Medical labs’ leftovers find uses elsewhere

Kerafast helps research teams find biologic materials they need, like a cell culture.

Kerafast Inc. is helping institutions clean out their freezers and reuse biological materials for new research through an online marketplace — a sort of craigslist for biologists.

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Staples, which has 1,800 stores nationwide, said it is looking into “a potential issue involving credit card data.”

Staples may be the latest target in string of credit card hacks

If its breach is confirmed, Staples would be the latest of many consumer brands that has fallen prey to hackers.

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Progress Software Corp., a Bedford-based company that develops business software, said Wednesday that it has agreed to buy Telerik AD for $262.5 million.

Englewood Hospital taps Iron Mountain to host its data center

Englewood Hospital will lease data center space within Iron Mountain Inc.’s underground data center located near Pittsburgh.

Biogen Idec beats Street 3Q forecasts

Biogen Idec Inc., the Cambridge biotechnology company, on Wednesday reported profit of $856.9 million in its third quarter.

New attack on iCloud is reported

News of the vulnerability came just as the new iPhone 6 arrived in Chinese stores after a monthlong regulatory delay.

Once-booming Boston law firm struggles to survive

Bingham McCutchen LLP has watched more than 50 partners leave the firm since last year and cut 225 lawyers since 2012.

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