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What you might have missed Tuesday from the world of business

DONG Energy expands beyond New England, Postal Service posts profit during holiday season, and more.


Few singles view dating apps with affection

A report suggests that online daters aren’t satisfied with the apps they trust with their love lives.


ThinkingPhones gets $112m and new name

Fuze has raised $200 million since it was founded in 2006.

Supreme Court puts hold on Obama climate-change rules

The court blocked plans to regulate emissions from coal-fired power plants.


WPI team seeks to help robot get its sea legs

The US Navy is funding researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute to build software that can power robots that can find and fight fires on war vessels at sea.

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State and city officials want to redevelop the 5.5-acre site of the Veolia steam plant (above) and an adjacent MassDOT office building

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Downtown steam plant site to be redeveloped

A prime piece of state-owned land, at the southern entrance to the city, is going on the market.

Shirley Leung

// MBTA gets technology religion as it eyes new apps

David Block-Schachter, who formerly worked at the bus service Bridj, is back in a post using technology to improve customer service.

// Boston residents may vote on property tax surcharge

A 1 percent surcharge could generate $20 million for housing, parks, and historic preservation.

// Fox cuts value of DraftKings stake by 60 percent

In an SEC filing, the media giant said the value of its $160 million investment in the Boston-based company has dropped significantly.

Tech Lab by Hiawatha Bray


Bray writes about technology for the Business section. His Tech Lab column appears on Thursdays.

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.

Innovation Economy by Scott Kirsner


Kirsner’s Innovation Economy column appears in the Boston Sunday Globe, and he contributes to the Globe’s Beta Boston website.