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Looking for (another) Miracle
Revival on Rt. 128? Office spaces still vacant as companies leave for Boston, Cambridge
Photo of Autodesk via Kathryn Eident/Boston
You've heard the talk: Watertown is the new Somerville. Medford is the new Somerville. But missing from this chatter are the voices of cities at the other end of the spectrum, those that may not want to brag about being "The New..." Read More
Another Trip?
eBay to spin off PayPal...Will it work? Look to TripAdvisor
Photo of PayPal's Boston office via PayPal
News comes in today from all quarters that eBay will spin off PayPal, which it acquired in 2002, as its own public company, sometime late in 2015. While the news raises some questions, and answers a few others, the move could breathe fresh life into Paypal which is competing with Apple, Stripe, Square, and others in the mobile payments space. Read More
Water Cooler Gossip
Are you that person in your office? 9 tips to keep your reputation intact
Scene from Office Space (Credit: Van Redin / 20th Century Fox)
By Christina Luconi Being in my field, I get to be part of celebrating the very best of people in the workplace… excitement about new jobs, promotions, raises, new leadership opportunities. I also get to witness some of the poorest judgment in decision making I've ever seen made by adults. Below are some of the ones I've seen multiple times in multiple companies – and my thoughts about how to avoid making similar mistakes yourself. Read More
Big City
Boston suddenly finds itself the state’s tech startup capital
Workers at the start-up Localytics in their offices on Tremont Street. Within the Massachusetts tech community Boston is increasingly the place where young companies are setting down roots. A worker has a view of the State House across Tremont street from the offices. 
(Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff)
Seemingly overnight Boston has become the new startup capital of the state’s tech community, with entrepreneurs moving here for the same reasons many newcomers do: It’s a compact, busy city with convenient public transportation, good restaurants, and lots of people like themselves. Read More