You can now get directions from Rob Gronkowski on the Waze app.
You can now get directions from Rob Gronkowski on the Waze app.
IPhone users who don’t want the new Apple Watch have a new option: Android devices.
The price of a gallon of gas is $1.10 cheaper than a year ago and 13 cents below the national average, the auto club said.
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The Patriots QB has the rare ability to take his boss to court when he thinks he’s being punished unfairly.
It sets up another volatile week on Wall Street, which has been battered this month.
The cable network Epix jumped from Netflix to Hulu, landing a multiyear, digital subscription video on demand deal with the streaming service.
Promedior will receive $150 million — and as much as $1.25 billion — in a deal with Bristol-Myers Squibb.
As summer winds down, apple-picking season is gearing up with growers forecasting a bumper crop.
These consumer-focused tech companies in the Boston area have good buzz and at least 50 employees.
Puerto Rico delays plan to cope with debt, Netflix to drop Epix, and more.
The move would represent a significant expansion in the government’s response to the rising wave of cyber-economic espionage initiated by Chinese hackers.
Industry officials say the competition for deals is so fierce that many banks are relaxing lending standards.
Amid a significant downsizing of the Postal Service, the number of letters arriving late has jumped by almost 50 percent.
The drug cut bad cholesterol levels among patients in a small trial by about as much as new treatments from other firms, with far less frequent dosing.
Apps can help students with their studies and make the back-to-school transition smoother.
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The site, built with state bonds to be a staging ground for a wind farm in Nantucket Sound, sits unused after Cape Wind canceled its lease.
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A new weekly column takes a look at the bio-pharmaceutical industry — which is, indeed, fascinating, but also highly complicated.
If an activist investor gets its way, EMC’s days as the pillar of New England’s tech sector could be numbered.
38 Studios lawsuit records to be unsealed, macadamia nuts recalled, and more.
ESPN, which bills itself as the worldwide leader in sports, has been leading in another category lately: apologies.
Business schools across the country are vexed by low numbers of black students, but perhaps nowhere as much as Greater Boston.
Members of the Fed’s Open Market Committee will make a decision when they meet Sept. 16 and 17.
The accounts, made possible in 2014 by the ABLE Act, are loosely modeled on the popular 529 college saving accounts.
Volatility in the markets, stronger 2d-quarter in US than previously thought, and more.
Whether the mayor likes it or not, Wynn is about to become one of Boston’s biggest neighbors.
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Under Mass. law, consumers who buy a defective product are due their choice of a refund, repair, or replacement.
The concerns that triggered the sell-off mean there’s likely to be more market volatility ahead.
A Cambridge event recently played on the idiom that an interface should be designed as though the user were drunk.
After years of slinging super-sized servings, some fast-food chains are starting to see the benefits of offering daintier bites.
Apple’s online music subscription service is losing a key player as millions of listeners near the end of a free three-month trial period.
The Federal Reserve will give serious consideration to raising its benchmark interest rate in mid-September, a number of Fed officials said Friday.
Kinsella is founder of the venture capital firm Avalon Ventures and founding chairman of Boston-based Vertex Pharmaceuticals.
Most employees are respectful and appreciative of the flexibility, but some who take advantage of it.
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As an animal chiropractor, Julie Graves can’t talk to her patients, but they communicate through body language.
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The convenience of buying on the Web is undeniable, but the matter of cost is still very much a question.
It’s important to train people on the receiving end to how to behave effectively when the boss doesn’t.
U.S. stocks ended little changed, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index on track for its worst month since May 2012, as equities found some respite from the wide swings prevalent earlier this week.
Fidelity Investments sent out a missive Friday aimed at soothing high-net-worth clients as a highly volatile week in the markets neared a close.
Discussions with the developer of leukemia and lung-cancer treatments continue and there is no certainty a deal will be reached.
An epilepsy tablet made by Sunovion Pharmaceuticals won US approval Friday to be sold as a primary therapy.
The departure comes in the wake of a massive breach of the company’s computer systems and outing of millions of its members.
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US stocks ended the day little changed Friday, letting investors breathe a little easier after a week where both the highs and lows were extreme.
US consumers increased their spending moderately in July, as wages and salaries made their biggest jump in eight months.
The labor board changed the definition of a crucial employer-employee relationship that had held in some form since the 1980s.
Behind the New Age marketing and rapid expansion, the jewelry retailer has struggled with some decidedly negative vibes.
C.A. Webb will leave the New England Venture Capital Association next week to start a venture capital firm.
Governor Baker is getting the chance to nip cost overruns in the bud — something he never got to do with the Big Dig.
Macy’s decision to jump into the off-price game comes as the retailer faces slowing sales.
The federal government released two very different estimates of the US economy’s growth in the second quarter, and the truth is probably somewhere in the middle.
U.S. stock markets on Thursday turned in a second day of strong gains, reversing many of the losses sustained early in the week when global markets tumbled.
NAIOP Massachusetts had claimed that the mandate the environmental advocates sought would have cost Boston-area businesses more than $1 billion to implement.
With user growth slowing, Twitter’s management has acknowledged the service is too confusing to navigate.
Hachette Book Group has moved up the publication date of “Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Start-Up Bubble,” a forthcoming memoir from Dan Lyons.
The housing market and hotel industry wrestle with some similar questions in determining the value of a property. But Airbnb’s puzzle sits at the incredibly complex intersection of the two.
A plethora of companies outside Boston have made Mass. a boutique center for professional musicians and students.
Apple is in second place behind market leader Fitbit, which shipped 4.4 million units in the second quarter.
The drug can reduce levels of bad cholesterol in millions of people who don’t respond to or are only partly helped by statins.
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If you can’t wait to read the book that spawned an executive shakeup and ethics scandal at HubSpot, you’re in luck.
Health insurers will boost rates for small businesses and individuals, a troubling sign that costs are again accelerating.
The legendary discount retailer that went bankrupt and closed four years ago is making a comeback.
Invitations sent to reporters and analysts were headlined, ‘‘Hey Siri, give us a hint.’’
Stantec, one of the nation’s largest engineering firms, has more than 6,500 in 162 offices.
Average long-term US mortgage rates dropped this week to their lowest levels since May, in a week marked by turmoil in global markets that was stoked by economic developments in China.
The US economy posted a much bigger rebound in growth during the spring than previously reported, thanks to greater spending by businesses and consumers.
Webb has swelled the reach of the New England Venture Capital Association since becoming executive director in 2012.
The Dow gained over 350 points Thursday as a rebound spread throughout global markets.
Walmart will stop selling semi-automatic weapons at its stores because fewer people are buying them.
The country’s main stock index bounced back from losses that triggered worldwide selling over the past week
The good news for workers, says data by Aon Hewitt, is workers will see a flat 2.9 percent increase in base pay on average in 2015.
A number of cities are seeing ridiculously low prices at off-peak hours — prices the industry has spent the years trying to eliminate.
Having hatched a dozen companies, PureTech is betting big with a hybrid model more common across the Atlantic.
Dovish words from the Federal Reserve and improving economic data triggered the biggest rally since 2011 and halted this week’s plunge.
American investors are facing their first major test of buy-and-hold advice since the financial crisis.
The results for last year show that Massachusetts hospitals are finding ways to be more efficient and control costs.
The global downturn has reduced the chances that the Federal Reserve will raise its benchmark interest rate in September.
A four-year investigation concluded that Solyndra officials omitted key information in their efforts to get a $535 million loan guarantee.