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COX BUSINESS is acquiring RapidScale, a California-based managed-services provider. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Cox Business acquires RapidScale cloud-services provider

WEST WARWICK — Cox Business, a Cox Communications Inc. division, is acquiring managed cloud services provider RapidScale, the company announced in a press release.The...
JASON MERIWETHER of Rhode Island College is a big believer in data as a necessary planning tool to design and deliver curriculum./COURTESY JASON MERIWETHER

Five Questions with: Jason L. Meriwether

Kentucky native Jason L. Meriwether, who became vice president of student success at Rhode Island College a year ago, likes data — capturing it,...
GENERAL ASSEMBLY of Providence hosts a free coding class next week at Tech Collective, on programming languages HTML and CSS.

Free introduction to coding workshop Tuesday in Providence

PROVIDENCE — A free computer-coding workshop is offered on Tuesday night, 6:30 to 8:30, at the Tech Collective in Providence.“Introduction to Coding: HTML &...
TEENS FROM Providence middle schools learned about IT careers, practiced computer skills and served the community as part of a recent 120-hour summer program offered by Goodwill./COURTESY GOODWILL

Middle schoolers get IT insight from Goodwill tech program

PROVIDENCE — Goodwill Industries International Inc., as part of the One Providence for Youth Summer Program, just graduated 20 middle schoolers from a six-week...
FUTURE Navy technologies will be on display at the end of the month, at NUWC Newport’s ANTX event. /COURTESY NUWC

Largest NUWC tech event coming up; ANTX to cover multiple days

NEWPORT — The Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport, hosts the 2018 Advanced Naval Technology Exercise Human Machine Interaction on Aug. 30-31.According to a...
THE BRENNAN BUILDING at 60 Clifford St., Providence, along with an adjacent parking lot have been sold to Providence Innovation District Phase II Owner LLC for $2.2 million by Brown University. / COURTESY GOOGLE INC.

Brown sells Innovation District-adjacent land to Ventas

PROVIDENCE – Brown University has sold the properties at 60 Clifford St. and 216 Eddy St.  to Providence Innovation District Phase II Owner, affiliated...
SHINING EXAMPLE: Workers install solar panels at East Providence Forbes Street project, due for completion in 2017. / PBN FILE PHOTO/BRIAN MCDONALD

R.I. company plans to create 500 jobs for solar panel projects

NORTH KINGSTOWN – A North Kingstown company developing clean energy projects plans to create roughly 500 jobs, with hiring starting next year, for two...
THURSDAY, at the North Kingstown Chamber of Commerce, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and other business community leaders announced WindWinRI. A $100,000 Real Jobs Rhode Island grant, the program is designed to build a workforce pipeline for the wind energy industry among today's high schoolers. BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ERIC THAYER

Governor, Real Jobs RI promote R.I. as home to next-gen wind...

NORTH KINGSTOWN – As offshore wind farms begin to pop up along the Eastern Seaboard, Rhode Island – home to the first such alternative...
RHODE ISLAND's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined from 4.3 percent in June to 4.1 percent in July. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING

Unemployment ticks down, job gains continue for R.I. in July

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.1 percent in July, two-tenths of a percentage point lower than the unemployment rate...

NUWC Division Newport engineer part of D.C. leadership program cohort

NEWPORT – Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport engineer Travis A. McCune, former head of Undersea Warfare Mission Engineering, was accepted into the Department...
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