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Lackluster earnings reports show Big Tech’s golden age is fading

After a decade of largesse, the biggest tech companies are casting off their reputations as places that offer lifetime employment with free food and high salaries.

Apple, Google urged by Democratic senator to remove TikTok from app stores

While a number of Republican lawmakers have urged a TikTok ban, Colorado Senator Michael Bennet is one of the few Democrats senators to propose such a drastic measure against the app, which is particularly popular among young people.

3-D printing firm Desktop Metal cuts workforce by 15 percent

The 3-D printing company — which operates two facilities in Burlington, one in Wilmington, and one in Woburn — did not disclose how many Mass. workers would be impacted, but CEO Ric Fulop called it “more of a global adjustment.”

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Massachusetts installing more reliable EV chargers on highways

Fast electric vehicle chargers have been installed at an I-95 rest stop in Lexington and are coming to Newton and Barnstable as the state seeks to convince droves of drivers to shift to EVs by 2030.

Athenahealth announces layoffs, possible office move

Athenahealth is just the latest local tech firm to suffer layoffs as the sector buckles under the weight of pandemic-era growth and uncertain market conditions.

DraftKings cuts 140 jobs amid widespread tech sector layoffs

Unlike many other companies making job cuts this year, the Boston firm's workforce reduction was not due to slowing business or concerns about the economy.

Boston cybersecurity firm Rapid7 could be for sale, stock soars

The depressed stock prices of all kinds of tech companies could lead to an increase in mergers and acquisitions activity.

Gloucester coffee startup Cometeer hits bitter stretch, cuts staff

The company, which was founded in 2015, sells flash-frozen pods of high-end coffee and has raised about $100 million of venture capital.