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Still not too late for GDPR compliance

In the previous two installments of this series, we introduced businesses to the new General Data Protection Regulation that went into effect in May....

Don’t blame Amazon, Apple for today’s expensive market

The highest-valued stock in the Standard & Poor’s 500 index, based on this year’s expected earnings, is not Amazon.com Inc., Netflix Inc. or any...

EU’s data protection law targets worldwide business community

You recently received a flurry of emails from various websites about changes in their privacy policies. You may have wondered why you were receiving...
A PROPOSED CLASS ACTION lawsuit alleging Facebook’s ad placement tools facilitate discrimination against older job-seekers has been expanded to identify additional companies. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/PATRICIA MONTIERO

Facebook allegedly used by more firms to block older job seekers

NEW YORK - A proposed class action lawsuit alleging Facebook’s ad placement tools facilitate discrimination against older job-seekers has been expanded to identify additional companies,...
VISITING ANGELS, with an office in East Providence, has survey results showing the things grandchildren would rather their grandparents not do on Facebook.

Visiting Angels surveys kids about having grandparents on Facebook

EAST PROVIDENCE – A new survey by Visiting Angels, a national in-home senior care company with an office in East Providence, just produced some...
FOLLOWING A MEETING with Gov. Gina M. Raimondo discussing the state's work to create a statewide "personalized learning" initiative, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan, pause for photos with the young women of St. Mary Academy Bay View's S.M.A.R.T. 2.0 robotics team, which received 3rd place honors at the FIRST LEGO League World Championship. Pictured from left: Ainsley Pattie, Ava Troino, Maggie Mahoney, Daria Smuk, Gabi Osorio-Palo, Wren Hager, Zuckerberg, coach Linda Grasso, Chan, and Raimondo. /COURTESY ST. MARY ACADEMY BAY VIEW

Bay View robotics team recognized by governor, Facebook CEO

EAST PROVIDENCE – In celebration of St. Mary Academy Bay View’s S.M.A.R.T. 2.0 robotics team’s third-place finish at the internationally attended FIRST LEGO League...

Never give up on your dreams

J.C. Penney, founder of the retail giant that bears his name, once evaluated one of his young clerks, stating he “wasn’t thorough and wouldn’t...

Gay R.I. Teacher of the Year’s photo with Trump goes viral

WASHINGTON – As Rhode Island’s 2017 Teacher of the Year, Nikos Giannopoulos made the most of his opportunity to visit the White House and...
HELENA B. FOULKES, executive vice president of CVS Health Corp., is taking the top spot at Saks Fifth Avenue later this month. /PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

CVS convenes health tech summit

WOONSOCKET – CVS Health Corp. hosted an innovation summit on June 13 to discuss emerging trends in the health care and health tech industries.The...
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo/PBN FILE PHOTO

Raimondo meets, discusses education initiatives with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

PROVIDENCE — Gov. Gina M. Raimondo had a personal meeting in Rhode Island with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, to discuss...
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