Good News and Bad News for MBTA Underground Cell Phone Service

Good News: MBTA Will Have Full Cell Phone Reception Underground by End of the Year. Bad news: AT&T and T-Mobile are the only carriers that are planning to expand their coverage to the full system. (Verizon offers coverage at and between four downtown locations but hasn’t announced plans to expand.)  []

Houghton Mifflin Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy. The company and its affiliates filed for bankruptcy after agreeing to eliminate more than $3 billion of debt. It’s Houghton Mifflin’s second major restructuring in 2 1/2 years.  [CNBC]

Members of Congress No Longer Talk Like Juniors in High School. They’re now talking like sophomores in high school, according to a recent analysis of the Congressional Record by the Sunlight Foundation.  [WBUR]

Sheryl Sandberg Will Speak at Harvard Business School. Sandberg, the chief operating officer of Facebook, will speak at the school on Wednesday, less than a week after Facebook launched its IPO.  [Boston Business Journal]

Commencement Speeches: Google’s Eric Schmidt at BU, Larry Lucchino at Bentley, Jane Lynch at Smith College. It’s college commencement speech season, and this weekend wasn’t short on words from the wise (and the humorous). Google executive chairman Eric Smith spoke to BU, Larry Luchino delivered at Bentley, and Jane Lynch did her thing at Smith College. Watch: