Updated February 22 at 12:27am
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Cliff Weitzman, a Brown University senior, last month made Forbes’ 2017 30 under 30 class, a collection of the leading young changemakers and innovators in the country. Weitzman, who was featured in the education category, talks about being named to the list and his plans for the future. more
International Game Technology PLC’s subsidiary, GTECH Sweden Interactive AB, has signed an eight-year contract extension with SYNOT Group to provide system software and game content for its interactive video terminals in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. more
Raytheon Co. and Utilidata Inc. are joining forces to help power utilities fight cyberthreats. As power utilities have invested in making the power distribution “smarter” and more connected, they can leave themselves vulnerable to cyberattacks, according to the companies. more
The number of completed foreclosures in Rhode Island saw a 22.1 percent increase from 2015 to 2016, according to CoreLogic, one of three states and the District of Columbia with non-judicial foreclosure procedures that showed an increase year over year. more
The brainchild of multiple state- and city-level organizations, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza and First Gentleman Andy Moffit launched A La Rhody, a yearlong celebration of the Ocean State’s culinary industry, on Tuesday. more
On Tuesday the Rhode Island Foundation announced the results of a report that analyzed the state’s small-business support capabilities, identified weaknesses in the business ecosystem and suggested opportunities for improvement. more
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said more interest-rate increases will be appropriate if the economy meets the central bank’s outlook of gradually rising inflation and tightening labor markets. more
A global rally that sent U.S. benchmarks surging to a fresh round of records stalled as markets turned their attention to inflation data and Janet Yellen for clues on how quickly the Federal Reserve will tighten monetary policy. Oil rebounded. more
The R.I. Infrastructure Bank this week joins the annual PACENation Summit in Denver, Colo., to discuss the nation’s Property Assessed Clean Energy market. more
Bank Rhode Island recently provided a $2 million financing package for two Cranston properties. The deal was made with Pontiac Properties LLC and Grand Investment LLC for the acquisition of two multifamily homes in the Edgewood neighborhood. more
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