Innovation
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It’s easy to see why Rhode Island Quality Institute is an innovative company; a look at what it has managed to achieve with CurrentCare, Rhode Island’s statewide health-information exchange, easily proves that. more
For more than four years now, a coalition of anti-poverty activists has been pushing for controls on neighborhood payday-loan shops that lend cash for two weeks at an astonishingly high interest rate. more
Last week Providence Business News held its third Fastest-Growing & Innovative Companies celebration at Rosecliff mansion in Newport. more
The daughter and granddaughter of veterans, Stacy Pearsall stuck with the family tradition. She joined the U.S. Air Force straight out of high school, and spent the next decade traveling the world as a military photographer. more
Outgoing Rhode Island School of Design President John Maeda’s decision on Dec. 4 to announce via social media and video his imminent departure after six years for a job in California’s Silicon Valley with the venture-capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers took the college and state by surprise. more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee, the Board of Education and the R.I. Department of Education have appointed a 17-member working group to manage the Educator Autonomy Project. more
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Baker & Taylor, among the world’s largest distributors of digital and physical books and entertainment products, has been selected by the Massachusetts Library System to participate in a pilot project designed to expand access to e-books. more
One of the most ambitious and visible publishing projects to document the history of science, “The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein,” will go online with a digital publishing platform created by Providence-based Tizra. more
Maeve Jopson, co-founder of Increment, speaks during the Nov. 14 Launch Day for Betaspring’s fall 2013 graduating cohort of startups. Jopson and Cynthia Poon, her co-founding partner of the toy-design studio, were part of a new “maker fellow” program. The program is designed to provide mentoring and other resources to companies producing physical products, helping them bring products to market faster. At the end of each 12-week session, Betaspring celebrates the completion of its intensive startup-accelerator season. more
Care Technology LLC, a Lincoln-based manufacturer of linear LED lighting, took first prize and a $5,000 telecommunications-technology package in the inaugural Get Started Rhode Island business plan pitch competition, held Wednesday evening at the Renaissance Providence Hotel. more
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