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Daniel F. Conley
Just before the statute of limitations expired, the Suffolk County DA convicted “John Doe” of a 1992 rape based solely on a DNA profile. In 2008 Mr. Doe was found to be Doward Forbes, whose DNA turned up as a match. Forbes was sentenced to 30 years.

Nuance Communications
If you dig the iPhone 4S and talking with Siri — the phone’s automated personal assistant — send your thanks to this Burlington-based company. Apple reportedly uses its proprietary voice-recognition software.

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