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UMaine at Presque Isle students map with drones

Drone technology for practical application is getting a boost at the University of Maine at Presque Isle, where students and professors in the geographic information systems program deployed two DJI...

Prepare a data center for disaster recovery

Mike Reed |

The top 15 employers in the state of Maine are all medical centers, universities, financial institutions or government entities. All of these organizations have something else in common — they...

Mainebiz announces finalists for 'fastest growing' awards

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Mainebiz has chosen eight companies as finalists for the Mainebiz “Fastest Growing Companies in Maine” awards. All eight companies have exhibited tremendous growth over three years and...

Feds grant $116K for forest innovation, tech research at USM

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The University of Southern Maine will receive $116,667 in federal funding to be used to enhance innovation at the school's Maine Center for Business and Economic Research.

Maine, nation slow in rollout of EMV-capable ATMS

Maine ATM operators in the Mastercard network are slow to embrace EMV chip-enabled cards, putting customers at a high risk for fraudulent activity.

CourseStorm raises $760K, sees fast growth in education software

Lori Valigra |

CourseStorm Inc., an Orono-based company that provides cloud-based software to help informal educational programs like after-school learning, adult education and workforce development, has raised a...

Maine tech companies come out strong with $118K from MTI

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The Maine Technology Institute approved 11 grant applications for September totaling $117,824 to Maine businesses specializing in advancements in the fields of aquaculture and marine technology,...

Redzone adds 7,500 businesses, 50,000 homes to broadband network

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Rockland-based wireless service provider Redzone Wireless LLC continues to expand its wireless broadband network, this time to communities including Sanford, South Portland and Falmouth.

High usage leads to FairPoint’s ‘cost recovery’ fee

FairPoint Communications says that an added monthly charge of $2.97 to its customer’s bills is needed to keep up with the heavy use of bandwidth by an ever-increasing number of connected...

#MBNext16: James McKenna keeps Maine's diverse economy connected

Jennifer Van Allen |

As president of Redzone Wireless LLC, McKenna's role — in his mind — is to make it easier to make a living in Maine, by making reliable wireless internet service available whether you're...