Wayfair shares soar on first day of public trading

Wayfair co-chairman and co-founder Steve Conine rang a ceremonial bell in front of fellow co-chairman and co-founder Niraj Shah to mark the company's IPO on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

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Shares in Wayfair rose 23 percent in the Boston e-tailer’s first hour on the New York Stock Exchange.

Deep discount lures buyer for Revel casino

Toronto-based Brookfield US Holdings LLC will pay $110 million to buy the two-year-old casino.

New York Post settles lawsuit over ‘Bag Men’ cover

The lawsuit was over a cover three days after the Boston Marathon bombing that featured a photo of two Massachusetts residents.

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Heat-seeking smartphones see in the dark

New thermal imaging cameras turn iPhones or Androids into heat-seeking sensors that can spot warm bodies or objects.

A rendering of a 47-story office tower, one of six buildings proposed for Government Center site.

High hopes raised for Government Center project

Architect Cesar Pelli has designed a dramatic, 528-foot glass skyscraper for Boston’s Government Center area.

Twitter’s logo displayed on a computer screen.

Twitter, MIT launch $10 million social media lab

The five-year program is aimed at developing new ways to understand and use social networks.

General Motors matched the strong September performance of Chrysler Corp., which has the Chrysler 200. Both automakers reported overall sales rose 19 percent last month.
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GM looks to new vehicles, China to boost profit

The biggest US automaker tries to shift the spotlight from a mishandled recall of older small cars.

Moet Hennessy’s Chandon has built a new winery in northwest China’s Ningxia Hui autonomous region.

Moet bets on bubbly in China with sparkling winery

China’s appetite for Western-style wines has boomed in the past two decades, though the favorite still is red.


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