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The Boston Tech 30

Our picks for the most influential movers, shakers, thinkers, and connectors on the local technology scene right now.

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UPS Tests Delivery-by-Drone in Massachusetts

For the delivery industry, which has seen overhauls that include vast storehouses for same-day drop-offs and a rapidly growing challenge to the traditional retail stores, are […]

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Self-Driving Cars Are Coming to Boston

Boston streets: born of haphazard cow paths, as legend has it, occasionally populated by space-savers, and soon, home to driverless cars. Mayor Marty Walsh announced a […]

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MIT Lets You Judge a Book By Reading Through Its Cover

Judging a book by its cover will soon be a thing of the past thanks to MIT. A group of researchers, with help from folks at Georgia […]

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A Winthrop Paramedic’s Wake-Up Call: An Exploding Phone

How was your morning? A Winthrop first-responder got a first-hand look at the perils of faulty electronics over the weekend when his cell phone exploded […]


MIT Media Lab Created Tattoos That Double as On-Skin Devices

Remember when Flash Tattoos were trendy? A group from MIT Media Lab and Microsoft Research just blew those out of the water. Led by MIT’s […]

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The Guy Behind the Most Bizarrely Helpful State-Run Twitter Account in Massachusetts

Campaign and political finance isn’t sexy. On the state and municipal level, it’s less Bernie Sanders’ fire-and-brimstone sermons about Citizens United, and more a selectman candidate properly […]

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Watch This Drone Video Over Boston in Crisp 4k

Can’t afford to shell out hundreds of dollars for a chopper tour over Boston? This might be the next best thing. A videographer from Belmont […]


This New App Has Your Dining Plans Figured Out

The next time you’re indecisive about where to get dinner or drinks around town, you’ll be relieved to know there’s an app for that. Date Seat plans to launch in […]

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Ageism in Tech Takes a Turn for the Wiser

Older workers have talent and plenty of know-how. Finally, Boston’s youth-obsessed tech startups are starting to notice.


Water Treatment Company and Breweries to Make Charles River Beers for HUBweek

The Charles River isn’t the stream of sewage it once was: The EPA gives it a B+ for cleanliness (though that’s down a little from the A- […]

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City of Boston Launches New Site

The City of Boston launched its redesigned website Wednesday: 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, […]