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Nuway is based in Providence, but its ideas for safety are designed for motorcycle taxis in far-away countries. "We want to prevent people from falling off of the motorcycle taxis who are riding sidesaddle," explained Ayan Bhandari, … more
The local restaurant community starts out the new year on familiar ground – setting a national trend. One of the leading stories in food media in 2016 was … small. Award-winning restaurants being opened by award-winning chefs were distinguished … more
City officials recently toured the newly opened Red DWG Library, a co-working lounge for startups, entrepreneurs and consultants. more
The news this week that Yahoo! Inc. will be rechristened "Altaba Inc." elicited a lot of groans. "Apparently Yahoo renamed itself after an antihistamine," tweeted New York Times tech reporter Mike Isaac. The name "sounded more like infantile babble than the remnants of a once-promising internet giant," wrote Fortune's Lucinda Shen. more
Steve Jobs once commented, "If today were the last day of your life, would you want to do what you are about to do today?" These are words to live by as Jobs, both literally and figuratively, certainly knew the tender balance between … more
A 2015 study by the Fiscal Policy Institute found that in Providence from 2000 to 2013 the number of Main Street businesses – which was defined as the kinds of shops and services that were "the backbone of neighborhoods" – owned by U.S.-born … more
The Internet of Things is one of the gadget industry's brightest hopes in a world that's saturated with smartphones. Sensors are cheap, and digital giants such as Amazon and Google are aggressively pushing their voice-command technology. The … more
When Frank Ankoma immigrated to Providence in 1997, he says immigrant-owned businesses were hard to find. more
Gerardo Reyes loves coffee. "Everything started with loving coffee – I'm addicted," said the owner of Chikondi Café on Dexter Street in Central Falls. A Guatemalan native, Reyes moved to Providence when he was 20. For the past 12 years … more
The pitch: Pure Barre is the fastest, most effective way to change your body. Years in business: 4 Employees: 22 Cost to obtain franchise: $154,500-$282,000 … more
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