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Bike and scooter-sharing startups leave trail of questions in local cities Startups from China and Silicon Valley are in a global war to get us all hooked on new forms of urban transportation, and local governments are starting to look like collateral damage. On Friday, city officials from Quincy, Cambridge and Somerville were a | Jul 20, 2018 6:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cambridge's Agios wins FDA approval for second cancer drug The FDA approved a cancer drug from Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc. on Friday after a Phase 1 clinical study found it aided a small group of patients suffering from a rare type of leukemia. Cambridge-based Agios (Nasdaq: AGIO) is developing treatments for seve | Jul 20, 2018 6:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Boston car-sharing startup Lula Rides to relocate to Miami Lula Rides, a Boston-based car-sharing startup that connects college students to other students who want to rent their vehicles, plans to relocate to Miami by May 2019. Lula Rides President Michael Vega-Sanz told the South Florida Business Journal that th | Jul 20, 2018 4:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Massachusetts labor pool hits an 11-year high The states labor pool hasnt been this full since before the financial crisis, the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development reported Friday. Massachusetts labor force participation rate hit 66.9 percent in June, half a percentage point higher th | Jul 20, 2018 3:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Boston Scientific buys California stroke prevention startup for $220M Boston Scientific Corp. announced Thursday that it will pay $220 million to buy Claret Medical Inc. and the system it has developed that reduces the risk of stroke during certain heart surgeries by 63 percent. Santa Rosa, California-based Claret received | Jul 20, 2018 2:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Three-alarm fire displaces 16 in Codman Square; one injured in earlier Mattapan blaze Reporter StaffThe smoke was already heavy by the time fire crews arrived at 320 Talbot Ave. Boston Fire Department photoSixteen people were displaced in a Friday morning three-alarm fire at a mixed-use Talbot Avenue building in Codman Square, Boston Fire
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State Street makes tech splash with $2.6B Charles River buy State Street Corp. said Friday it will buy Burlington-based investment management software maker Charles River Systems Inc. for $2.6 billion, a deal meant to bring the banking giant closer to its goal of being a market leader in financial services technol | Jul 20, 2018 10:31 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
BBJ fetes CFOs of the Year for collaboration, accomplishments The Boston Business Journal held its annual CFO of the Year awards program at the Boston Seaport Hotel on Thursday, where more than 370 finance and accounting professionals gathered to honor the region's top chief financial officers. Tom May, chairman eme | Jul 20, 2018 09:48 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Report: Indigo Ag raising up to $300M in new round Charlestown-based Indigo Ag Inc. is looking to raise up to $300 million in a new round of funding, according to a report from market research company PitchBook Data. In its report on Thursday, PitchBook also estimated that Indigo could be valued at up to | Jul 20, 2018 09:42 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Viewpoint: Mass. health care legislation must contain costs for employers, consumers In a recent poll, Massachusetts voters were rightly proud of what the commonwealth has done to lead the nation in ensuring people have access to high-quality health care. But they are understandably concerned about our inability so far to effectively cont | Jul 20, 2018 09:39 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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