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THE GAO WARNED that the U.S. Navy's cost estimates for the Columbia-Class submarine may rise due to unreliable cost estimates. / COURTESY GENERAL DYNAMICS ELECTRIC BOAT

U.S. nuclear-armed sub may cost more than Navy says, GAO warns

NEW YORK – The U.S. Navy may have to ask Congress to boost funding in fiscal 2021 to buy the first in its new...
BROWN PROFESSOR James Head’s knowledge of the lunar surface has come in handy for the leaders of the first commercial unmanned mission to the moon. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown professor helps select landing site for private moon mission

PROVIDENCE – A Brown University professor who worked on the Apollo missions to the moon in the 1960s and 1970s is playing a key...
TEXTRON PRESIDENT AND CEO Scott C. Donnelly earned $13.9 million in 2018, a decline from $14.8 million in 2017. / COURTESY TEXTRON INC.

Textron’s Donnelly earns $13.9M in 2018

PROVIDENCE – Textron Inc. Chairman, President and CEO Scott C. Donnelly earned $13.9 million in 2018, a decline from $14.8 million one year prior,...

WaterFire Arts Center to host Ocean Inno Tech Fest April 27

PROVIDENCE – Designed to celebrate the technology community, Ocean Inno Tech Fest is set for Saturday, April 27, from 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m....

Slater Technology Fund announces new board members, chair

PROVIDENCE – Slater Technology Fund, the state’s oldest seed-stage investment fund, has added Robert Maccini and Christopher Graham to its board of directors and...

Providence issues RFI, begins first phase of cell wireless infrastructure program

PROVIDENCE – The city announced it will implement the first phase of a small cell wireless infrastructure program concurrent to issuing a request for...

Cox Communications’ senior-centric smart home set to make R.I. debut

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Cox Communications will unveil its Connected Independence smart home, a property at Reynolds Farm featuring technology that will allow residents 65...
LAURA ADAMS, founder and CEO of Rhode Island Quality Institute, left the organization this week./ PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Adams leaves RIQI

PROVIDENCE – Laura Adams, founder and CEO of Rhode Island Quality Institute, left the organization this week.After spending about two months transitioning out, Adams’...
A SEALED court filing related to Amgen’s Mvasi and Genentech’s Avastin, both chemotherapy and targeted therapy drugs, was filed in U.S. District Court in Delaware Friday. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO

Amgen and Genentech ‘patent dance’ continues in sealed filings

PROVIDENCE – A sealed lawsuit was filed in Delaware District Court Monday against Immunex Rhode Island Corp. and Amgen Inc. by Genentech Inc. and...

Five Questions With: Blaine Carroll

Providence-based technology firm First Circle Inc., owned by Delta Dental, has been nationally expanding its app-based, dental care deal-hunting platform Chewsidental.com for the last...
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