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Boston Dynamics’ Robot Does Backflips Now and We’re Scared

  Hug your children. The era of the hostile robot takeover inched closer this week, as Boston Dynamics released an ominous new video from the company’s lair […]

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The Robots Are Coming

That is, unless a handful of local AI wizards can stop them.

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Job Fair for Visually Impaired Highlights Homogeneity of Options in Boston Job Market

After the handshake comes the elevator pitch. If that goes well, it’s on to the informational chit chat and the business card exchange. The job […]

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Boston Was Ranked America’s Best City for Startups

Sorry Silicon Valley, you’ll have to speak up. We can’t hear you over the innovation that’s booming from Boston’s nation-leading startup culture. For the second […]

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Flour Bakery Is Coming out With a Rewards App

It’s not just cafés in Harvard Square, Cambridgeport, and Back Bay that Flour Bakery has added in the last year. Joanne Chang’s empire has also grown […]

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Bright Young Things

Gates and Zuckerberg started here. Who’s next?

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Five Elevator Pitches for Bringing Amazon to Boston

Amazon fever has swept the country. Earlier this month, Jeff Bezos announced that the company will invest $5 billion into a second headquarters, dubbed HQ2, […]

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Mass. Brewers Guild Launches a New App

Back in the day, did you have a “beer passport” crumpled in your pocket to collect stamps from (and brag about) all the breweries you […]

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Facebook to Add 500 Employees In Cambridge

Cambridge’s booming tech scene is getting another boost. Facebook has announced plans to add 500 employees to its Cambridge office, according to the Boston Globe. […]

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Vermont Has the Most Toxic Internet Commenters

They may have a reputation as a bunch of craft beer-sipping, peace-loving hippies, but at home, on their computers, the residents of Vermont are a […]

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New Hampshire Man Says Siri Saved His Life After His Mother’s Cottage Exploded

A New Hampshire man is thanking Siri after he says the iPhone’s voice-activated virtual assistant helped rescue him from a home explosion. Christopher Beaucher, of Springfield, […]

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The MIT Media Lab Made a Camera That Records Scents

When Manisha Mohan moved from India to Boston for the graduate program at MIT’s Media Lab, she struggled with homesickness. She missed the chatter of […]

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The Freepoint Hotel Is Bringing Your Favorite Podcasts to Cambridge

Are you always asking your friends for new podcast recommendations? Maybe it’s time to plan a staycation in Cambridge. The brand new Freepoint Hotel debuted a […]

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There’s a Total Solar Eclipse Coming in August

Get your telescopes ready: There’s a solar eclipse coming. On August 21 from around 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., a partial eclipse will be visible […]

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Bridj Is Shutting Down

Bridj, the Newbury Street-based on-demand shuttle service once thought a potential replacement for late-night T service, is shutting down. In a Medium post Sunday, CEO […]