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City of Boston Launches New Boston.gov Site

The City of Boston launched its redesigned website Wednesday: Boston.gov. But it’s not done. And it never will be. “If we’re doing our job right, […]

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Uber Is Delivering Ice Cream On-Demand on Friday

Gone are the (hot) days of patiently waiting for the ice cream truck to make its rounds. In today’s world, your frozen treat cravings can […]

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Someone Reported a Pokémon to City Hall’s 311 Service

Pokémon Go, the mobile game that’s launched thousands of nostalgic Millennials wandering aimlessly into oncoming traffic in search of a Meowth, has taken Boston by […]

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Boston Ranked One of the World’s Best Tech Cities

The Silicon Valley area is familiar to a global audience as a mecca of tech innovation, with startups and established tech companies from Apple to Google, […]

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New Boston Dynamics Robot Can Bring You Beer (Sort Of)

You’ve seen Spot run, now you can watch its younger sibling do that and then some. Boston Dynamics unveiled its latest robotic creation, the SpotMini, […]

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GeoOrbital’s Electric Wheel Makes Bicycling a Breeze

No more breaking a sweat during your morning commute—a new type of wheel from GeoOrbital will give your standard bike some extra power. The Cambridge-based startup’s idea is […]

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Greenfield Is Creating Its Own Internet

When Greenfield mayor Bill Martin realized 40 percent of the town didn’t have access to internet, he had an idea—he’d create his own. Five years ago, […]

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Residents of Massachusetts Can’t Spell Their Own State Name

Well, this is embarrassing. In honor of the National Spelling Bee Championships, Google Trends released the top “how to spell” results for each state. While […]

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Shiva Ayyadurai Sues Gawker for $35 Million for Saying He Didn’t Invent Email

A Cambridge man and MIT graduate who claims to have invented email in the late ’70s is suing Gawker Media for $35 million, alleging one of its sites […]

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DNA Wars in Cambridge

Three Cambridge biotech startups want to change the world with the power of DNA.

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Mayor Marty Walsh Announces Partnership Between Boston, Verizon

Mayor Marty Walsh has announced a new partnership with Verizon to provide better broadband access across the city. The deal will involve replacing its current […]

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Power Lunch: Steve Chambers, CEO of Jibo

Are you prepared for a social-robot invasion?

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Kuvée ‘Smart Wine Bottle’ Brings Home Restaurant Quality Pours by the Glass

After two decades developing startup companies, Vijay Manwani decided to pursue a project of passion. The self-proclaimed wine snob and certified master taster is ready to […]

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Google Reportedly Selling off Boston Dynamics After Spooky Video

Google’s parent company, Alphabet, is reportedly selling off Boston Dynamics, a move viewed as a retreat from robotics for the tech giant. Alphabet executives concluded […]

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Apple Objects to FBI’s Request to Hack iPhone in Boston Gang Case

Apple and the FBI are butting heads once again, this time over a case involving one of Boston’s most notorious gangs. According to the Boston […]