Innovation
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Two of Providence’s fastest growing technology companies are teaming up. Teespring, a crowdfunding platform for custom apparel, has partnered with local software development agency MojoTech to spearhead major upgrades to its platform and help Teespring meet rapidly growing sales volume. more
Technology giants like Facebook, LinkedIn and Amazon – along with the data analysts at legacy media companies like Disney and Time Warner – spend their days trying to seduce their audiences by creating ultra-targeted streams of news, television clips, opinions and other pop-culture ephemera. When members of that same audience log on to social networks, Hulu accounts, Netflix or Amazon Prime they consume ads, videos and news items that cater to what the algorithms driving those services believe users want. more
Ever notice a flooded street, a severe pothole or a tree downed on power lines and not known who to notify about it? It’s not serious enough for 911, and a call to a local city department or utility may take days for a response. more
NanoSteel sees its practices as the Occam’s razor of steel-material design: The simplest and most obvious solution. more
Walk into a Providence elementary school, and you could find someone in a business suit reciting verse about “green eggs and ham.” more
Innovation is at the core of ShapeUp Inc., an 8-year-old Providence-based global provider of social networking and incentives-based employee-wellness solutions. more
Providing quality medical treatment in a rapidly changing health care industry can be difficult. But one Rhode Island business is helping to put many of the state’s primary care physicians on the right path. more
In the first installment of this series on manufacturing in Rhode Island, we talked about innovation, growth and new job creation – all byproducts of a healthy manufacturing environment, one which has changed from mass production to mass customization. Today I’ll describe the support infrastructure that has fueled this transformation, and is poised to support continuing growth. more
PROVIDENCE – Using a micro-engineered device that acts as an obstacle course for cells, Brown University researchers have shed new light on a cellular metamorphosis thought to play a role in tumor cell invasion throughout the body. more
PROVIDENCE – Tech Collective, the state’s industry association for information technology and bioscience, has named its 2014 Tech10 Award recipients. more
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