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

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

Jeep recalling 206,668 Cherokee SUVs for wiper defect

Fiat Chrysler is recalling 206,668 Jeep Cherokee SUVs because the windshield wipers can stop working unexpectedly.

Maine governor opposes change to federal overtime rules

Republican Governor Paul LePage and other officials in Maine are opposing proposed changes to federal labor rules on the grounds that employment and small businesses will be negatively affected.

BJ’s names new president, chief operating officer

Christopher J. Baldwin has been named the new president and chief operating officer of BJ’s Wholesale Club. Baldwin will begin working for BJ’s on September 8.


Gronk is now a voice on Waze and he’s sort of boring

You can now get directions from Rob Gronkowski on the Waze app.

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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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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.

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