Wayfair goes public, will start trading Thursday

The Boston-based online retailer of home goods priced its shares at $29, giving it a market cap of $2.4 billion.

Ex-Belmont businessman arrested on fraud charges

Jack Cranney was arrested in Texas for allegedly stealing $6 million in investments from 15 of his clients.

Study finds women still lag in startup funding

Startups with male executives get six times the amount of funding as those led by women, a new study found.

First group of women leadership fellows start in state government

Fourteen women are taking top level positions in the Patrick administration for an inaugural one-year fellowship program.

Tech Lab

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.

High Island is a small, uninhabited island a mile off the coast of St. George, Maine

To preserve access to Maine island, they may have to buy it

A local campaign aims to prevent High Island from going the way of others that have been snapped up by wealthy buyers and closed to the public.

Shirley Leung

Steve Tocco takes a victory lap on Wynn win

Perhaps one of the biggest gambles Steve Wynn ever made was trusting Steve Tocco.

Steve Wynn, casino developer and chairman of Wynn Resorts, delivered a keynote at Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas.

Wynn stresses ‘wow’ factor during speech in Vegas

Steve Wynn told the Global Gaming Expo he plans to impress patrons “from the moment of arrival” at his Everett resort.

The future of pushcarts at the marketplace is unclear under the current plans.

Longtime Faneuil Hall merchants worry about future

The operator of the property intends to begin dramatically overhauling the marketplace by next summer.


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