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APC joins 10 IT leaders in global ‘Green Grid’

American Power Conversion and 10 other major information technology companies – including fierce competitors – have joined forces to form the Green Grid, a...

City expects recognition from coming virtual view

Imagine visiting a Web site that allowed you to stroll down a city’s streets, check out the architecture, browse through stores, visit hotel rooms...
URI PROF. Yan Sun, a computer engineer, has won a five-year grant to work on designing a 'trust infrastructure' for wireless networks. /

URI researcher building ‘trust’ network tools

A computer engineer at the University of Rhode Island has been awarded a five-year, $400,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to support her...
CELL PHONES and other mobile devices are the newest banking channel for BofA customers. The service is due to become available in Rhode Island later this year. /

BofA sees mobile phones as the next frontier

Bank of America’s customers will soon be able to do online banking from Internet-enabled cell phones and PDAs. Last month, the bank – the nation’s...
LUZO COMMUNITY BANK started looking for a buyer two years ago because its CEO, Jose Gouveia, felt the bank could better serve its customers with a larger partner. /

BankFive adds heft with Luzo acquisition

BankFive of Fall River and Luzo Community Bank of New Bedford are similar in a few crucial ways. Both are community banks. And both...

NYSE to boost computer server capacity 60%

The New York Stock Exchange, stung by a recent computer slowdown that forced some floor brokers to complete trades by hand, plans to increase...

URI connects students with scientists at sea

SMITHFIELD – The University of Rhode Island’s Office of Marine Programs has entered a partnership with the Smithfield schools to enable students to interact,...

UMass–Dartmouth head calls for new thinking

DARTMOUTH, Mass. – Jean F. MacCormack, chancellor of the University of Massachusetts–Dartmouth, urged the campus community in a speech last month to become more...

MetLife Foundation gives $20,000 for ‘e-mentoring’

The MetLife Foundation last month donated $20,000 to the Rhode Island Mentoring Partnership to continue the development of an “e-mentoring” program launched last year...

Bell again is No. 1 in customer support

FORT WORTH, Texas – For the 13th straight year, Bell Helicopter has been ranked No. 1 in customer support by Professional Pilot Magazine’s annual...
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