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Tyler Technologies announces $670M bid to acquire New World Systems

James McCarthy |

Tyler Technologies Inc., a Plano, Texas-based public sector software developer with 540 employees at three locations in Maine, announced Thursday it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the...

Maine Angels’ investment activity ranks third in New England

The Maine Angels was the third most active angel investment group in New England between 2010 and the second quarter of 2015, according to a recent national report on angel investment activity, the...

Mount Desert considers $13.3 million tab for universal broadband access

The town of Mount Desert recently learned that it would cost about $13.3 million to extend broadband Internet access to every household in town, the Mount Desert Islander reported last week.

Maine delays technology for tracking sea urchin fishery

The Maine Department of Marine Resources is delaying its plan to track the sea urchin fishery with swipe cards until fall 2016, MPBN reported Thursday.

Startups announced for AOL's Steve Case pitch competition in Portland

AOL founder Steve Case's investment company, Revolution, announced on Tuesday the eight Maine startups that will compete for a $100,000 investment during the company's upcoming pitch competition tour.

Co-working space slated to open in Westbrook in November

Paul Koenig |

A marketing professional in Westbrook is planning to open a co-working space in 1,800 square feet of the historic Dana Warp Mill.

High satisfaction among EV users: Survey

A recent survey by the Natural Resources Council of Maine found high satisfaction levels among the state's 600 electric vehicle owners, MPBN reported Tuesday.

MaineHealth's specialists use technology to expand their reach

James McCarthy |

The intersection of technology and modern medicine is where Corey Fravert, director of neuroscience services at Maine Medical Center, spends much of his waking hours. He can go into the...

Organic farming, up 36%, to benefit from $1M USDA grant to UMaine

The number of organic farms in Maine has increased by 36% over the last seven years, the USDA said, while also awarding a $999K research grant to UMaine.

UNE to sponsor marine business, research incubator on Portland waterfront

The University of New England is signing a letter of intent for a sponsorship agreement with the New England Ocean Cluster House being developed on Portland's waterfront.