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Massachusetts ranks No. 2 in broadband adoption

Massachusetts was ranked second on the top 10 list of states leading the charge in broadband adoption, according to the 2012 State Broadband Index conducted by TechNet.  Massachusetts jumped from number 13 to 2 on the list since the last time TechNet came out with the index, in 2003.

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Safety, Technology, Anger And Hope

America's patient safety record is a source of embarrassment that angers both clinicians and patients. The right IT tools can help mitigate the danger to life and limb.

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Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing (HPC) Center Opens

The new Center will keep Massachusetts at the forefront of the innovation economy by enabling collaborative research on some of the biggest challenges facing engineering, science and society.

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Department of Public Health (DPH) launches program to ID health problems

The state Department of Public Health has launched a statewide system, called MDPHnet, which will allow state health officials to quickly and efficiently identify illnesses and chronic health conditions of large populations without compromising patient confidentiality

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MIT's Broadband Summit addresses 'digital divide'

A group of innovation and technology companies met in Cambridge to discuss how Massachusetts is working to accelerate broadband adoption and close the “digital divide.”  

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No Hacks Allowed: hack/reduce Launches Thursday to Help Boston Step Up its Big Data Game

This morning I had coffee with an entrepreneur working on a consumer internet startup.

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Boston preps big kickoff for big data hub

The push to make Boston the de facto

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Entrepreneurs team up to open data center Group raises $1m for Cambridge facility

Some of Massachusetts’ most ­successful tech entrepreneurs have raised $1 million to open a computing center on Thursday in Cambridge to ensure the region remains a hotbed of research on the so-called big data tech revolution.

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16 MassChallenge startups take home prize money; 4 win $100K

Boston startup accelerator MassChallenge on Tuesday named 16 startups as cash prize winners for the 2012 competition, with the companies sharing $1 million in total and four winning the grand prize of $100,000. 

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