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Twitter may be worth one-third what Elon Musk paid for it last fall as Fidelity marks down investment - Financial services company Fidelity has reduced the market value of its equity stake in Twitter for a third time, now putting it at $6.55 billion. That's down from the nearly $20 billion Fidelity valued its stake at in October.
34 minutes agoAhead of House debt ceiling vote, Biden shores up Democrats and McCarthy scrambles for GOP support -- Hard-fought to the end, the debt ceiling and budget cuts package is heading toward a crucial US House vote on Wednesday.
6 hours agoPay packages for female CEOs fell last year after big gains in 2021, ranks remain thin -- The drop comes after a 26 percent jump in the value of pay packages for female CEOs in 2021, a year when compensation reflected a recovering economy and soaring stock prices and profits.
1 hour agoCEOs got smaller raises. It would still take a typical worker two lifetimes to make their annual pay. -- The slowdown in raises is unlikely to quell mounting criticism that CEO pay has become excessively high and the imbalance between company bosses and rank-and-file workers too wide.
1 hour agoIntroducing the top New England CEOs, venture capitalists, and founders of 2023 -- Our second annual list spotlights leaders who have kept the region's technology scene vibrant in a challenging climate, telling a story about where the industry stands, where it's been, and where it's going.
19 days agoThe Boston tech sector's defining characteristic in 2023? Resilience. -- These entrepreneurs represent what distinguishes the city's tech industry — perseverance, determination, and confidence to take the long view.
19 days agoClimate change is a major problem. These Boston leaders have solutions. -- From fusion power to solid-state batteries to a more eco-friendly steelmaking process, local tech companies are driving sustainable innovation.
19 days agoBy the numbers: A look at jobs, hiring, diversity, and funding in Mass. tech -- The tech industry plays an outsized role in the region's economy, from the flow of venture capital to where workers get their paychecks.
19 days agoNo. 1: These restaurant-focused entrepreneurs are the Toast of tech -- Steve Fredette, Aman Narang, and Jonathan Grimm have built technology to help eateries in Boston and beyond.
19 days agoNo. 3: Yvonne Hao stepped up just in time for Mass. tech
19 days agoHow the list came together
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19 days agoThree years after the Top of the Hub closed, View Boston takes its place
7 days agoFinally, a promising new class of drugs is making its way to Alzheimer's patients
17 days agoLessons in modern-day rent control, 3,000 miles from Boston
23 days agoBoston thrives off the dreams of young people. But can they make it here? Baby boomers and Gen Xers benefited from economic conditions that do not exist for millennials. And by many measures, the path ahead for Gen Z is even more fraught.
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2 months agoAnnouncing the new business newsletter from columnist Larry Edelman
2 months agoFramingham is reinventing itself. Again. -- The On the Street series looks at the past, present, and future of neighborhoods in Greater Boston.
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6 months agoFramingham's public schools offer a pipeline for inclusion
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2 months agoWith SparkCharge, Josh Aviv is providing electric vehicle charging on-demand -- Globe reporter Janelle Nanos sits down with leaders in the city's business community to talk career paths, accomplishments, and visions for Boston's future.
29 days agoSee the Tech Unicorn Tracker - The Boston Globe's tech unicorn tracker lists startups headquartered in Massachusetts that have a valuation of at least $500 million.
29 days agoChina warns of artificial intelligence risks, calls for beefed-up national security measures
34 minutes agoDebt limit deal moves toward House vote despite GOP revolt
5 hours agoMass. saw a 14.6 percent increase in life sciences jobs during pandemic
5 hours agoLiberty Mutual selling Latin American businesses
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