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Precision Optics lands $2M private investment

Zachary Comeau |

Gardner medical equipment firm Precision Optics Corp. has raised $2 million in a private placement with a group of private investors.

Experts: Out-of-staters boost Mass. economy

State House News Service |

Economists have long argued that a labor crunch in Massachusetts, punctuated by an aging workforce and slow natural growth in the labor force and population, is serving as a brake on economic growth.

Movers & Shakers

Thirteen professionals were on the move recently in Central Massachusetts.

A year after launching Epic, UMass Memorial will update its electronic records

Grant Welker |

More than a year after its Oct. 1, 2017 rollout of an electronic records system, UMass officials says they have seen the benefit of such a wide-scale investment at its hospitals and in physicians'...

Manufacturing has become the most targeted industry by cyber criminals

Zachary Comeau |

As the manufacturing industry becomes more technological, with more connected devices than ever, hackers have more opportunities to break into those networks.

UMass Memorial Health Care lays off 17 workers

Grant Welker |

UMass Memorial Health Care, facing a multimillion-dollar budget gap, laid off 17 information-technology workers Thursday.

SeaChange makes top 50 list

Acton software company SeaChange International has been named a top 50 most influential company in streaming media.

Becker adds e-sports scholarships

Grant Welker |

Becker College has begun offering scholarships to students studying e-sports management, making it what Becker says is the first program to do so in the country.

FDA grants approval for Bose hearing aid

Zachary Comeau |

The first hearing aid authorized for use in the U.S. enabling users to fit, program and control the device on their own will be marketed by Framingham-based Bose Corp.

'Manufacturing is back' at MassMEP symposium

According to John Killam, the state's manufacturing industry is as robust as ever.

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