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Chamber CEO: Better broadband could have 'enormous' effect on economy

Staff |

Maine State Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Dana Connors told a U.S. Congressional committee that improved broadband could grow rural small business sales by more than $550 million and add more...

Portland cannabis software company prepares for national expansion

Laurie Schreiber |

A year-old Portland software company that focuses on the cannabis and hemp industry is getting ready to launch a second round of financing in order to expand nationally in a rapidly increasing market.

Tyler Technologies ends year in position of strength, plans $185M acquisition

James McCarthy |

Tyler Technologies Inc. (NYSE: TYl) reported its total revenues for 2018 were $935.3 million, up 11.2% from the $840.9 million reported in 2017. Its fourth-quarter total revenues were $242.0 million,...

MaineHealth's CIO named among Top 100 health care IT executives

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Becker's Hospital Review has named Marcy Dunn, chief information officer for MaineHealth and Maine Medical Center, to the 2019 edition of the “100 hospital and health system CIOs to know”...

More businesses migrate to the cloud, but is it the right approach for everyone?

Laurie Schreiber |

Matt McGrath, president of Portland-based Systems Engineering, a managed IT services and support firm, says Maine companies increasingly are moving toward having some of all their business functions...

Virtual reality gains traction in sectors from architecture to hospice care

Renee Cordes |

Big Room Studios, based in a 3,000-square-foot office at Thompson's Point, started out in web design in 2002. The firm added custom software development in 2008 and that remains its bread and butter.

How to: Build a culture of cyber-defenders

Andrew Rinaldi |

In today's world, cybersecurity is a hot-button issue that effects organizations large and small. Here are some tips on how to build a culture of cyber-defenders within your company.

Accelerator hub to boost growth of bio-tech industry in Maine and beyond

Laurie Schreiber |

A biosciences hub is in the early stages of developing a network that would foster cooperation and growth of the industry in Maine and Northeast.

Covetrus makes its debut on Nasdaq exchange

Renee Cordes |

Maine has a new big dog in its small pack of publicly traded entities as shares of animal-health technology and services company Covetrus Inc. began trading on Nasdaq Friday.

Orono company raises more than $1M in early stage venture capital

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CourseStorm, an Orono company that offers an online class registration and enrollment management service, announced Thursday it completed a $1.15 million early series round of financing.