Pay attention, Don Chiofaro: The Aquarium has come to the rescue

Hey Don, the New England Aquarium is providing a way forward — and an ally in your bid to transform the waterfront.

A rendering of the proposed park. Creating the park and moving the New England Aquarium’s IMAX theater would open up new views of the harbor.

‘The Blueway’ could break stalemate over high-rises

The New England Aquarium’s proposal could breathe life into Don Chiofaro’s plans to redevelop the Harbor Garage site.

Brenna Schneider, founder of 99Degrees Custom, accepted a $125,000 award Tuesday.


MIT awards focus on tech that helps low, middle-income workers

MIT gave $1 million to four companies that are trying to use innovation to help under-served communities.

John Stumpf will not be eligible for a 2016 bonus.

Wells Fargo CEO to give up $41 million in pay after sales scandal

John Stumpf will forfeit unvested stock awards currently worth about $41 million and will not receive a salary while the investigation is ongoing.

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BlackBerry to stop making its once-ubiquitous smartphones

BlackBerry’s device business will focus on developing applications and an extra-secure version of Google’s Android operating system.

Google Express shopping service expands across New England

The broader territory won’t offer same-day delivery, but will allow millions more people to order next-day and two-day delivery from several retailers.

Amid uproar, top Wells Fargo executives to repay hefty bonuses

CEO John Stumpf and former executive Carrie Tolstedt will give up at least $60 million in compensation, the bank said.

Elon Musk lays out grand vision to colonize Mars

Thousands of people packed a conference hall to hear the much-hyped and long-anticipated presentation.

More and more, Boston startup founders say they’re part of a community

A feeling of community among Boston startups was once missing, but executives say that’s changing.

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Connecting the world one massive shipment at a time

Through fluctuating foreign markets, volatile weather conditions, and even Arctic ice, Pangaea Logistics stays afloat by directing and transporting tons of goods all over the globe.

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Baby is born with novel three-parent embryo technique

The technique offers promise to help children avoid often-fatal genetic diseases, but has raised thorny ethical questions and is not allowed in the United States.

Wednesday’s business agenda

Job fairs, seminars, and more notable events and things to know.

Information security experts worry that the record-breaking haul of password data from Yahoo could be used to open locks up and down the Web.

Password breach could have ripple effects well beyond Yahoo

Information security experts worry that the record-breaking haul of password data could be used to open locks up and down the Web.

A Canadian sports media company says DraftKings reneged on payments for a sponsorship deal, and is suing the Boston-based fantasy sports company.

The latest adversary for DraftKings: A Canadian TV network

The company says DraftKings reneged on a sponsorship deal and is suing the Boston-based fantasy sports company for more than $4.1 million.

SpaceX founder Elon Musk spoke Tuesday in Mexico.

This is what Elon Musk’s vision for Mars travel looks like

Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX, laid out his long-promised vision for building a self-sustaining city on Mars.

Stocks rebound as consumer confidence rises

US consumer confidence reached its highest level this month since August 2007.

Shelley Ewalt of Princeton, N.J., wants CVS to return to the ‘‘vastly superior design’’ of the original Target bottles (at left) with color-coded rings and dump the generic ones now in use.

Switch to generic pill bottles at Target-CVS pharmacies sparks protest

Distraught customers want Target to bring back its bottles with color-coded rings, labels on top, and easier to read instructions.

Reports of plastic prompt recall of Tyson chicken nuggets

Tyson is recalling more than 132,000 pounds of chicken nuggets after receiving reports that “hard, white plastic” was found in some nuggets.

Miguel Reyes (right) taught Kevin Adrean how to operate a wet harvester at a cranberry bog in Rochester last week. This harvesting season comes 200 years after the first known commercial cultivation, on Cape Cod.

Cranberries at 200: Market changes, drought create a crisis

All is not well in cranberry country this harvesting season, the 200th anniversary of the world’s first known commercial cultivation.

Builder who pretended veterans owned firm gets 30 months in prison

By saying his company was owned by an elderly Korean War veteran, David Gorski won $113 million in federal contracts.

Elsa of “Frozen” was a popular Halloween costume for young children.

The princess Halloween costume has been dethroned

This year’s most coveted get-up? Superheroes.

Boston Scientific to buy endoscopy products company for $210m

EndoChoice Holdings is a Georgia-based company that sells products used in endoscopy procecures.

State watchdog raises concerns on Children’s growth

Boston Children’s Hospital’s $1 billion expansion might increase medical costs, the Health Policy Commission warned.

Mass. home sales up nearly 10 percent in August

The increase comes after July had marked the first drop-off of the year.

FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2015, file photo, a man leaves the headquarters of Uber in San Francisco. Instead of listing their shares on a stock exchange, more businesses are going private or never going public in the first place. Uber makes it simple for customers to hail a car, but investors can't easily buy a piece of the privately held company, which is valued at more than $60 billion. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

Uber partners with startup to help patients get to the doctor

A new startup is using Uber’s technology to help patients who don’t have cars and can’t afford or access public transit.

Brian Golden, director of the Boston Redevelopment Authority, will keep his post in the rechristened Boston Planning & Development Agency. Above: Golden spoke at Tuesday’s event unveiling the new agency name.

Introducing the new BRA: Walsh to re-name powerful Boston agency

The mayor says the Boston Planning & Development Agency will be more oriented toward planning and take in more community input.

Republican nominee Donald Trump gestures during the first presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York on September 26, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / Paul J. RichardsPAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images

Mexican peso strengthens in sign Trump lost ground during debate

The Mexican peso rebounded from a record low, a sign investors may perceive Hillary Clinton outperformed Donald Trump on Monday.

Donald Trump reacted during Monday’s debate.

Would a Donald Trump presidency hurt debt in emerging markets?

If Trump wins, it would weigh on global trade, say investment observers.

WGBH’s satellite studio at Boston Public Library, which opens Friday, will include three cameras, along with a news desk and production room.

At the library, a cafe and TV studio, and an effort to modernize

The Boston Public Library wants to become more of a community space. A WGBH-TV studio and cafe open this week.

Peter Thiel is the cofounder of Palantir Technologies, a data analysis company that’s among the most vaunted of Silicon Valley startups.

Palantir discriminates against Asians, Labor Department alleges

Palantir Technologies is among the most highly vaunted of Silicon Valley startups.

Tuesday’s business agenda

Mass. home sales, consumer confidence, and more notable events and things to know.

Drugmaker Pfizer decides not to break up business

Drug giant Pfizer says it won’t split into two publicly traded companies, despite pressure from investors frustrated by its lagging stock price, ending years of Wall Street speculation over its strategy and future.

Deutsche Bank relies more on shorter-term loans to fund riskier trading businesses, the type of banking model that sent Bear Stearns and Lehman Bros. to their doom.

Deutsche Bank denies seeking Germany’s help in US dispute

Despite the denial, speculation abounds that Deutsche Bank will be once again forced to ask investors for more cash at a moment of extreme weakness.

Mylan CEO Heather Bresch used a graphic to discuss the EpiPen’s profitability during testimony on Capitol Hill in Washington last week.

Mylan’s EpiPen profits are 60 percent more than it told Congress, report says

The profits that CEO Heather Bresch told Congress about last week were calculated after factoring in the 37.5 percent US tax rate, which is more than five times the rate it paid last year.

New England Patriots President Jonathan Kraft (left) with his father Robert Kraft.


Jonathan Kraft is streaming to the future

The Patriots’ president thinks football fans will watch games differently within a few years.

An abandoned orchard site in Westford would be turned into a restaurant and banquet hall under the proposal.

Westford restaurant would violate land use rule, agricultural chief says

A developer wants to turn an abandoned orchard into a restaurant and banquet hall.

Banks suffer as stocks slump

Deutsche Bank plunged as investors worried about the financial health of Germany’s largest bank.


Kite cancer treatment notches positive results, but questions remain

Kite Pharam said its novel immunotherapy led to complete remissions for about one-third of patients with a severe form of blood cancer in a small clinical trial.

Novum Pharma raises wholesale prices of dermatology products by huge amounts

Novum Pharma suddenly raised wholesale prices for all three of its dermatology products by whopping amounts.

Mylan CEO Heather Bresch tried to portray herself as misunderstood.

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Behind the grandstanding, did Congress help clarify drug pricing?

When Congress grilled Heather Bresch about EpiPen prices, there was a lot of posturing. But it may help.

CBOE agrees to buy market operator Bats Global for $3.2b

CBOE invented the options market in 1973. The deal lets it expand into stocks, ETFs, and currencies trading.

Steward Health Care System has agreed to sell the properties that house its hospital, including Carney Hospital in Dorchester, to a real estate investment firm.

Steward gets $1.25b to fund expansion, repay Cerberus

Medical Properties Trust will buy Steward Health Care’s hospital properties and also take a $50 million stake in the company.

Appalachian Mountain Club sells Beacon Hill headquarters for $15m

A group of real estate investors and developers intend to convert the buildings on Joy Street back to residential use.

A sampling of the alcohol-infused ice cream brands that have been on sale at Daddy’s Dairy for the past year.

Ice cream headache: Regulators put a chill on booze-infused flavors

Anyone who incorporates wine, beer, or spirits into their recipes must now file for a special exemption from the federal government.

Shira Goodman.

Staples names Shira Goodman as president and CEO

The Framingham company’s board members have chosen a familiar face after it failed to acquire smaller rival Office Depot.

Millions in US leaving poverty, census data show

The 1.2 percentage point decline in the poverty rate was the largest annual drop since 1999.

Artist Lorie Novak posed in front of work from her Migraine Register project, which documents how much time she has lost to debilitating headaches.


Drug makers push ahead with novel therapies for migraines

Four drug companies see success in trials targeting protein linked to headaches.

Mark Zuckerberg and Dr. Priscilla Chan are donating $3 billion.

$3b drive to end diseases apt to tap Boston area’s talent

The effort by Facebook’s founder and his wife will be a huge opportunity for Boston’s biomedical research complex.

Need a dog walker? There’s an app for that. And plenty more for your pooch

Now there’s an app for man’s best friend. More than a few of them, actually.

The premium increases have people wondering if long-term care insurance is worth it anymore because the companies got the pricing horribly wrong.


Given rising costs, is long-term care insurance worth it?

Those participating in the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program have until Sept. 30 to decide whether to accept higher premiums.

Christine McSherry greeted her 20-year-old son, Jett, at his Bridgewater State University dorm.

This mom battled for her son, and she paid a price

A look at the personal toll one family suffered on the way to a pharmaceutical success.

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