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Purvis Systems wins $24.1M NUWC contract

MIDDLETOWN – Purvis Systems Inc. says it has won a $24.1 million, five-year contract with the Naval Undersea Warfare Center. The agreement – a...

Astro-Med officers to exercise 85,000 options

WEST WARWICK – Astro-Med Inc. (Nasdaq: A LOT) says five company officers plan to exercise options on a total of 85,000 shares of Astro-Med...

Microsoft buying voice-services firm Tellme Networks

REDMOND, Wash. – Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) today announced it will acquire Mountain View, Calif.-based Tellme Networks Inc., a provider of voice services including...

Cox to carry Ch. 12 NCAA broadcasts in HDTV

WEST WARWICK – Cox Communications will offer additional NCAA Basketball Tournament games to digital cable customers in Rhode Island, under its recent agreement with...

Viacom sues YouTube, parent Google for $1B

NEW YORK – Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B) today announced it has filed suit against YouTube and Google alleging “massive intentional copyright infringement...
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Freedom Communications selling WLNE Ch. 6

IRVINE, Calif. – Freedom Communications Inc. has agreed to sell WLNE-TV ABC6, the ABC affiliate serving Providence and New Bedford as Channel 6 and...
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Digital mammograms coming to Roger Williams

PROVIDENCE – Roger Williams Medical Center next month will receive two digital mammography units, thanks to the Memories & Miracles Committee and The Champlin...
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More taxpayers use direct deposit, e-File

Direct-deposit refunds nationwide this year have passed the $100 million mark, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service reports, as a growing number of taxpayers opts...
JASON HARRY founded Afferent Corp. in Providence in 2000, with technology developed at Brown University. /

Ocean State is growing ‘new economy’

Jason Harry started the Afferent Corp. in Providence in 2000 after acquiring technology from a personal contact at Boston University. Since then, the medical...

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...
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