Protesters excited, cautious about Arthur T. Demoulas’s offer

Market Basket workers and protesters were buoyed by the offer from the ousted chief executive to buy out his relatives.

Former Market Basket chief executive Arthur T. Demoulas, shown here in 2013, said he will make an offer to buy the embattled supermarket chain.

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Arthur T. Demoulas makes offer to buy Market Basket

Demoulas will seek to regain control of the fractured company and end the bitter family feud that has haunted it for decades.

New rendering for waterfront towers is unveiled

Donald Chiofaro’s plan involves a pair of skyscrapers — one clad in glass, the other in terra cotta — that would would rise to 600 feet along Atlantic Avenue.

Amazon’s new device is priced at $649 full price or $199 with a two-year contract.

Tech lab

Amazon Fire phone merely lukewarm

The online giant has delivered the features you’d expect in a top-line superphone and layered in an array of uniquely Amazonian features.

Gerry Kelly, founder of clothing brand Sonas Denim, helped test Bubblews social network. He has earned about $100 from Bubblews since he began using a test version in January. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Get paid for posts? Social networking’s new twist

At least two services are trying to set up a system where users are paid for posts that attract traffic and advertisers.

BetaBoston

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Oculus Rift puts you inside a virtual world, with the ability to look around in all directions as if you’re really there.

New US home sales plunge 8.1% in June

Buying of new homes fell 20 percent in the Northeast, a sign that real estate continues to be a weak spot in the economy.

TelexFree owners charged with fraud, conspiracy

A grand jury indicted James Merrill of Ashland and Carlos Wanzeler on nine counts in the alleged $1 billion pyramid scheme.

Tests suggest limits to Vertex’s cystic fibrosis treatment

Two teams of scientists showed that the medications in the two-drug regimen interfere with each other.

Biogen Idec MS drug is approved by European regulators

The medicine, called Plegridy, treats adults with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, the most common form of the neurodegenerative disease.

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Market Basket in turmoil

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

Game Changers

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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.

Diversity Boston

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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.

Fishy business

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A 2011 Globe investigation found widespread seafood mislabeling at Massachusetts stores and restaurants. A 2012 follow-up found not much has changed.

Globe Investigations

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Read recent stories and ongoing investigations from the Globe’s journalists.