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Apple’s music service losing key player as exec resigns

Apple’s online music subscription service is losing a key player as millions of listeners near the end of a free three-month trial period that has drawn mixed reviews.

Fed vice chairman leaves door open for September rate increase

JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. — The Federal Reserve may still go ahead and raise its benchmark interest rate in mid-September, Stanley Fischer, the Fed’s vice chairman, said Friday.

Five things you should know about Kevin Kinsella

An MIT graduate, Kevin Kinsella is founder of the venture capital firm Avalon Ventures, which has offices in Cambridge and La Jolla, Calif., and founding chairman of Boston-based Vertex Pharmaceuticals.

In flexible work environments, who’s really working?

Many companies give employees the option of working flexible hours if they can complete their work. But some take advantage of such flexibility

Chiropractor adjusts to animals

As an animal chiropractor, Julie Graves can’t talk to her patients. But animals communicate through body language

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Alex and Ani founder Carolyn Rafaelian and former chief executive Giovanni Feroce presided over a period of tremendous growth. The company now has 46 stores, including one on Newbury Street (above). Rafaelian’s real estate holdings include Belcourt Castle in Newport.

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Alex and Ani hurt by executive exits, party incident

Behind the New Age marketing and rapid expansion, the jewelry retailer has struggled with some decidedly negative vibes.

FDA approves new Amgen cholesterol drug

The drug can reduce levels of bad cholesterol in millions of people who don’t respond to or are only partly helped by statins.

Train tracks along the proposed MBTA Green Line expansion area photographed from Lowell Street in Somerville.

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Tough choices on Green Line project, but it isn’t derailed yet

Governor Baker is getting the chance to nip cost overruns in the bud — something he never got to do with the Big Dig.

Dan Lyons signs copies of an earlier book, oPtion$, in 2007.

HubSpot book to hit stores 2 months earlier

Hachette Book Group has moved up the publication date of “Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Start-Up Bubble,” a forthcoming memoir from Dan Lyons.



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