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A crash course on meditation via smartphone

The latest tutorial from health coaching startup Change Collective is a crash course on meditation for the wary technologist.

Companies want to know how Generation Z thinks

Generation Z, those people between the ages of 14 to 20 years old, are starting to spend their own money, and businesses are noticing.

T-Mobile says it will stop data plan hogs

T-Mobile USA, one of the few phone carriers to still offer an unlimited data plan, says it will get rid of abusers of its all-you-can-eat data privileges.

Hotels fight back against online sites, seeking direct bookings

Major hotel chains are offering a host of benefits to lure travelers to book with them directly: free meals, Wi-Fi, and even the ability to choose a specific room.

Stocks see worst month in 3 years

Investors were still sorting out conflicting messages on when the Federal Reserve Bank will raise interest rates.

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Gregg Housh (front) is co-founder and CEO of Rebel News. With him in their Malden office is Anna Geoffroy. managing editor, and James Curcio, editor in chief.

Hacker known for work with Anonymous launches digital news service

Gregg Housh, a hacker who went to prison for illegal online activity, is recasting himself as a journalist.

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Biotech’s merger targets fight back

The biotech business is abuzz with takeover offers right now and some of those targets don’t like being in someone else’s crosshairs.

Stock indexes from Asia and Europe were displayed at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The rout in global equities this month erased more than $5 trillion from the value of shares.

Stocks see worst month in 3 years

Investors were still sorting out conflicting messages on when the Federal Reserve Bank will raise interest rates.

Brigham to cut 100 jobs as costs rise faster than revenues

The job cuts at Brigham and Women’s Hospital will apply to all positions that don’t deal in direct patient care.

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Top Places to Work

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Love your workplace? These companies keep their employees happy and motivated.

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The number of reported bicycle accidents has increased in recent years, and fatalities have more than tripled.

Living Longer, Living Better

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If age is just a number, the number 55 means you love traveling, might be downsizing, are transitioning in jobs, and you aren’t sleeping great. Don’t fret.

Longwood – A City Within a City

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As a Randolph woman prepares to go home for the final time, a young couple experiences the other end of the life cycle.