Technology

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...
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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...
PBN photo/FRANK MULLIN
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...

Investments now target life sciences

A New Jersey venture capitalist told Rhode Island medical technology innovators this month that medical devices and biotechnology firms are likely to get the...

Council urges tech tax credits, research alliance

A council convened by Gov. Donald L. Carcieri last April to come up with ways to strengthen Rhode Island’s “innovation economy” has issued a...

Warwick firm installs Wi-Fi

In this day and age of 24/7 accessibility, a person’s ability to connect to the Internet – to check e-mail, find news updates, research...

Cox, LIN TV static over HDTV

Every Thursday, “CSI” fans across the country are treated to super-magnified views of dust particles, metal scrapings and crime victims’ innards. Those viewers with...
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