The Longfellow Bridge is undergoing a restoration project that is scheduled to end in 2018.

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The Longfellow Bridge is undergoing a restoration project that is scheduled to end in 2018.

State’s aging infrastructure worries businesses

Bridge, highway, and tunnel repairs are ongoing, but that work is making only a small dent in the state’s transportation needs. By Sarah Shemkus



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Putting the pitch in the palm of your hand

The championship won by the United States women’s soccer team in the World Cup this month has made the sport a hot topic. To that end, there is already a big list of apps to help people learn more about soccer and to follow news about the game on their phones.

More online, more on mobile: advertising executive to IOC

A leading advertising executive told the IOC on Sunday that the Olympic body needs to stay relevant with the younger generation and concentrate more of its content on the Internet and via mobile devices.

Verizon workers to stay on job without new contract

Verizon and unions representing workers in nine states said employees will work without a contract as more negotiations are scheduled.

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After shaky start, 3-D printing revolution underway

One expert says sales of 3-D printing products and services will nearly double in the coming year.

Jerome Kohlberg, co-founder of leveraged-buyout firm KKR, dies at 90

Mr. Kohlberg, a pioneer in leveraged-buyout investing, died at his house on Martha’s Vineyard.

Pacific trade talks end without an agreement

The trade agreement would have covered nearly 40 percent of the global economy, and officials said they would continue the talks later.

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Ten things you may have missed Friday from the world of business

Wayfair to sell Australian business, Mark Zuckerberg opens up about wife’s pregnancy, and more.

Harvard professor warns of infrastructure woes

In a new book, Rosabeth Moss Kanter sounds the alarm for addressing the nation’s crumbling highways, failing bridges, choked rail lines, and bottlenecked airports.

Shirley Leung

Leung writes a business column every Wednesday and Friday. Previously she served six years as the business editor overseeing daily and Sunday coverage.