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Siren Marine and Hilb Group New England form alliance

NEWPORT – Siren Marine, a maker of boat-tracking and -monitoring devices in Newport, and marine insurance specialists Hilb Group New England in Warwick have...

St. Luke’s Brain & Spine Surgery program adopts new image-guided technology

NEW BEDFORD – The Brain & Spine Surgery program at St. Luke’s Hospital is now using 7D Surgical’s Machine-vision Image Guided Surgery technology, which...
POWERFUL BATTERIES: EaglePicher Technologies in East Greenwich develops batteries for spacecraft and military jets. From left, Robert Gitzendanner, applications engineering director; George Cintra, vice president of research and development; Alex Buonanno, program manager; and Frank Puglia, director of research and development. 
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EaglePicher powering space exploration

In November, NASA’s Insight lander touched down on Mars. Then, in December, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft reached its destination, the asteroid Bennu. Both space vehicles have...
SPEECH PREP: Sree Dasari, a student at La Salle Academy in Providence, has started her own business. She is designing an app that uses virtual reality scenarios to help people work on their public-speaking skills.
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Easing the anxiety of public speaking

For Sree Dasari, 17 isn’t too young to be an entrepreneur. The La Salle Academy student last year founded Vadati VR to eventually produce an...

Sensata reports $599M profit in 2018

ATTLEBORO – Sensata Technologies Inc. reported a profit of $599 million in 2018, an increase from $408.4 million in 2017, the company reported Wednesday. Earnings...

Naval Undersea Warfare Center scientist chosen for IEEE award

NEWPORT – Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport scientist Donald Steinbrecher has won an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers award. The 2018 Harry Diamond...

Five Questions With: Joe Devine

With the innovation-fostering group Tech Collective setting up a forum for chief information officers in Rhode Island last year at the request of Gov....

Naval War College workshop advances cyberwarfare training

NEWPORT – The U.S. Naval War College welcomed leaders from the U.S. Cyber Command, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Military Academy, Naval Postgraduate School, U.S....

CyberScout report shows increase in exposure of sensitive data

PROVIDENCE – Identity protection and breach services company CyberScout, which has offices in Providence, worked with the Identity Theft Resource Center on the 2018...

Kenney Manufacturing investing $2M in technology, equipment

WARWICK – House Majority Leader K. Joseph Shekarchi, D-Warwick, recently toured Kenney Manufacturing along with representatives of Walmart Inc., recognizing Kenney as a great...
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