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Here come the pay phones

This is no ordinary shopping spree. This is research into a quartet of digital wallets that transmit financial data to retail credit-card terminals.

The penthouse on the 60th floor of Millennium Tower is being marketed for $37.5 million, although the condominum could be divided in two units.

At $37.5m, Millennium Tower condo tops most everything

The penthouse atop the tower, under construction now, is nearly triple the price of the most expensive condominium ever sold in Boston.

Online shopping yields different prices, results, says Northeastern study

New research found that major travel websites and general merchandiser are testing price steering and discrimination in small doses.

Flex Phama co-founders Rod MacKinnon and Bruce Bean.

Flex Pharma developing treatments for muscle cramps

The Boston startup’s goal is to develop treatments for a painful condition for which there are no clinically proven products.

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Lawmakers intensify recall scrutiny

The US government is now urging owners of nearly 8 million cars and trucks to have the air bags repaired because of potential danger to drivers and passengers.

Tablets, cars drive AT&T wireless gains — not phones

The nation’s second-largest wireless carrier is facing pricing pressure from smaller rivals T-Mobile and Sprint.

Online shopping yields different prices, results, says Northeastern study

New research found that major travel websites and general merchandiser are testing price steering and discrimination in small doses.

Solar energy discounts become employee perk

NEW YORK — Expanding the notion of corporate benefits beyond discounted health club memberships and low insurance rates, a group of major companies is set to offer employees access to cheaper solar systems for the home.

‘Silicon Beach’ brings tech boom to Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Entrepreneurs and engineers are flocking to a place better known for wave surfing than Web surfing. Amid the palm trees and purple sunsets of the Southern California coastline, techies have built ‘‘Silicon Beach.’’

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

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