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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?


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 […]

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MIT, Harvard Creates System to Load Web Pages Faster

Waiting around for a web page to load might become a thing of the past. Researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and […]


Dunkin’ Donuts Cuts the Line For Mobile App Users

When you popped into your neighborhood Dunkin’ Donuts this morning, did you leave with everything you were craving? Or did the line of hungry commuters […]

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Ray Tomlinson, the Man Who Invented Email in Cambridge, Dead at 74

Ray Tomlinson, the man who invented email in Cambridge in 1971, has died of an apparent heart attack. He was 74. A native of Brampton, […]

Arts & Entertainment

10 (Literally) Bright, Shiny, and Splashy Pieces from #Techstyle at the MFA

More than 60 one-of-a-kind pieces appear in the MFA’s new exhibit, #techstyle, which looks at how artists and designers are using new technologies to present innovative […]