A Market Basket store, returning to life

The unglamorous but satisfying routine of running a supermarket has returned in full.

When NFL players begin the new season on Thursday, most of them will wear two quarter-size sensors that will 
track their speed, distance, and other information during the course of a play. Stew Milne-USA TODAY Sports

Technology tracks players’ speed on football field

New technology being deployed by the NFL this season aims to answer questions about player performance with hard data on every move they make on the field.

A growing group effort to help low-wage workers

Unions, worker centers, and community groups are collaborating to help improve the lives of the working poor.

A drone lowered a package to the ground in Queensland, Australia, as part of Google’s test program last week.

Drone makers face a maze of obstacles

The tech industry’s enthusiasm for building small delivery drones may be getting ahead of figuring out what to do with them.

Ben Kaplan (left) started cultivating the concept for WiGo as a freshman. At right is cofounder Giuliano Giacaglia.

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WiGo aspires to coordinate social life on campus

The app born at Holy Cross shows photos of friends who plan to go out and lets you “tap” others you’d like to encourage to come along.


Dishonesty and creativity can spur each other, says study

A little dishonesty can be a tool that brings creativity to your business, a recent study suggests.


Cambridge’s DNA Medicine Institute is a Qualcomm Tricorder XPrize finalist

DMI launched in 2004 and has collaborations with NASA and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Apple plans to turn iPhones into mobile wallets

The new iPhone will make mobile payments easier by including a near-field communication chip for the first time.


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Market Basket in turmoil


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

Game Changers


The new publication highlights the entrepreneurs and the contributors who make the state a national leader in innovation.

Massachusetts housing prices

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Median sales prices have climbed above the 2005 peak in more than 60 Massachusetts communities. Compare the numbers for each Bay State city and town.

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A look at how urban farming is taking root, books about diversity for children and teens, a conversation about Boston’s health disparities, and more.

Top Places to Work


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The Globe’s annual survey of Massachusetts companies ranks the top largest, large, medium, and small employers in the state.

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