Boston's biggest businesses
In education and health care, the future is about cost and access
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The future is not up and to the right. Yet if you look at two of Massachusetts’ biggest industries — health care and education — that’s the trajectory. Better quality, high pay, strong reputations, expensive new facilities, and breakthrough innovations mean you can charge more, more, more. Read More
Changing the VC model
How can we make the ‘hard stuff’ cool again?
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Last week I met with Leslie Dewan, a young entrepreneur in Cambridge. She’s not working on a mobile app or on software to improve business efficiency. She has a big idea. And it’ll take years to find out whether or not it is even economically viable.

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The Artie Battle on Reddit
Boston.com's Adam Vaccaro does a Reddit AMA on Market Basket
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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
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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