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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...
RHODE ISLAND officials are offering $2 million in grants as an incentive to those developing such projects in brownfields and carports instead of undeveloped fields. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/KEN JAMES

R.I. initiatives offer millions in grants for solar energy developers

 PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island officials are kicking clean energy initiatives up a notch, offering $2 million in grants to developers of solar panel projects...
SPINNERS: Claire Hayes, left, and her mother, Sheila Hayes, are the franchise owners of Cyclebar in Smithfield. They opened the franchise after Claire began spinning classes while living in Massachusetts and spoke to her mom about opening a location in Rhode Island.
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Franchisee: Sheila and Claire Hayes

The pitch: Cyclebar is a premium, indoor-cycling studio that has 41 spinning cycles – each with monitors showing health statistics. An instructor leads the...
THE NEW ENGLAND INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY was the only local college or university to earn a spot on The Princeton Review's 2019 list of the top schools to study video game design./ COURTESY NEIT

NEIT named a top 50 school for video game design by...

EAST GREENWICH – Aspiring video game designers and developers take note: New England Institute of Technology has made The Princeton Review's list of the...

3 Brown grads named to Forbes’ America’s Top 50 Women in...

PROVIDENCE – Forbes magazine named three Brown University alumnae to its America’s Top 50 Women in Tech 2018 list: Ayanna Howard, Mary Lou Jepsen...

Five Questions With: Kevin Stokesbury

Kevin Stokesbury, professor of fisheries oceanography at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s School for Marine Science & Technology, was chosen for a service award...

Tech Collective expands board of directors

PROVIDENCE – Technology association Tech Collective has expanded its board of directors to 19 members.Board Chairman Tim Hebert says more perspectives and guidance in...
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