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Fung Wah says state aims to keep it closed

A company official claims the state is preventing the company from finding a location from which to operate.

Across US, renters are on the rise

Renters are on the rise, but many tenants are scrambling to keep up with growing rent bills and shrinking vacancies.


New Hampshire tries to reclaim tech vibe

The Granite State is working to help startups shrive, despite lacking the urbanism millennials crave.


MIT student settles bitcoin-mining dispute

An MIT student who butted head with regulators over an online bitcoin-mining experiment has settled his case after a year and a half of legal wrangling.


Virgin Pulse gets a $92m fund-raising boost

Chief executive Chris Boyce said that the funds will help support their international growth and allow them to continue to build their local team.

The Download

Yelp’s N.E. operative a Candy Crush fan

Damien Smith is Yelp’s sole Boston employee and chief steward of the website’s rambunctious New England community.

Bold types

Rallying the troops — on a networking site for the military

RallyPoint Networks Inc. aims to be a sort of a LinkedIn for the armed services.

Google and Apple adjust strategies on mobile payments

Both giants are going head-to-head in mobile payments, as they prepare to push deeper into digital wallets.