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Apple aims to boost mobile device sales with Cisco’s help

Apple is leaning on Cisco Systems’ Internet networking expertise in its latest attempt to sell more iPhones and iPads to corporate customers.

OPEC ready to talk to other producers to get ‘fair’ price

OPEC, the producer of 40 percent of the world’s oil, has renewed its readiness to talk to other crude exporters to achieve ‘‘fair and reasonable prices.”

Google pairs with Sanofi to move diabetes patients to Cloud

Google Inc.’s life science unit is still seeking a name but it already has a foe: diabetes. The US Internet giant on Monday agreed to work with the French drug maker Sanofi to devise new ways of managing a disease that afflicts 382 million people worldwide, adding to recent deals with Novartis AG and DexCom Inc.

Tuesday’s business agenda

Techstars, Rotary Club, and more notable events and things to know.

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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The New Bedford terminal received and stored wind turbine components from manufacturer Gamesa for its wind farm in Plymouth.

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$113m New Bedford marine terminal sits largely idle

The site, built with state bonds to be a staging ground for a wind farm in Nantucket Sound, sits unused after Cape Wind canceled its lease.

Stat | pharmalot

Examining drug issues in depth

A new weekly column takes a look at the bio-pharmaceutical industry — which is, indeed, fascinating, but also highly complicated.


EMC battles calls for a break up

If an activist investor gets its way, EMC’s days as the pillar of New England’s tech sector could be numbered.

The 25 largest banks based in Greater Boston have increased commercial real estate lending nearly 40 percent over the past three years.

Red flags follow commercial real estate lending’s fast rise

Industry officials say the competition for deals is so fierce that many banks are relaxing lending standards.



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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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// Bike fatalities rise in Greater Boston’s suburbs

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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//[1].jpg Slowing down? Not a chance

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

//[1]--90x90.jpg A first breath, and a last breath. In Longwood, that’s life

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