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MIT to host symposium on health care IT issues

Health Affairs and the Harvard Health Policy Review, in conjunction with the MIT Center for Biomedical Innovation and Center for eBusiness, have scheduled the...

Textron 1Q profit up 88% on aircraft sales and defense contracts

PROVIDENCE -- Textron Inc., the world’s biggest maker of business jets through its Cessna unit, said last week that its first-quarter profits were...
PBN photo/Frank Mullin
GRADUATE STUDENTS at Brown's new Microsoft Center for Pen-Centric Computing are working on new technologies such as the MusicPad, above, which allows composers to hand-write music notes on a tablet PC.

Microsoft pledges $1.2M for Brown pen technology

If words are your language, a keyboard is your friend. With a little help from a mouse, you can easily enter text, edit it...

Chemical test software yields profits for R.I. firm

Ion Signature Technology has received Slater seed funding Every chemical has a fingerprint – from the flavor in your soft drink, to drugs in an...
Myspace, above, is a teen favorite, but many schools block access to the site.

RINET tries to rein in kids’ Web adventures

In the ’50s it was the malt shop. In the early 21st century, it’s the social Web. But unlike the malt shops of “Happy...
PBN photo/Stephanie Ewens
CC Laurel employees Ed Corriveau, left, and Austin Ryfa dissassemble computers so that their individual components can be recycled.

Electronics recycler finds value in others’ waste

At CC Laurel Industries, one man’s trash can be another man’s liability. The Cumberland company offers its clients protection from the liabilities associated with the...

ASFT gets contract with U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command

ROSWELL, Ga. – Advanced Solutions for Tomorrow Inc., an information technology consulting and service firm with offices in Rhode Island, has been awarded a...

Amgen to spend $1B on Puerto Rico plant, add manufacturing

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Biotechnology giant Amgen announced this month that it will expand its manufacturing capacity in Puerto Rico, a move expected to...
The Hemacam, a device created by two Rhode Island Hospital doctors and Brown University engineers, can detect anemia by gauging the color of tissue under the eye.

Research weds engineering, medicine

It’s a basic technique in diagnostic medicine: To check for signs of anemia, pull down a patient’s eyelid and look at the color of...

New technology helps workers block just bad noise

The second biggest cause of hearing loss in the United States is noise, much of it produced in the workplace. Preventing that noise from...
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A summit on the topics of diversity and inclusion will be held at the start of the awards program. Attendees will learn from experts during a discussion of best practices. For details, including the list of winners, panelists and ticket information, click below.

Wednesday December 5, 2018

Crowne Plaza, Warwick