture...
THE CLEAR RIVER ENERGY CENTER, shown here in a rendering from Invenergy Inc., is the subject of state regulatory hearings that resumed this week on the $1 billion proposal./COURTESY INVENERGY

State regulators resume hearings on proposed Burrillville power plant

WARWICK – State regulators resumed public hearings Wednesday on Invenergy Inc.’s proposed natural gas-burning power plant in Burrillville. The $1 billion proposal has pitted...

Carousel Industries, Constant Technologies named to SCN’s Top 50 Integrators

PROVIDENCE – Carousel Industries of North America Inc. and Constant Technologies were both selected as Top 50 Integrators of 2018 by industry magazine Systems...

Five Questions With: Jason Albuquerque

Cybersecurity should be a concern and investment for every company. But there is a special time when risks are even higher – during mergers...
THE NAVAL UNDERSEA Warfare Center selected Rite-Solutions and 22 other companies for a $561.2 million contract to develop future generations of unmanned undersea vehicle family of systems. Above, Rite-Solutions President and CEO Dennis McLaughlin. / PBN FILE PHOTO/KATE WHITNEY LUCEY

Rite-Solutions among 23 companies awarded $561M U.S. Navy contract

MIDDLETOWN – Rite-Solutions was one of 23 companies selected for a five-year, $561.2 million contract to develop future generations of unmanned undersea vehicle family...

R.I. State Police train critical IT pros in cybersecurity

SCITUATE – R.I. State Police hosted a cybersecurity-training session for critical infrastructure information technology professionals from Nov. 27-30, as part of its Joint Cyber...

TribalVision named finalist in Google Premier Partner Awards

WARWICK – TribalVision was named a finalist in the 2018 Google Premier Partner Awards in the Growing Businesses Online category, the marketing company announced.The...

Tech Collective cybersecurity session will focus on employee education

PROVIDENCE – Tech Collective and the Pell Center for International Relations and Public Policy at Salve Regina University will host a session entitled “Cybersecurity:...
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