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Amazon to offer free same-day delivery to Prime members

The e-commerce powerhouse is offering free same-day delivery service in some cities — including parts of Boston.

Avago to buy chipmaker Broadcom in $37 billion deal

The purchase of Broadcom by the Singapore-based maker of semiconductors is the industry’s biggest acquisition ever.

Uber and Lyft fight proposed NYC rules — and each other

New York City’s Taxi and Limousine Commission has proposed rules to regulate car service apps.

Effort to sell bakery for $75, essay, and recipe falls flat

A Vermont bakery owner’s effort to sell her business for $75, an essay and a cupcake recipe has fallen flat.

Fung Wah says state aims to keep it closed

A company official claims the state is preventing Fung Wah from finding a location from which to operate.

Across US, renters are on the rise

Renters are on the rise, but many tenants are scrambling to keep up with growing rent bills and shrinking vacancies.

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New Hampshire tries to reclaim tech vibe

The Granite State is working to help startups shrive, despite lacking the urbanism millennials crave.

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MIT student settles bitcoin-mining dispute

An MIT student who butted head with regulators over an online bitcoin-mining experiment has settled his case after a year and a half of legal wrangling.