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Have a backup plan for your backups

By all means, make copies of your photos and documents — just don’t count on those backups being permanent.

A Boston Dynamics employee kicked Spot, but the robot stayed upright.


Boston Dynamics’ new robot has a stunning sense of balance

Spot is a 160-pound robot that can jog along with its minder and clamber up and down a slope with the grace of a mountain goat.

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Vegan food maker Lighter launches more affordable way to eat healthy

Lighter delivers healthy, vegan food to customers, along with personalized weekly menus and recipes for each meal.

Marines enlist Cambridge social media firm to help recruit Millennials

Personal tweets could become an integral part of the Marines’ recruiting strategy under a new partnership with SocialSphere Inc. of Cambridge.

Robert Benmosche, 70; led AIG rescue

Mr. Benmosche took charge of the failed insurer and restored it to health after it had been rescued by taxpayers.

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