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Chang speaks about creating two nonprofits during the pandemic to help feed frontline workers and to deliver groceries to restaurant workers in need. (Produced by Anush Elbakyan/Globe Staff, Edited by Anush Elbakyan/Globe Staff, Camera: Caitlin Healy/Globe Staff, Shelby Lum/Globe Staff)
Murals across Lynn have changed the look of downtown
Beyond Walls has put up dozens of murals throughout downtown Lynn in an effort to reimagine the city's image. (Shelby Lum/Globe Staff)

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Surveillance cameras manufactured by Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Co. are mounted on a post at a testing station near the company's headquarters in Hangzhou, China. The surveillance equipment, widely used in US schools, would be banned under an FCC proposal, which also targets products by four other Chinese electronics companies.

FCC proposes ban on Chinese surveillance cameras, other products

The FCC said it also may revoke its previous authorization for equipment from the companies, a step that could force schools and other US customers to replace the camera systems.

Companies are questioning the value of flying workers in for face-to-face meetings.

Many executives don’t expect business travel to return to pre-pandemic levels for several years — if ever

Local employers on average estimate that only 14 percent of their pre-pandemic air travel will return by July 1.

Dr. Sekar Kathiresan is chief executive of Verve Therapeutics.

Verve’s shares soar as Cambridge biotech makes its stock market debut

Verve sold more than 14 million shares in its IPO, raising nearly $267 million from investors enthusiastic about its novel approach to treating cardiovascular disease with the genome-editing tool CRISPR.

For hacked companies, paying a ransom may not work: Many say they paid but were attacked again

Most victims who paid got their data back, but 46 percent of them found that some or all of the data had been corrupted, making it difficult or impossible to use.

A hiring sign shown in Vernon Hills, Ill., on June 11. Barely more than a year after the coronavirus caused the steepest economic fall and job losses on record, the speed of the rebound has been so unexpectedly swift that many companies can't fill jobs or acquire enough supplies to meet a pent-up burst of customer demand.

US jobless claims tick up to 412,000 from a pandemic low

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week for the first time since April despite widespread evidence that the economy and the job market are rebounding steadily from the pandemic recession.

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Cybercriminals appear to be favoring ransomware attacks on less well protected organizations.

What is the risk to personal information during a cyberattack?

Last month, Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro wrote letters to thousands of patients disclosing that it had recently paid a ransom to protect a large store of patients’ personal information.

Flags are raised outside the Hong Kong Exchange Square building in Central of Hong Kong on Oct. 9, 2019.

Internet outages briefly disrupt access to websites, apps

A wave of brief internet outages hit the websites and apps of dozens of financial institutions, airlines and other companies across the globe Thursday.

Monitors are left on desks after police confiscated the computers as evidence in the newsroom at Apple Daily headquarters in Hong Kong, Thursday, June 17, 2021.

Hong Kong raids newspaper offices, arrests editor, executives under security law

Hong Kong police on Thursday morning arrested five Apple Daily executives, including its chief executive and chief editor, under the national security law and raided the offices of the pro-democracy tabloid.