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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.

The $37.5 million unit at MillenniumTower is on the 60th floor.

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.

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.

Flex Phama co-founders Rod MacKinnon and Bruce Bean.

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.

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More than $10m set aside for affordable housing, Patrick administration says

More that $10 million in subsidies and tax credits has been allocated to projects in Boston, Amherst, and Spencer that seek to preserve or create affordable housing , a state agency said Thursday.

Uber customers can order up free flu vaccines

The one-off promotion, dubbed UberHEALTH, is available until 3 p.m. in Boston, New York City, and Washington, D.C.

Double Shot

Ogawa Coffee planning to make US debut in Boston

The popular Japanese coffee roaster is planning to open a new store in downtown Boston.

Fidelity charitable customers directed $3.8 million to Ebola aid

Fidelity Investments said customers who keep charitable-donation accounts at the firm directed $3.8 million in grants to Ebola relief efforts in the past few months, as the epidemic surged.

Law firms are ‘rightsizing’ their office spaces

Space reduction continues to guide the office strategy for the US legal sector, with firms giving up an average of 17 percent of their space upon relocating in 2014, according to JLL.

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Market Basket in turmoil


A family feud is now an outright business crisis for the Demoulas Super Markets chain.

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