Ariad shrinks size of footprint in Kendall Sq.

The cancer drug maker will sublease 170,000 square feet of space at the site that will become its new headquarters.

Harvard alums criticize endowment pay

Alumni group says executive compensation should be more closely tied to performance.

// Apple loses bid to block sales of 9 Samsung phones

A federal judge has rejected Apple’s attempt to block the sale of several older Samsung smartphones that copied features in the iPhone.

Spiders force Suzuki to recall midsize cars

The automaker says spider webs can clog a fuel vapor vent hose in some 2010 to 2013 Kizashi cars, cutting off air flow.

US economy forecast to grow by 1.5 percent in 2014

The Congressional Budget Office forcasts the growth despite the poor economic performance during the first three months of the year.

Comcast will forgive outstanding bills for low-income families

Comcast is highlighting an amnesty program to help young students bridge the digital divide.

Alibaba’s revenue surges in growth

The development should help the Chinese e-commerce company sell its shares and become the technology industry’s most lucrative IPO.

Low-budget Ryanair launches business-class

European budget carrier Ryanair is offering business-class tickets to woo companies and governments during penny-pinching times.

IMF chief Lagarde under investigation in France

Christine Lagarde was put under official investigation for negligence in a French corruption probe that dates back to her days as France’s finance minister.

A deal to sell Market Basket to Arthur T. Demoulas has been signed, a source said.

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Market Basket deal ends bitter feud

Arthur T. Demoulas reached a deal to buy the company from rival relatives for more than $1.5 billion.

// After long lull, a rush to restock Market Basket stores

Market Basket supermarkets will burst with activity Thursday as employees scramble to return to normal operations.

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// With Market Basket epilogue in sight, what have we learned?

The lessons of Market Basket and the feuding Demoulases might not be as pure and simple as we would like.

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High prices take the shine off Chromebooks

Chromebooks are stripped-down laptops whose price is going up even as the cost of competitors is going down.

Labor Day gas prices at three-year low

The low prices are partly due to a surge in US oil production that has reduced the nation’s dependence on foreign oil.

Patrick LaRosa of Permit Pullers waited at Boston City Hall to get parking permits for clients, many of whom are students.

With students flooding back, parking spot bookers keep busy

Permit Pullers Inc. has one job: secure a spot for your moving truck. They do it thousands of times a year, and a rush of students has kept them busy.


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