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Classmates recently videotaped fifth-grader Ian McLellan articulately describing his problem-solving methods for coding, which schools try to develop through a program that uses popular games such as Minecraft as educational tools. The … more
As the 2016 summer kicks into high gear, some Rhode Island tourism hotspots have gone mobile, with a smartphone that is, driven by the convenience and low cost of using the ubiquitous tool. For the Providence Independence Trail, headed by … more
You've heard of Pokemon Go by now, yes? It's the pervasively viral, madness-inducing, privacy-invading, weirdly alarming, metaphysically destabilizing new mobile-phone game from Niantic. more
"Appointment TV" is being replaced by streaming video and "TV on the go," and the telecommunications workforce that manages and troubleshoots the change has also evolved as a result. Jamie Griffin, 34, of Barrington, joined Full Channel … more
1 What's your take on the small-business market in Rhode Island? As in many other states, there is a strong core of people who are interested in starting or growing their small businesses. Small-business owners are passionate about their … more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo last week released a nearly $9 billion budget plan that targets increased state investment in education and workforce preparation, as well as economic-development initiatives. The fiscal 2017 budget … more
Disruption is a buzzword in current academic research, but it can have real-life implications that often are quite powerful. Uber, the Web-based ride-sharing service, complements and supplants licensed taxi service and undercuts the … more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island College named its Center for Design, Innovation and Advanced Manufacturing after U.S. Rep. James R. Langevin in a ceremony Oct. 17. The center will provide state-of-the-art technology for RIC students, engage … more
PAWTUCKET – Boosted by Star Wars sales, Hasbro Inc. beat analyst estimates in the third quarter, showing a profit of $207.6 million, or $1.64 per diluted share, compared with $180.5 million, or $1.40 per diluted share, in the year-ago period. … more
Venture capitalists made fewer bets in the U.S. last quarter, while putting a larger proportion of their money into the most mature private companies, according to research firm PitchBook Data. more
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