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Here come the pay phones

This is no ordinary shopping spree. This is research into a quartet of digital wallets that transmit financial data to retail credit-card terminals.

The $37.5 million unit at MillenniumTower is on the 60th floor.

At $37.5m, Millennium Tower condo tops most everything

The penthouse atop the tower, under construction now, is nearly triple the price of the most expensive condominium ever sold in Boston.

Online retailers found to shift offerings and prices

New research found that major travel websites and general merchandisers are testing price steering and discrimination in small doses.

Flex Phama co-founders Rod MacKinnon and Bruce Bean.

Flex Pharma developing treatments for muscle cramps

The Boston startup’s goal is to develop treatments for a painful condition for which there are no clinically proven products.

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Quartet Medicine raises $17m to develop treatments for chronic pain and inflammation

Quartet Medicine, a Cambridge biotechnology company seeking to develop treatments for chronic pain and inflammation, said Thursday that it has raised $17 million in a Series A financing.

Dunkin’ beats 3Q net income expectations

Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc., the Canton-based parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, reported third-quarter profit of $54.7 million.

Revisiting advice on inheritance, co-signing

It is not immoral for a person to accept money or possessions that were left to him or her.

Mass. movers

Pegasystems acquiring Turkish partner

Shares of Cambridge’s Pegasystems Inc. rose on a deal to acquire its partner in Turkey, Ultima IT.

Market movers

Commercial jet demand lifts Boeing results

Robust demand for commercial jets helped Boeing earn $1.36 billion in the third quarter, up 18 percent over last year.

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Shirley Leung

Leung writes a business column every Wednesday and Friday. Previously she served six years as the business editor overseeing daily and Sunday coverage.

Market Basket in turmoil


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

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