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Geneticist is breeding a greener fuel source

URI team hoping to cut cost of making ethanolA research team at the University of Rhode Island is working to engineer a new variety...

Traction gives customers<br> a better grip on their data

Blog-like software aids collaboration, securityTraction Software Inc., a 10-year-old Providence-based technology company, is developing a national reputation for its blog- and wiki-style software.Founded in...

Helping wireless society’s gadgets stay in touch

By John P. Mello Jr. Contributing WriterAntennas aren’t the sexiest devices in the Partheon of high-tech gadgets, but as wireless communication becomes a big...

German firm picks R.I. for its North American HQ

Polyrack North American Corp. was joined this month by Gov. Donald L. Carcieri, Mayor David S. Iwuc, the R.I. Economic Development Corporation and the...

Kopin microdisplay used in Wild Planet’s new Spy Video Car

TAUNTON – Kopin Corp., a maker of high-tech microdisplays, said its CyberDisplay 300 M LV monochrome, active-matrix liquid crystal display (AMLCD) has been integrated...

Memorial to test patient ‘portal’ for health records

As Dr. Charles Eaton sees it, electronic medical records could make a huge difference in many ways, but most of all, when put in...

Markland may sell its 82% stake<br> in Technest Holdings

WARWICK – Markland Technologies Inc., working to transform laboratory technology into real-world products, yesterday said it is "exploring strategic alternatives to maximize shareholder value,"...

A ‘peak’ performer in network services

When Daniel Charland and Donald Nokes founded NetCenergy in 2003, they planned to grow a successful business by offering highly skilled network technicians and...

RI.gov listed among ‘Best of Web’

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island’s state Web site and the state’s Marine No Septic Discharge Online Compliance System Web site were both honored in the...
ANNU PALAKUNNATHU MATTHEW took a one-year sabbatical fromURI to document the Americanization of call-center workers in India. Her audio-visual exhibit, above, incorporating photos and recorded interviews, is on display at the URI Fine Arts Center through Dec. 10. /

At Indian call centers, U.S. culture makes its mark

Every day in India, hundreds of thousands of workers answer calls for U.S. companies, mimicking American accents and adopting names such as Paul, Arnold,...
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