Updated February 19 at 12:25pm
Economic Activity
1686 results total, viewing 131 - 140
Economics became a spectator sport in the "Freakonomics" era, and these days all eyes are on Massachusetts, a state that increased its minimum wage and still achieved one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country. What's its secret? more
Bank of America Corp., which has said it will stop offering commission-based retirement accounts as it prepares for new regulations, also plans to more clearly disclose fees that clients pay to the firm’s 14,000 financial advisers. more
Thanks to the Sprint 1Million Project, 250 Providence public high school students received free mobile devices and wireless service. more
Cox WiFi is available in downtown Westerly for Cox high-speed internet customers. more
A new digital forensics lab opened recently at Salve Regina University, providing more hands-on training for future cybersecurity and digital forensics professionals. more
Mary Gervais, brand manager, Toray Plastics (America) Inc., talks about some of the new products recently launched by the manufacturer. Gervais, who joined Toray in 2009, was appointed brand manager in 2015. more
Two University of Massachusetts Dartmouth professors who were detained Sunday at Logan Airport after returning from an overseas trip, after President Donald Trump signed an executive order temporarily banning entrance to the U.S. from seven majority-Muslim countries, released a statement on Tuesday saying they were relieved to be back home and back at work. more
Rhode Island ranked 37th in the nation for its number of exits for tech startups last year, while California, Texas and Massachusetts held the top three spots for having the most, according to the 2016 Global Tech Exits Report from CB Insights. more
The 85-unit Grant Mill in the Federal Hill neighborhood of Providence has been sold to a Massachusetts-based real estate investment company that is extending its reach into Rhode Island, according to broker CB Richard Ellis New England. more
Cash collections increased 1.4 percent during the first six months of the fiscal year compared with the prior fiscal period, but declined 3.5 percent in December when compared with December 2015, the R.I. Department of Revenue said Monday. more
« Prev | 1 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 169 | Next »