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GE’s new Current division warms up to Boston’s clean-tech community

It aims to use high-tech solutions to help customers rein in their electric bills.

Monday’s business agenda

Bookkeeping, crowdsourcing, and more notable things to know.

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An expanding universe of space apps

While becoming an astronaut is out of reach for most of us, there are plenty of apps that can take your mind on a journey to the final frontier.

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Deciding whether to rent or buy

It’s one of the most contentious topics among economists and financial writers, and there’s still no general agreement.

Where high-end condos rise, high-end appliances follow

A showroom featuring refrigerators costing as much as $14,000 and gas ranges that go for $7,000 is coming the Seaport.

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For 29 years, Dolores L. Mitchell has led the Group Insurance Commission, or GIC, an obscure but critical state agency that manages health and other benefits for more than 430,000 public employees, retirees, and their families, spending more than $2 billion a year.

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Mass. health care reform pioneer Dolores Mitchell retires

After 29 years leading the state’s Group Insurance Commission, 86-year-old Mitchell is stepping down.

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// Racing to build mobile audiences in developing nations

Facebook, Google, and Boston-based Jana pursue strategies to connect consumers in emerging economies to mobile Internet — and advertisers.

// Boston hedge fund is largest in world run by a woman

Nancy Zimmerman’s Bracebridge Capital has gone from $5.8 billion in assets in 2012 to $10.3 billion today.

// Five things you should know about LeeAnn Ghazil Gaunt

Gaunt is chief of the SEC Enforcement Division’s Municipal Securities and Public Pensions Unit.