EMC talked with HP, Dell

The Hopkinton-based data storage giant EMC Corp. has been looking to make a deal with two titans of enterprise computing.

Timothy McDaid had pleaded guilty to theft from a charity in 2011.

The system set off no alarms as $739,000 disappeared

How Timothy McDaid was able to steal from two organizations over five years is a story of lax oversight, small-town politics, and poor communication.

US cracks down on companies moving overseas

The Obama administration cracked down Monday on so-called tax inversions, aiming to curb a spate of American companies shifting overseas.

Charlie Baker earned the support of Jack Connors, a longtime Democrat.

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Charlie Baker snags support of Jack Connors

Connors, a longtime Democrat, will host an Oct. 6 fund-raiser for Baker, the Republican gubernatorial nominee.

Yahoo stock falls, despite $9b boost from selling part of its Alibaba stake

Yahoo may be losing some appeal on Wall Street now that US investors can buy directly into Alibaba.

E-commerce IPO appears to set record

Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant, has set the record for the biggest initial public offering ever.

Tesco suspends four after overstatement of profit

Tesco launched an accounting investigation after admitting that its half-year profit was overstated by $407 million.

The US government is looking for developers to build at the Volpe Center in Kendall Square.

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Kendall Square’s Volpe Center is a site with suitors

Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc. is the second developer to express interest in building a life sciences complex on the 14-acre site.

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Ticketed in Boston? Pay by app

The City of Boston has selected TicketZen to help process the payment of parking tickets on mobile devices running Android and iOS.

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Partners doesn’t need more hospitals

There is something extraordinary about the elephant that tries so hard to convince you it’s just not big enough.

From left: Matt Pope, Eric Patey, and Ray Ozzie, cofounders of the new phone app Talko.

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Software heavyweight Ray Ozzie looks to reinvent phone calls

Talko blends old-fashioned voice calls with all of the other things that smartphones do, like adding text and photos.

Loews’ executives said they consulted online patron review sites before they renovated the rooms at their Regency hotel in New York.

First review, then renovate: Hotels relying on Web forums

As hotels continue on a surge in spending on renovations, an ever-more-important factor driving this investment is online reviews.

“The economic recovery in the euro area is losing momentum,’’ said Mario Draghi, president of European Central Bank

Top banker pessimistic on European growth

“The economic recovery in the euro area is losing momentum,” Draghi told a committee of the European Parliament in Brussels.

A tax on carbon emissions could make fossil fuel investments less profitable.

Investors want action on climate change

Business leaders say they worry that global warming threatens the long-term value of their investments.

A Beijing McDonald’s posted a notice in August telling patrons that only a limited menu was available.

US firm in meat scandal in China to lay off 340 workers

The supplier is laying off most of the workforce of a Chinese subsidiary accused of selling expired beef and chicken.

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The Globe’s data team enhances stories with data through charts, maps, and interactive graphics.

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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

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

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The new publication highlights the entrepreneurs and the contributors who make the state a national leader in innovation.

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The Globe’s annual survey of Massachusetts companies ranks the top largest, large, medium, and small employers in the state.

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