inventors

Shedding a little light on bothersome servers

By GREGORY ZELLER // A few things inventor Celestina Pugliese has learned since she launched her company in 2010: There’s always something to worry about Being a registered woman-owned business is huge Appearing on television is nerve-wracking but potentially ginormous There’s a Four Seasons hotel in Bora Bora Rapper Fifty Cent owns his own vodka brand It’s really annoying when restaurant servers continuously ask if you’re ready to pay the check Actually, she knew that…


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The Inventors: Solomon Wasserman and the actually-keep-you-dry raincoat

By GREGORY ZELLER // If there’s one thing a raincoat should do, it’s keep you dry in the rain. But they don’t, actually, or at least not from about the knees down. As Solomon Wasserman discovered on his way to the synagogue one rainy Saturday morning, and again on the way home. “I got wet below my thigh, and my shoes were full of water,” said Wasserman, a Ukrainian immigrant, by way of Moldova, who now…


Entrepreneur club

Startup House founder at Suffolk inventor’s meetup

Shmulik Shahar, founder of the Seed Startup House, discusses software and app development at the Suffolk County Inventors and Entrepreneurs Club, April 21, from 7 to 9 p.m. Shahar has almost 20 years experience as a team leader, software R&D manager, CTO and CEO for companies large, small and starting up, both international and domestic. He holds a BA in computer science from the Open University in Israel. The meeting will be held in the Media…