Patrick J. McGovern, the founder and chairman of Boston-based International Data Group and a philanthropist who made possible MIT’s McGovern Institute for Brain Research, has died. He was 76.
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Every time you pop the car into gear and pull away from home, work, or out on errands, your vehicle creates a trail of digital data: how far you drive in a year, how much gas you use, even whether you could have taken the MBTA or walked.
Joe Nigro, founder of an on-demand car detailing service called Unsully, is joining the home services startup Handybook as its Boston general manager.
The deal is being called an acquisition, but Unsully had just one full-time employee, and Handybook — which focuses on dispatching house cleaners, painters, and handymen — isn't adding car washes to its menu of services. Terms aren't being announced. Nigro had bootstrapped Unsully since leaving Vsnap, a video messaging startup, in 2013.
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DataXu is seeking to become one of Boston’s next anchor technology companies — that is, around and expanding for a long, long time — and is achieving the growth results to support that goal, chief executive Mike Baker said. Read More