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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
At the height of last month's Powerball mania, when the jackpot reached $1.6 billion, one Rhode Island company was kept busy processing a half-million lottery transactions per minute during peak hours. Indeed, IGT, formerly GTECH, is a … more
Nortek Security & Control LLC, a Nortek company that specializes in security and home control, announced its latest product as part of its “smart” home technology – the 2GIG GC3 home security and automation panel. more
With the possibility of a future world war fought by autonomous robots lacking a human moral compass, a panel at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, urged global leaders to address the threat soon. more
Stefanie Tellex, an assistant professor in the computer science department at Brown University, talked with Providence Business News about the work she does in the Humans to Robots lab, its recent Rethink Robotics Video Challenge win, which gave it its third Baxter robot, and the lab’s “million object challenge” involving Baxter robots. more
KVH Industries Inc. said it has expanded the capacity of its mini-VSAT broadband network, giving it two “major upgrades” to support customer demand for broadband at sea around the world. more
The executive director of Cherrystone Angel Group and director of engineering for Whirlpool Corp. have been appointed to the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship’s new advisory board. more
The perception that someone can be hired, and step seamlessly into a manufacturing job with little training is no longer accurate. The exodus of low-skill, low-wage jobs to other countries, coupled with advances in technology, have created … more
Hope Valley Industries in North Kingstown, which makes automotive accessories such as floor mats and mudflaps, could use a few more CNC programmers. To that end, says Julie Zito, the firm's director of human resources, the company plans to … more
There are estimates that the global economic impact of cybercrime is around $300-$400 billion annually. And on a recent trip to Silicon Valley, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter highlighted that a recent intrusion of the Joint Chiefs of … more
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