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MTI awards $10.9M in technology grants to seven Maine firms

Staff |

The Maine Technology Institute has completed the full disbursement of the $45 million technology bond approved by voters last June, awarding $10.9 million in challenge grant awards to seven Maine...

New Gloucester IT service provider recognized for its global growth

Renee Cordes |

Planson International, a 25-year-old-global supplier of information technology software, hardware and services based in New Gloucester, was just named “Service Provider of the Year” by...

Joshua Broder leads fast-growing Tilson towards $77M in annual sales, hundreds of jobs

Renee Cordes |

“Tilson – On a Mission” is the tagline at Tilson Technology Management Inc., where CEO Joshua Broder says that mission is to design and build America's information infrastructure...

Acquisition expands Auburn company's footprint into Rhode Island


Auburn-based Connectivity Point Design & Installation LLC announced Monday it had acquired the assets of Computer Telephone Inc. based in Warwick, R.I. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

Virtual reality enlightens medical students about end-of-life care

Renee Cordes |

A virtual reality simulation due out this spring will put users in the shoes of a patient undergoing hospice care and of those looking after the patient. The simulation, intended as a teaching tool...

Dearborn steps up as WEX's new president of corporate payments


WEX Inc., with $1.25 billion in annual sales and a business built around corporate payment solutions, has named a new president of corporate payments.

$1M project expands high-speed internet in Piscataquis County


Premium Choice Broadband is nearing the final stages of a $1 million project to bring high-speed fiber internet connections to rural Maine.

Three reasons why WEX revenues grew by 23% in 2017

James McCarthy |

WEX President and CEO Melissa Smith had strong numbers to report to shareholders today, with total revenue for the fourth quarter of 2017 increasing 14% year-over-year to $331.3 million and full year...

Thomas College launches Maine's first master's program in cybersecurity

Renee Cordes |

Starting this autumn, Maine will have its first master’s degree program in cybersecurity, at Thomas College in Waterville.

Gaps in high-speed internet coverage hurting rural Maine

Maureen Milliken |

Nearly 100 Franklin County residents gathered in Farmington on a recent cold night, some from more than 50 miles away, to hear the results of a study about how the county can increase...