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GE stock has sustained a 12 percent slide since chief executive Larry Culp announced the split three weeks ago.

GE investors greet CEO’s breakup plan with a $15 billion shrug

Shares fell 3.5 percent at Tuesday’s close, resulting in a 12 percent slide since chief executive Larry Culp made the surprise announcement about the split three weeks earlier.

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell testified during a hearing before the House Financial Services Committee Wednesday.

Powell: Fed ‘not at all sure’ inflation will fade next year

"Inflation has been more persistent and higher than we’ve expected,” the Fed chief told the House Financial Services Committee Tuesday.

A sign at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. A disinformation network with ties to China used hundreds of fake social media accounts — including one belonging to a fictitious Swiss biologist — to spread an unfounded claim that the United States pressured scientists to blame China for the coronavirus, Facebook said Wednesday.

Facebook reveals broad takedown of global disinformation networks, including some tied to anti-vaccine groups and state actors

Together, the cat-and-mouse game described in the company’s monthly threat report continues to demonstrate how social media is an active battlefield where governments and motivated parties continue to attempt to manipulate public opinion.

Moderna shares drop after company loses appeal over drug-delivery patents

The ruling could make Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine vulnerable to infringement suits.

CEO Bob Mumgaard at Commonwealth Fusion Systems in Cambridge.

Cambridge energy startup smashes Massachusetts record for venture capital

Commonwealth Fusion Systems has raised $1.8 billion to advance a new kind of fusion reactor. It's the biggest private funding round for a Massachusetts company.

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COVID-19 vaccines rest on a table at Bucklin Park in Providence in August.

R.I. to release a COVID-19 vaccine passport app

The app will include a QR code that can be scanned to confirm that the individual is fully vaccinated.

Spoiler Alert co-founders Ricky Ashenfelter, CEO, and Emily Malina, Chief Product Officer, in their offices. As the food chain has been upended by the pandemic, their local company has been working with major food brands to make sense of the crisis.

MIT-founded food waste startup Spoiler Alert finds its stride amid supply chain woes

Boston-based software company that helps food companies keep excess products out of landfills has grown fast amid pandemic supply-chain woes.

Vertex Pharmaceuticals signage is displayed at the entrance to the company's building in Boston.

Vertex to advance kidney disease drug after positive early data

It’s an important advance for the Boston biotech, which has been trying to diversify its business beyond cystic fibrosis treatments.