Insurers see cost hikes in Partners HealthCare mergers

Mass. insurers are seeking stricter price controls and other limits on Partners before allowing it to acquire three hospitals.

$3b plan promises more natural gas in New England

Two of the largest players in the New England natural gas market have formed a partnership to expand the capacity of two major pipelines.

A Tesla displayed at the Natick Mall. Because the carmaker has never had dealership agreements, it’s free to sell cars itself.

Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff/FIle 2013

SJC rules for Tesla in fight with car dealers

The ruling caps a nearly two-year legal battle between the California automaker and the Massachusetts State Automobile Dealers Association.

Boston security firm: Flaw in Android is ‘privacy disaster’

Rapid7 warned that a security flaw in Google Inc.’s Android operating system could let criminals steal users’ personal data.

Sovaldi will be sold in India at a fraction of the price Americans will have to pay.

$1,000-a-pill hepatitis drug price cut for poor nations

The maker of one of the costliest drugs in the world announced Monday it will sell lower-cost versions of the medicine in poorer countries.

Berkshire Farms sells things like maple syrup, roasted nuts from Williamstown, and preserves canned in Ashfield.

David L Ryan/Globe Staff

Local food lands at Logan Airport

Berkshire Farms Market, in the newly renovated Terminal B, offers a range of local food products that stand out from typical fast-food-style airport fare.

Roger Goodell has laid out ambitious revenue growth goals for the NFL.

Opinion | Steven Syre

Roger Goodell won’t survive NFL’s Ray Rice fiasco

It’s already clear that the league’s commissioner has become an indelible part of the problem and not a part of any solution.

The deal with Sweden’s Mojang is expected to close late this year. Microsoft expects to break even in its 2015 fiscal year.

Microsoft buys Minecraft creator for $2.5b

The move adds the immensely popular world-building computer game Microsoft’s stock of content.

Kenneth Feinberg, a victim compensation lawyer hired by General Mothers, has received 125 wrongful-death claims related to faulty ignition switches. Some are still under review.

Death toll rises in GM recalls

The death toll tied to faulty ignition switches in General Motors small cars has risen to 19, according to a compensation expert hired by the company.


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Climate change concerns weigh on Cape home-buying decisions

Erosion and redrawn flood maps have some buyers heading for the hills or the highways. Others, finding the beauty worth the risk, are digging their heels in the sand.

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