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Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018 at 10:45 PM EST

BBJ Report: 5G Tech Testing

BBJ Report: 5G Tech Testing

Acton-based Affirmed Networks is already testing 5G tech."">Technology reporter Kelly O'Brien joins necn to discuss his story, "Acton-based Affirmed Networks is already testing 5G tech."

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018 at 08:32 PM EST

Tenants Could Be Priced Out of Subsidized Building

Tenants Could Be Priced Out of Subsidized Building

People living in a subsidized rental unit in Somerville, Massachusetts, are being kicked because the owner wants to turn it into a luxury condo complex.

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018 at 11:26 AM EST

Free Doughnuts From Dunkin'? Not So Fast

Free Doughnuts From Dunkin'? Not So Fast

Dunkin' Donuts says a story and clickable coupon being shared widely online that offers free boxes of doughnuts to celebrate its anniversary is false.

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018 at 11:41 AM EST

Revised Lobster Emoji Will Have Correct Number of Legs

Revised Lobster Emoji Will Have Correct Number of Legs

After an outcry, the organization that controls the release of emojis has added two more legs to the forthcoming lobster emoji to make it correct.

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018 at 08:01 AM EST

Edible Arrangements Sues Google Over Rival Ads

Edible Arrangements Sues Google Over Rival Ads

The Connecticut-based fruit bouquet company Edible Arrangements has filed a federal lawsuit against Google, claiming its business is being hurt by rival ads that appear when people use the search engine.

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018 at 05:26 AM EST

Design Unveiled for Pedestrian Bridge to Wynn Casino

Design Unveiled for Pedestrian Bridge to Wynn Casino

Massachusetts officials have unveiled a preliminary design for a 780-foot pedestrian bridge stretching over the Mystic River that would connect Assembly Square in Somerville to the Wynn Casino and Resort in...

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018 at 04:50 AM EST

New Casino CEO Denies Sex Assault Allegations Against Wynn

New Casino CEO Denies Sex Assault Allegations Against Wynn

The new CEO of Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts said he was not aware of any of the sexual misconduct accusations against casino mogul Steve Wynn before they surfaced last month.

Monday, Feb 19, 2018 at 02:36 PM EST

Report: 1 in 3 MBTA Workers Made at Least $100K Last Year

Report: 1 in 3 MBTA Workers Made at Least $100K Last Year

One third of the workers employed by the MBTA earn six-figure salaries, according to a report.

Sunday, Feb 18, 2018 at 04:25 AM EST

Are Female-Led Companies the Answer to Sexual Misconduct?

Are Female-Led Companies the Answer to Sexual Misconduct?

The Weinstein Co. thought it had found a path to survival. A group of investors led by a respected businesswoman offered to acquire the company, rebrand it and install a female-led board of directors. It was an...

Saturday, Feb 17, 2018 at 11:25 PM EST

'Black Panther' Smashed Thursday Night Box Office Records

'Black Panther' Smashed Thursday Night Box Office Records

Marvel Studios' "Black Panther" has already had a record-breaking night and the movie can expect to triple or more its numbers in the coming week, CNBC reported. The first solo movie featuring Marvel's African...

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