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TRADERS WORK the floor of the New York Stock Exchange yesterday, when 'extraordinary heavy trading' erased this year's gains and caused problems with Dow Jones, NYSE and Nasdaq data reporting. /

Computer problems blamed<br> for Dow’s sudden drop

NEW YORK – Computer malfunctions due to heavy trading in yesterday’s global selloff made the Dow Jones Industrial Average appear to plummet 178 points...

KVH names distributor for mobile Web, TV systems

MIDDLETOWN – KVH Industries Inc. (Nasdaq: KVHI) has named ASA Electronics Corp. to serve as a national distributor for KVH mobile communications products.ASA...
NURSES at Rhode Island Hospital monitor a patient's condition via computer, where they also can track prescription data. /

R.I. honored as No. 2 in e-prescribing

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Donald L. Carcieri today accepted a 2007 Safe-Rx Award on behalf of Rhode Island, which the contest ranked second nationwide in...
Prof. Chi-Wang Shu /

Brown math prof wins national honors

PHILADELPHIA – Brown University’s Chi-Wang Shu, a professor in the division of applied mathematics, has been awarded the 2007 SIAM/ACM Prize in Computational Science...

Pt. Judith capital raises $73M fund

PROVIDENCE – Point Judith Capital today announced it has raised $73 million with its most recent fund. The early-stage venture capital firm said it...
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KASA-TV acquisition gives LIN its 10th duopoly

PROVIDENCE – LIN TV Corp. today announced it has completed its acquisition of KASA-TV, the Fox affiliate in Albuquerque, from Raycom Media.LIN TV...
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Kopin to retain stock’s listing on Nasdaq

TAUNTON – Kopin Corp. has been granted an extension to meet the qualifications for retaining its common stock’s listing on Nasdaq, the company said...

IRS: Many R.I. taxpayers overlook phone refund

The U.S. Internal Revenue Service is urging Ocean State taxpayers to see whether they qualify for this year’s special one-time telephone excise tax refund....

System built at NUWC wins technology award

NEWPORT – The Blue Rose Fiber Optic Perimeter Security and Detection System, developed at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Division Newport, has won the...

PURVIS Systems wins sensors, sonar contract

MIDDLETOWN – PURVIS Systems, an engineering and information technology firm in Middletown, was awarded a $6.3 million contract by the Naval Undersea Warfare Center...
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