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Michael B. Farrell

Farrell is a technology reporter for the Business section. He previously served as both editor and reporter for The Christian Science Monitor, and has reported from Asia, the Middle East and throughout the U.S. He is married with two children and lives in Roslindale.

Latest stories

Boston Children’s Hospital comes under repeated cyber attacks

By Michael B. Farrell , Globe Staff

Criminal hackers have attempted to take down the Boston Children’s Hospital website through a series of cyber attacks, hospital officials acknowledged Wednesday.

Mass. courts step into digital era

By Michael B. Farrell , Globe Staff

Massachusetts state courts will begin a pilot program to receive court filing via the Web.

How MIT brainpower returned a dancer to the stage

By Michael B. Farrell , Globe Staff

A team led by a double lower-leg amputee spent the better part of a year designing a battery-powered computerized ankle.

Venture spending returns to dot-com era levels

By Michael B. Farrell , Globe Staff

Tech startups nationwide received some $9.5 billion in new venture funding during the first quarter of 2014.