The Artie Battle on Reddit
Boston.com's Adam Vaccaro does a Reddit AMA on Market Basket
JIM DAVIS/GLOBE STAFF
The continuing Market Basket drama — quick: are you pro-Artie T. or pro-Artie S.? — has captured the attention of many throughout New England. While the Boston Globe Business section coverage has been unrivaled Throughout the entire inter-family battle, Boston.com has been delivering some of the best and most insightful coverage online. Today, Boston.com's Adam Vaccaro did an "Ask Me Anything" on Reddit about the entire Market Basket mess. Read More
Drone Developments
Self-charging stations, smarts, make for a more efficient delivery drone
shutterstock_134137523
Depending on who you ask, package delivery by drone is either looming large in our future or is way off in the distance. While we wait, researchers at MIT are building the parts that will make delivery robots functional and efficient, including battery-swapping stations and algorithms that streamline the way the crafts will think. Read More
The Next Sports Hub
Fancred raises $3 million to become the online gathering for sports fans
BARRY CHIN/GLOBE STAFF
Fancred, the Boston-based mobile and online sports fan hub, announced today that is has received $3 million in funding from a group that includes new investor Breakaway Innovation Group as well as Atlas Ventures and Militello Capital, who participated in the company's $1.5 million seed round. Read More
Sharing economy debate
Airbnb to get a closer look from the Boston City Council
(Shutterstock)
After settling its dispute with parking app Haystack, the Boston City Council will now start to look into "for-profit lodging in personal residences." In particular, the council will hold a hearing to decide if more regulation needs to be put into place for companies like Airbnb, Boston-based FlipKey, HomeAway, and others. Read More