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‘Sunglasses on steroids’ entrepreneur raises $350K on Kickstarter

Dylan Martin |

If you're seeking to fund a cutting-edge product, why go to a bank or your own reserves when there's a group of cash-stacked technology enthusiasts willing to finance the startup...

GWI, S. Portland partners for high-speed Internet

GWI and the city of South Portland are partnering to develop high-speed Internet access for residents and businesses in a move that mirrors recent efforts in Rockport.

Oxford Networks unveils $6M data center expansion

Oxford Networks unveiled its $6 million data center expansion at the former Brunswick Naval Air Station, a development that will allow the Lewiston-based company to increase its...

Rockport entrepreneur sets new Kickstarter record

Dylan Martin |

The clock is still ticking for John Galley’s Kickstarter campaign to commercialize his best friend’s high-tech, military-grade "sunglasses on steroids." But...

Maine boombox startup plans to take on Bose

Two Portland entrepreneurs have successfully raised $60,000 for their Kickstarter campaign goal to launch a sturdy, waterproof and Bluetooth-enabled boombox, just after the Maine...

Growth engine: Faster broadband seen as essential for Maine's economy

Lori Valigra |

Nowadays, if your office Internet connection fails, even briefly, all work grinds to a halt. But only 20 years ago, that wasn't the case. IBM Selectric typewriters continued to drum out...

LOOKBACK: Celebrating Mainebiz's 20th anniversary

Lori Valigra |

In this shortened work week leading up to Mainebiz’s 20th anniversary edition on Sept. 8, we’ve run a series of articles in our Daily electronic edition that shared...

Thornton Academy partners with UNE to make college more affordable

Thornton Academy and the University of New England announced on Wednesday a new partnership that will allow qualified graduates of the Saco boarding school to enter UNE's College of Arts...

Maine AG seeks reinstatement of Riverview certification

The Maine Attorney General’s Office plans to ask a federal court to order the reinstatement of certification for the 92-bed Riverview Psychiatric Center in Augusta in an effort to...

Verizon Wireless plans to hire 90 for Bangor call center

Verizon Wireless plans to hire 90 more customer service employees at its Bangor call center by the end of the year to meet increasing use of its networks by smartphones and tablets.