Several passing motorists honked in sympathy with the cab drivers, but most were not impressed with the protest.

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Several passing motorists honked in sympathy with the cab drivers, but most were not impressed with the protest.

Cambridge taxi drivers strike to protest Uber, Lyft

Dozens of drivers said ride-hailing services openly flout existing regulations and undercut taxi owners.By Dan Adams and Jack Newsham

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Price increases take fun out of having fun in Boston

The cost of recreation and leisure activities here rose 3.7 percent in May, while the rest of the country enjoyed a decline.

Uber carpooling coming to Boston

Boston will be the fifth US city to offer UberPOOL, an on-demand carpooling option that allows two customers going in the same direction to share a ride and split the cost.

Apple’s stock price woes a worry for larger market

The iPhone maker slipped 2.4 percent to $118.44 Monday, extending its decline since February to 11 percent.

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Tom O’Keefe, the man who set Boston atwitter

Among Boston’s Twitterati, Tom O’Keefe, aka @BostonTweet, has a Kardashian-like status.

PR firm Regan Communications alleges hack by contractor

Regan claimed a subcontractor hacked its computer system in retaliation for being fired from the job for making inappropriate comments to female staffers.

To sell Echo, Amazon turns to Staples

The move hints that the online retailer is having trouble moving the device on its own.

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Youthful startup team has idea to help elders

A startup launched by high school students, PillDrops automates the pill-taking process through a Bluetooth-enabled medicine dispenser.

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Makerspace organizers gather in Boston

Makerspaces, such as Cambridge’s Danger!Awesome, rent out expensive tools like 3D printers.