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Chefs plate dishes in Cleveland. The Labor Department said that 4.2 million people quit their jobs in October, a decline of about 205,000 from September but still close to a record high.

Job departures remained near a record high in October

The Labor Department said that 4.2 million people quit their jobs in October, a decline of about 205,000 from September but still close to a record high.

Instagram chief Adam Mosseri was questioned Wednesday by a Senate panel about how the platform impacts the mental health and safety of teens and children.

Instagram chief testifies before Congress for the first time, amid child safety concerns

Adam Mosseri, the head of Instagram, received a cool reception on Wednesday during his first congressional testimony, as lawmakers tore into the company for being too slow to address children’s safety.

Amazon Web Services holds roughly a third of the $152 billion market for cloud services, according to a report by Synergy Research Group.

What caused Amazon’s outage? Will there be more?

A major outage in Amazon’s cloud computing network Tuesday severely disrupted services at a wide range of US companies for hours, raising questions about the vulnerability of the Internet and its concentration in the hands of a few firms.

Customers buy popcorn and other refreshments before watching a movie at the Coolidge Corner Theatre in Brookline.

Small businesses in Mass. are more worried about Omicron than in any other state

A new survey found that 64 percent of owners in Massachusetts fear that the emerging coronavirus variant will hurt their financial recovery, compared to 44 percent nationally.

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A handful of employees back at work in Kayak's Cambridge office.

Local tech firms try find a balance between WFH and the office

Some companies are encouraging in-person collaboration while maintaining flexibility.

A rendering of 100 Forge, a nine-story life sciences building in Watertown's Arsenal Yards that is fully leased before its completion.

More life science companies are heading to Watertown

Five drug startups have signed leases to fill a building still under construction at the site of the old Arsenal Mall.

A street in downtown Boston at the end of the work day, June 28, 2021.

4.2 million Americans quit their jobs in October, as workers search for better opportunities

The high quits numbers are a reflection of what is perhaps the most worker-friendly climate in decades, giving workers the ability to sort through near record levels of job postings.

Tom Cahill, the founder and managing partner of Newpath Partners.

Newpath Partners raises $350 million for second life science fund

Since launching in 2018, Newpath has partnered with more than 15 scientific founders and participated in large funding rounds for the likes of Neumora Therapeutics and Prime Medicine.