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Boston Ranks Among Worst Cities for Mobile Network Performance

Did nobody hit you up over the weekend? Don’t fret—blame it on our lousy cell service. Boston ranked among the worst cities for mobile network performance, […]

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There’s an All-Female Ride-Sharing App Called Safr in Boston

Looking for a new ride-sharing app? Safr is coming to Boston. The app is currently in the soft launch phase, with a full-blown debut planned for later this month. […]

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Amazon’s Brick-and-Mortar Bookstore in Dedham Opens This Week

Amazon’s first cutting-edge, brick-and-mortar bookstore in Massachusetts is set to open in Dedham’s Legacy Place on Tuesday. The bookstore, billed as a “physical extension” of […]

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Leaked Video Shows Boston Dynamics’ New Robot, Here to Haunt Your Dreams

It’s been quite some time since we caught a fresh glimpse of the nightmare-inducing humanoid robots dreamt up by the folks over at Boston Dynamics. […]

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These Jobs May Get You a Date on Tinder

If you’re single, ready to mingle, and have one of these careers, you may be poised to find love on Tinder. The ubiquitous dating app […]

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MIT Alum, Hollywood Lawyer Who Helped Kill Gawker File New Libel Suit in Boston

Dr. Shiva Ayyadurai, the MIT alum who purportedly invented email at age 14, filed a $15 million libel suit Thursday against the tech website Techdirt […]


New Balance Unveils Its First-Ever Wearables

No longer just a sneaker company, New Balance unveiled Wednesday its first-ever wearable devices. The product drop includes the RunIQ, a smartwatch “made by runners, […]

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Are Your Morals the Same as a Self-Driving Car’s? MIT Wants to Know

A self-driving car experiences brake failure as it approaches a crosswalk. If it continues straight, it will collide with a concrete barricade, killing the female doctor […]


Local App ‘Lose It’ Offers New Feature: ‘Snap It’

A local app could be the answer to your winter diet woes.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook to Deliver 2017 MIT Commencement Address

Apple chief executive Tim Cook will deliver MIT’s 2017 commencement address, the school announced Thursday afternoon. Cook joined Apple in 1998 and was named CEO […]


Iron Heart Canning Has Your Favorite Craft Breweries In the Can

It was just after 8:30 a.m., but workers at Aeronaut Brewing Co. were already sloshing around puddles of sterilized water in the taproom, packing up branded, cardboard trays in […]

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Boston to Begin Testing Self-Driving Cars in the Seaport

Self-driving cars are coming to Boston sooner than you may think. The city inked a deal with Cambridge’s nuTonomy to begin testing its autonomous vehicles at the […]

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Massachusetts Googles ‘How To Delete Tinder’ More Than Any Other State

Frustration with Tinder is arguably a widespread experience, but in Massachusetts, we’re pretty desperate to delete the dating app. Apparently, Massholes need a little guidance when it […]

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Bill Belichick Hates the NFL’s Microsoft Surface Tablets: ‘I’m Done’

Bill Belichick isn’t a fan of more than a few things: losing, sleeves, the Jets’ front office, tardiness, smiling. The list goes on and on, and […]

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President Obama Sat Down with MIT’s Joi Ito for Wired

Feel free to disagree with Barack Obama on policy. But there should be no question, except to the deeply cynical, that he makes for a […]