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Uber India Introduces New Safety Feature: The SOS Button

Uber India announced that it will introduce an SOS button to its apps, a feature that allows riders to give police crucial information in case of […]

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Discover Boston’s Hidden History With This App on Kickstarter

Inspiration struck Christian Samito while running through Brookline in 2013. While most people who pass Zaftigs in Brookline may be thinking about brunch and knishes, Samito spotted the […]

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Gov. Baker’s Proposed Regulations Would Be a Win for Uber and Lyft

Since launching in Massachusetts, Uber has vocally fought efforts made by states and cities to regulate the burgeoning e-hailing industry. But when Gov. Charlie Baker proposed […]

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Babson Student Develops ‘PICCPerfect’ Medical Dressings

Spring semester sophomore year, Emily Levy wore a toeless sock around her arm—to class, weddings, sorority parties, and presentations. She wasn’t trying to make a […]

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New Boston Public Garden App Offers Interactive Tours

You would think that snow-blind Bostonians who are still shell-shocked after the most crippling winter in the city’s history wouldn’t need much coaxing to go enjoy a […]

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Q&A: Turing Award-Winner Michael Stonebraker

Michael Stonebraker, a researcher and adjunct professor of computer science and engineering at MIT, was recognized last month by the Association for Computing Machinery for […]

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The Power of Ideas: Therese Murray

With Mass-Ignite, the former state Senate president is bringing international companies to the Bay State.

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Valley Speak

A local tech guru helps HBO’s hit startup sitcom speak the right code.

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When Are Taxis Cheaper than Uber?

Uber, the service that lets you summon and pay for car service using a smartphone, alleges that it is both more convenient and often cheaper […]

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What If MIT Delivered Acceptance Letters By Drone?

MIT, always forward thinking, has envisioned a stark, dystopian future of college admissions, one where strange, heavy objects fall out of the sky, bringing news […]

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Humans at MIT Are Using GIFs to Teach Computers About Feelings

Wired recently profiled a couple of guys at the MIT Media Lab, both of whom are working together to utilize GIFs in a whole new way. […]

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Chelmsford-Based Axis Communications Will Lead Video Security at the Oscars

A Massachusetts-based company is getting a little taste of Hollywoodland. Axis Communications, a Swedish firm with its North American headquarters in Chelmsford, is lending their video […]

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Running With The Bulls

See these tech predictions for 2015.

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‘Slobbr’ App Will Connect Dog Lovers With Information for Their Pet

A group of local dog lovers is trying to raise money to create a space for people with pets that they can call their own—in […]

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President Obama, British Prime Minister Launch ‘Cambridge Vs. Cambridge’

In a battle of intellect and technology with some of the smartest people in England, President Barack Obama is putting his faith behind students at […]