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Facebook parent Meta slashes another 10,000 jobs

Meta and other tech companies have been hiring aggressively for at least two years and in recent months have begun to let some of those workers go.

Boston’s tech, life science, and nonprofit communities hail SVB rescue, but worries persist

A wide swath of businesses in Greater Boston got a jolt of relief Monday as federal regulators moved to free deposits at Silicon Valley Bank, the failed California institution known for its services to startups, investors, and nonprofits.

‘We should have got the hell out of dodge’: SVB customers line up at Wellesley branch

The Wellesley branch of Silicon Valley Bank was a scene of crowding and confusion on Monday morning, as dozens of customers lined up to withdraw money and close accounts at the failed California-based bank.

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Four days in startup land: Boston entrepreneurs, VCs reflect on SVB and what’s ahead

Startups and tech investors are accustomed to dealing with a dozen types of risk daily. Now, there's a new one they have to plan for.


R.I. health tech startup aims to reach pediatric anxiety patients where they are

Braver, founded by doctors at Bradley Hospital, deploys coaches to help in specific situations that kids may find challenging.

Making deepfake videos is getting cheaper and easier thanks to AI

Many of the tools to create the realistic faked videos are available to everyday consumers — even on smartphone apps, and often for little to no money.

Silicon Valley Bank collapse sets off blame game in tech industry

For once, the crisis didn’t seem to revolve around a cryptocurrency company.

‘This hit like a ton of bricks’: Troubles at Silicon Valley Bank ripple across Boston tech scene

Startups and investors who depended on SVB face the reality that their accounts are frozen after the California-based bank, a key player in the tech economy, was seized by regulators.