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TelexFree trustee says alleged fraud swells to $3 billion

The scope of the alleged Ponzi scheme has tripled, according to Stephen Darr, who said at least 1 million people opened accounts.

Geico sues Dorchester chiropractor, financier alleging fraud

The auto insurance company said Big City Chiropractic and PS Funding ran a racket that cost Geico more than $100,000.

Volkswagen’s US chief apologizes at congressional hearing

The president of Volkswagen’s US unit came under withering criticism Thursday at a congressional hearing looking into the automaker’s admission that for years it knowingly skirted federal emissions standards.

Scandinavian Airlines to offer nonstop service to Copenhagen

It will be the first airline at Logan International Airport to offer nonstop service to Scandinavia.

Etiquette at Work

Restaurant tipping: Is it on the way out?

As a consumer, I like the idea of moving away from the 20 percent tipping world.

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Carol Meyrowitz for nine years led the parent company of T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, and HomeGoods, during which time sales soared 67 percent.

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff/2013 File

TJX CEO Carol Meyrowitz is exiting in style

Meyrowitz, 61, will become executive chairman of TJX Cos., and Ernie Herrman will succeed her as chief executive on Jan. 31.

Bruce Schneier  video-chatted with Edward Snowden  during a January symposium on privacy at the Harvard Science Center in Cambridge.

Hiawatha Bray | Tech Lab

Data privacy? It’s mostly gone, but that can change

Just about everything we do these days is under some form of electronic surveillance.

Bold Types

Davio’s owner celebrates three decades

Not many young people achieve their childhood dream by the time they’re 24, and not many restaurateurs can keep their establishments in business over three decades.

Components for General Electric’s LED light bulbs were tested at the GE lighting group’s current headquarters in East Cleveland, Ohio.

Major General Electric unit planning move to Greater Boston

The industrial giant still needs to figure out where the new division will be based, and how many people it wants to move here.

Hopkinton-based EMC Corp., which once held merger discussions with Hewlett-Packard, is now reportedly discussing a purchase by Dell.

Dell said to be in talks to acquire EMC

The possibility of an EMC merger would worry many in Massachusetts, where EMC employs about 9,500 people.



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