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THE LITTLE ROADY autonomous vehicle shuttle service will operate seven days a week from 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 pm. with 12 stops between Olneyville Square and Providence Station. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Providence autonomous shuttle service to open to public Wednesday

PROVIDENCE – The state’s Little Roady autonomous vehicle pilot project will begin service in Providence Wednesday, the R.I. Department of Transportation said Tuesday.The shuttle...
KVH INDUSTRIES reported a $6.2 million loss in the first quarter. / COURTESY KVH INDUSTRIES

KVH Industries posts $6.2M loss in Q1

MIDDLETOWN – KVH Industries Inc. reported a loss of $6.2 million in the first quarter of 2019, or 36 cents per diluted share. The...
VERIZON ANNOUNCED that it will introduce 5G wireless technology to Providence by the end of 2019. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/JIN LEE

Providence to get 5G service from Verizon by end of 2019

PROVIDENCE – Verizon Communications Inc. said this week that Providence will receive a 5G Ultra Wideband service by the end of 2019.The new technology...

ACA keeps R.I. healthy

As the CEO of the largest health center in Rhode Island, I am acutely aware of the impact of rising health care costs on...
A SEALED court filing related to Amgen’s Mvasi and Genentech’s Avastin, both chemotherapy and targeted therapy drugs, was filed in U.S. District Court in Delaware Friday. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO

Amgen and Genentech ‘patent dance’ continues in sealed filings

PROVIDENCE – A sealed lawsuit was filed in Delaware District Court Monday against Immunex Rhode Island Corp. and Amgen Inc. by Genentech Inc. and...
A NEW WAY TO COPE: Aflac Chairman and CEO Dan Amos and Ethan, a patient at the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center in Atlanta, examine My Special Aflac Duck, a product created by Sproutel Inc. to help children cope with cancer. The company has received a Rhode Island Innovation Voucher. 
 / COURTESY AFLAC

Innovation Vouchers bring ROI that pays big dividends for R.I.

It bears repetition, but investment today is a very important part of economic growth in the future.That is by far the most important lens...
WORK HAS BEGUN on the Gotham Greens greenhouse facility in Providence. Above is a rendering of the project. / COURTESY GOTHAM GREENS

Gotham Greens previews Providence greenhouse facility

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and Mayor Jorge O. Elorza welcomed a 110,000-square-foot greenhouse farm at 555 Harris Ave. for Gotham Greens Holdings...
BCI COMPUTER'S Blue Box Firewall product was featured by CRN, an IT Channel trade publication. / COURT

BCI Computers’ cybersecurity, Wi-Fi product featured by trade publication

WEST WARWICK – BCI Computers’ Blue Box Firewall was named one of the 30 “hot new small-business products” from the IT Channel convention XChange...

IlluminOss breakthrough lands it in the biotech marketplace

For years regional business and governmental leaders have been touting the potential here for breakthrough life sciences and biotechnology ventures. This week, one of...
ILLIMINOSS MEDICAL has announced its U.S. launch and commercial availability of the IlluminOss Bone Stabilization System for use in treatment of traumatic and fragility fractures associated with the aging population. / COURTESY ILLUMINOSS MEIDICAL INC.

IlluminOss launches U.S. commercial availability of bone stabilization system

EAST PROVIDENCE – IlluminOss Medical Inc. announced the United States launch and commercial availability of the IlluminOss Bone Stabilization System for use in skeletally...
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