Technology

BofA extends mobile phone banking services

Bank of America has extended its remote banking service so that customers can now access their accounts by Internet-enabled cell phones from anywhere in...
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Anonymous donor gives $1M matching grant to URI

KINGSTON – An anonymous donor has offered a $1 million challenge grant to the University of Rhode Island to help establish the Robert S....
ROB AND LIBBY Armstrong take pride in the family tradition of Munroe Dairy but they also embrace innovation, such as setting up a company Web site. /

Historic Munroe Dairy has long family tradition

Twenty years ago, Rob Armstrong decided to paint one of his milk delivery trucks like a Holstein cow. When his grandfather saw the black-and-white...

It’s time for all small businesses to get online

Small and medium-size businesses (SMBs) are reaping the rewards of the Internet more than ever. In a recent survey, SMB owners overwhelmingly said their...

Generations often pull in different directions

It is often said that you should not mess with a good thing – if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. In a family-owned business,...
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Towerstream to join Nasdaq’s Capital Market tomorrow

MIDDLETOWN – WiMAX provider Towerstream Corp. today announced that its common stock will begin trading on the Nasdaq Capital Market tomorrow morning under the...
ANDERA INC., a 7-year-old Providence IT firm started by CEO Charles Kroll, above, has done many things right, according to the Slater Technology Fund: from having a clear vision, to launching its software for banks at just the right time. /

Slater happy to bet on Andera

Andera Inc., a 7-year-old Providence firm marketing software to the financial services industry, offers a case study in how to successfully grow a startup...
MICHAEL SALINGER, director of technology and development at OpenBOX Technologies, says the software-as-service concept is starting to gain widespread acceptance. /

Software as service helps reduce costs

Technology can be a great leveler in the business playing field, but in the past, entry costs could limit access to it. With the...
VOICE OF AMERICA broadcasts more than 1,000 hours of programs each week in 45 languages, including Mandarin and Cantonese, to reach people around the world. /

Can the Internet make China free?

The advent of the Internet in China already has precipitated meaningful economic and cultural change, but as Jay Henderson sees it, the impact on...

Costs can mount fast for system downtime

Business leaders today are extremely cost-conscious and strive to pare every ounce of fat from their budgets. But are they really looking at the...
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