Silicon Valley vs. Boston: Is one friendlier to women?
In the race to create a startup hub welcoming to women, Boston may just have an advantage.
Why do female CEOs get fired more often than male ones?
The reason female CEOs get fired more often may lie in a term you’ve never heard: The Glass Cliff.
Wonder Woman’s secret history and surprising lessons
Jill Lepore, Harvard history professor and New Yorker staff writer, on her new book, “The Secret History of Wonder Woman.”
Want a say in government? Try voting!
Turnout in the September primaries was pitiful. That calls for drastic measures.
A too-tangled medical tale in Huntington’s ‘Ether Dome’
Playwright Elizabeth Egloff ties herself in narrative knots in “Ether Dome,’’ directed by Michael Wilson at Huntington Theatre Company.
At $37.5m, Millennium Tower condo tops most everything
The penthouse atop the tower, under construction now, is nearly triple the price of the most expensive condominium ever sold in Boston.
Casino backers spending heavily on TV ads
Thousands of TV ads urging Mass. voters to say no to a casino repeal have aired already.
Elizabeth Warren’s silence was Fidelity’s gain
Ideological purity is hard to sustain in the real world of politics.
Kelly Ayotte thwarting effort to retire old Air Force jet
The New Hampshire senator’s husband flew the A-10, dubbed the Warthog, in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Online retailers found to shift offerings and prices
New research found that major travel websites and general merchandisers are testing price steering and discrimination in small doses.
After Ebola patient cured, Neb. hospital takes cautions anew
Inside the unit where Ashoka Mukpo’s life was saved, crews worked to remove any lingering trace of the virus.
Here come the pay phones
This is no ordinary shopping spree. This is research into a quartet of digital wallets that transmit financial data to retail credit-card terminals.
Flex Pharma developing treatments for muscle cramps
The Boston startup’s goal is to develop treatments for a painful condition for which there are no clinically proven products.
IBM chief discusses Watson, cloud services
Virginia Rometty spoke Wednesday to a crowded gathering of Boston business figures about the growing importance of cyber security and cloud computing for every industry.
Deal completed, Tufts, Lowell General look to expand
Tufts Medical Center and Lowell General Hospital are seeking additional health care organizations to expand their new network.
Attack on Parliament and the fatal shooting of a soldier stun Ottawa
Residents said they worried the unprecedented shooting would change that city’s culture of openness.
Four Blackwater guards found guilty in 2007 shootings
Overall, the defendants were charged with the deaths of 14 Iraqis and the wounding of 17 others at Baghdad’s Nisour Square.
Biogen Idec reports death of patient on its MS pill
The Cambridge biotech company said the patient died after getting a rare brain infection.
David McCullough — Boston’s gem
In an era of the selfie and Snapchats and Facebook trends and Twitter feeds, David McCullough stands tall.
‘Alice’ stumbles on the way to Wonderland
Thanks to a knockout performance by Leigh Barrett as Alice’s mother and the Queen of Hearts, the Wheelock Family Theatre’s production nearly hits its mark.