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Geneia COO Heather Lavoie holds up the @home monitoring device that uses Bluetooth technology to send medical information about patients to health professionals. (GEOFF FORESTER / Monitor staff)

Concord company Geneia on the cutting edge of home health monitoring

Monday, September 15, 2014

With its little blinking lights and constant presence above her heart, @home is a reassuring presence in Heather Lavoie’s life. She’s hoping it will be that and more to people at high risk of hospitalization. Lavoie is a triathlete, healthy and vibrant. She doesn’t have to wear @home’s heart monitor, but she does so she can demonstrate it as chief … 1

MapNH Health underscores looming changes in state’s medical needs

Monday, September 15, 2014

New Hampshire is getting older. It is also, by some measures, going to get sicker. Paying attention now to these and other demographic changes could help the Granite State avoid serious challenges in the coming decades, according to the recently released MapNH Health. Drawing on data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the New Hampshire Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey and other sources, a … 0

’Minecraft’ could boost Microsoft’s mobile reach

Monday, September 15, 2014

Microsoft’s decision to spend $2.5 billion for the creator of the hit game Minecraft could help the Xbox maker grab attention on mobile phones, a new priority for the company. But the move carries risks, as gamers can be fickle. Although the Lego-like multiplayer game is the top paid app for the iPhone … 0

Downtown: A new taste comes to South Main Street

Monday, September 1, 2014

When Charla Mayotte moved to New Hampshire from upstate New York earlier this year, she and her husband, Clark, didn’t expect to have so much trouble finding the extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar they used regularly in their kitchen. So when the Mayottes couldn’t track down … 9

Cleveland: In Rust Belt, a data king emerges

Monday, September 1, 2014

Northeast Ohio is hardly ready to usurp Silicon Valley as a high-tech mecca, but a growing number of data centers are choosing to locate in and around Cleveland to take advantage of cheap power, an abundance of fiber-optic … 0

Global Impact: Land & Sea dynamometers ‘stress test’ engines world wide

Sunday, August 31, 2014

The story about the jetpack isn’t the most heart-pounding one Bob Bergeron has to impress visitors at Land & Sea in Concord. No, that would be the time the FBI wanted him to wear a wire to meet … 0

Unions: FairPoint not playing fair in labor talks

Sunday, August 31, 2014

FairPoint Communications workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont have known it had to come to an end. Terms of their Verizon contract had carried over when FairPoint purchased the company’s land-based telephone operations and had been mostly … 0

New Samsung smart watch won’t need companion phone

Sunday, August 31, 2014

With the holiday shopping season coming, Samsung and LG unveiled small improvements to their computerized wristwatches to try to sway shoppers. Samsung’s latest version can do more without a smart phone to go with it. LG’s has a … 0

Abercrombie name to shrink from clothing

Sunday, August 31, 2014

The Abercrombie & Fitch logo has lost the power it once wielded. Shares of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. fell Thursday after the retailer reported weak sales as more teens shop elsewhere. The company is trying to stock trendier … 0

PHOTO: Ice cream break at Beech Hill Farm

Friday, August 29, 2014

Zachary Arlen, 2 1/2, plays in the sand at Beech Hill Farm in Hopkinton yesterday afternoon. Elizabeth Arlen, Zachary’s mother, said that they come to the farm every few weeks. They were at the farm yesterday to play … 0

FairPoint declares impasse in labor talks

Thursday, August 28, 2014

FairPoint Communications has declared an impasse after four months of labor negotiations, while more than 1,700 workers for the company were advised by union officials yesterday to be on “standby” for a possible strike or lockout. The International … 2

CCSNH job portal to link employers, job seekers

Thursday, August 28, 2014

A new online job-finding service gaining traction at NHTI will be rolled out at five more community colleges this fall. Earlier this month, NHTI launched a free job portal for students, alumni and community members. The new service has resume-building tips and links employers and job seekers in … 0

With Market Basket back in business, employees are all smiles

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Enxhi Shtino could have been at the beach yesterday. But she was at work, and smiling all the brighter because it had been almost a month since she last donned her blue smock and stood behind a cash … 8