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Sunday, June 17, 2018


Second shareholder suit filed against Amgen

LOS ANGELES – A class-action suit against Amgen Inc. (Nasdaq: AMGN) was announced late yesterday by the law firm of Stull, Stull & Brody...

2007 R.I. Business Plan winners named

PROVIDENCE – The developer of software that transforms cell phones into automated security devices and a student team that uses peer pressure to help...

Slater Fund invests $500,000 in Tizra

PROVIDENCE – Tizra Inc. today announced it has closed on a $500,000 investment from the quasi-public Slater Technology Fund. The money will enable the East...

St. Luke’s Hospital lab among CAP Best Performers

NEW BEDFORD – The College of American Pathologists has ranked the laboratory at St. Luke’s Hospital among its 2006 Best Performers. CAP laboratory accreditation...
STEPHEN LANE, CEO of Item Group, says Item's development of the spill-proof 'big-kid cup' led to a series of inventions, including a breast pump and industrial fluid dispensers. /

Can industrial designers<br> change the whole world?

Industrial designers are not only riding the shifts in their industries. They are creating the shifts by designing straws that filter unsafe water for...

Undersea work links URI, industry

Working with funding from the R.I. Science and Technology Advisory Council and the U.S. Naval Undersea Warfare Center, a team of scientists from private...
GUY deWARDENER, chief information officer at Applied Sciences Associates, says the company's Oilmap software lets users 'actually see ... how [a spill] is dispersing.' /

Modeling movement in water

What do the Coast Guard, dredgers and the oil industry have in common? They all, from time to time, have a need to predict...
DANA PAUL of Shazamm, with one of the kiosks for which the company created software that allows companies to operate the kiosks easily and remotely. /

Letting customers help themselves

Dana Paul was listening to sports radio when he got an idea to integrate a Web camera into an entertainment kiosk to let fans...
DAVID M. DUARTE, a worker at TPI Composites, stands at the root end of a 46-meter mold used to make wind energy turbines. /

Wind-power trend gives boost to TPI

TPI Composites has had a very busy April. The Warren-based manufacturer of large-scale composite structures such as blades for wind turbines, hoods for military vehicles...

Still time to claim phone-tax refund

A new tax credit, applicable only for 2006 filings, could be worth serious money to your company. But if you are like many other...
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