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Dr. John A. Pezzullo is the latest leader in Rhode Island Medical Imaging’s 75 years of existence. But even as technology has changed, those things that remain the same are what keep the enterprise thriving. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Keeping the business patient-focused yields clear success

Dr. John A. Pezzullo | Rhode Island Medical Imaging presidentMy father always told me, “Doctors make lousy businessmen.” It is not hard to...

Calif. puts solar up for grabs

If we could somehow capture all the energy expended on Twitter when California approved new rooftop solar standards, we’d solve our climate problems immediately.The...
TRADE DISCUSSION: Cris Beswick, director of innovation consulting at Culture Consultancy, strategic adviser on innovation at Wazoku and a visiting fellow at Cranfield School of Management and the Centre for Customised Executive Development in England, speaks during last year’s annual World Trade Day at Bryant University. The university will host the 33rd annual World Trade Day on May 23. / COURTESY BRYANT UNIVERSITY

Editor’s Choice: Bryant University to host annual World Trade Day

EDITOR’S CHOICE Bryant University to host annual World Trade Day BRYANT UNIVERSITY WILL host the 33rd annual World Trade Day: Technology in Global Trade, a daylong...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR and Training reported that the state's unemployment rate remained at 4.5 percent while 900 jobs were added month to month and 5,600 jobs year over year. / COURTESY RIDLT

Unemployment holds steady at 4.5 percent as job additions shine in...

PROVIDENCE – While the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 4.5 percent in April, 900 jobs were added in the state since March,...
HASBRO'S JOY FOR ALL brand has been acquired by Ageless Innovation, a new company focused on products for older adults. Above, a Joy For All toy cat. / COURTESY HASBRO INC.

New company Ageless Innovation acquires Hasbro’s Joy for All brand

PAWTUCKET - Hasbro Inc.’s Joy for All brand, which included the Joy for All Companion Pets - interactive toy cats and toy dogs -...
TOWERSTREAM CORP. reported a loss of $2.8 million in the first quarter of 2018.

Towerstream reports $2.8M loss in Q1

MIDDLETOWN – Towerstream Corp., a company that provides fixed wireless broadband services to commercial customers, reported a first-quarter loss of $2.8 million, compared with...
STUDENTS AT RHODE ISLAND Nurses Institute Middle College check out the synthetic cadaver, which the school was able to purchase with a grant from the Champlin Foundation. / COURTESY RINIMC

R.I. nursing high school first in region to use synthetic cadaver

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island Nurses Institute Middle College in Providence has acquired a synthetic cadaver, using the new technology in its classroom, one of...
RYAN KEETON is co-founder and chief branding officer of Arizona-based online car-buying platform Carvana, which has added Providence to its list of markets where delivery is available. / COURTESY CARVANA

Five Questions With: Ryan Keeton

Ryan Keeton is co-founder and chief branding officer of Carvana, an Arizona-based online car-buying platform, which has added Providence to its list of markets...
BRIDGING THE GAP, an effort by Mobile Beacon and PCs for People, hosted a May 11 computer distribution for low-income families in Colorado. Another one is scheduled for May 22.

Mobile Beacon part of tech distribution to low-income Colorado families

JOHNSTON – Bridging the Gap, a charitable initiative of PCs for People and Johnston-based internet service provider Mobile Beacon, hosted a computer and mobile-hotspot...
DEB RICCI of Carousel Industries is one of the members of Tech Collective presenting a workshop May 22, “Advocating for Yourself.” / COURTESY CAROUSEL INDUSTRIES

Tech Collective hosts ‘4 Steps to Workplace Empowerment’ workshops

PROVIDENCE – On May 22 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Tech Collective offers attendees a choice of two, 45-minute empowerment-building workshops for women. The...
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