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UMaine and Kepware unveil new undergraduate lab

Staff |

The University of Maine and the Portland-based Kepware Technologies unveiled the Kepware Digital Systems and Robotics Laboratory in Barrows Hall on Tuesday during a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

WEX first quarter financials beat analysts’ expectations

James McCarthy |

WEX Inc. (NYSE:WEX) reported today its total revenue for the first quarter ended March 31 increased 2% to $205.9 million, compared with $202.3 million reported in the first quarter of 2015. First...

Fed R&D funding up 6%, reversing flat trend

Lori Valigra |

Total federal funding for research and development rose 6%, or $3.7 billion, in the most recent government statistics, reversing flat funding last year, mainly because of a $1.3 billion upswing in...

The foibles of new technology

Lori Valigra |

The first time I observed just how frustrating new technology can be to consumers unfamiliar with it was in the lobby of a bank in Coolidge Corner in Brookline, Mass.

How To: Protect a small business from computer disaster

Nick Knowlton |

According to a recent CNN Money article, there are an estimated 1 million malware threats released every day. Many businesses, however, fail to implement appropriate security for their network and...

No need to leave the party with Portland launch of Drizly

There’s a new, spirited addition to on-demand delivery services in Portland as Drizly, a Boston-based technology firm, officially launched its beer, wine and spirits delivery service in...

U.S. tallies strong tech biz R&D performance; Maine lags

Lori Valigra |

Two reports released this week show that the U.S. information and communications technology, or ICT, industries accounted for $133 billion of business R&D performance in the country in 2013, while...

Evolution1 rebrands itself as 'WEX Health'

James McCarthy |

Evolution1, the cloud-based technology and health care payment company purchased by South Portland-based WEX Inc. for $532.5 million in June 2014, has changed its name to WEX Health.

WEX enters agreement with leader of electronic billing for travel industry

WEX Inc. (NYSE: WEX) announced Tuesday that it has entered into an international agreement with Voxel Group, a global leading supplier of electronic billing and settlement services to the hospitality...

Tyler Technologies looks to nearly double jobs with Yarmouth expansion

Tyler Technologies Inc., a Plano, Texas-based public sector software developer with 550 employees at three locations in Maine, is hosting a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the expansion of its ERP &...