August 14, 2018

NEW YORK — Stocks fell further on Wall Street Monday as Turkey’s central bank was unable to stop a steep plunge in that nation’s currency. That’s helping to push the dollar higher, which hurts big U.S. exporters.

Stocks were coming off their worst losses in a month as…

Barnhill builds success across three generations

August 13, 2018

Across three generations, one aspect of the business culture at Barnhill Contracting Co. has remain unchanged.

“We fulfill our word,” says Allen Barnhill, senior vice president, who has been with the company for 40 years. “What we say we’re going to do, we do.…

Hey Alexa: How can you help my business?

August 13, 2018

Utilizing voice assistant services, such as Alexa with the Amazon Echo or the Google Assistant, is a growing trend in homes today. What many don’t often think about is how technology like this can improve the daily function within a business as well.

According to Juniper Research1, 55 percent…

New law may force small businesses to reveal data practices

August 12, 2018

NEW YORK — A Rhode Island software company that sells primarily to businesses is nonetheless making sure it complies with a strict California law about consumers’ privacy.

AVTECH Software is preparing for what some say is the wave of the future: laws requiring businesses to be upfront…