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Tuesday, Apr 30, 2019 at 05:05 PM EDT

GE Expects $224M Hit After Grounding of Boeing Flights

GE Expects $224M Hit After Grounding of Boeing Flights

Law and Money Reporter Greg Ryan joins necn to discuss his story, " GE expects $224M hit after Boeing grounds flights."

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 12:29 PM EDT

Event for Brazilian Leader Tests Companies on LGBT Rights

Event for Brazilian Leader Tests Companies on LGBT Rights

Marriott International, among many big corporations, has gone on record in support of the LGBT community. Its CEO, Arne Sorenson, has been one of the most vocal defenders of LGBT rights in recent years as...

Tuesday, Apr 30, 2019 at 08:28 AM EDT

Daimler to Stop Selling Electric Smart Cars in US, Canada

Daimler to Stop Selling Electric Smart Cars in US, Canada

German automaker Daimler will stop selling its all-electric Smart EQ fortwo cars in the United States and Canada, according to a company spokesman. The company will stop selling Smart in the two countries...

Monday, Apr 29, 2019 at 10:33 PM EDT

New Grant Funding to Support Life Sciences Projects

New Grant Funding to Support Life Sciences Projects

Travis McCready, president and CEO of the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, joins necn to discuss the latest news in the industry.

Monday, Apr 29, 2019 at 06:58 PM EDT

BBJ Report: Goodwin Not Slacking Off Out West

BBJ Report: Goodwin Not Slacking Off Out West

With new client, Goodwin shows it’s not slacking off out west."  ">Law and money reporter Greg Ryan joins necn to discuss his story, "With new client, Goodwin shows it’s not slacking off out west."  

Monday, Apr 29, 2019 at 06:40 PM EDT

Wall Street Banks Boycott Brunei-Owned Hotels

Wall Street Banks Boycott Brunei-Owned Hotels

A growing list of multinational banks are banning employees from staying at hotels owned by the Sultan of Brunei, where homosexuality and adultery is punishable by death. J.P. Morgan, Goldman Sachs and others —...

Monday, Apr 29, 2019 at 03:44 PM EDT

Burger King Plans to Release Impossible Whopper Nationwide

Burger King Plans to Release Impossible Whopper Nationwide

After a successful trial run, Burger King announced Monday that it plans to release its Impossible Whopper nationwide. By the end of the year, the plant-based burger will be available in all of Burger King's...

Monday, Apr 29, 2019 at 04:32 PM EDT

Mass. is 'Aggressively Courting' RI-Based Hasbro: Raimondo

Mass. is 'Aggressively Courting' RI-Based Hasbro: Raimondo

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo says Massachusetts officials are "aggressively courting" Pawtucket-based Hasbro, to lure the toy company across the border. The Democrat told WPRO-AM on Monday she's confident...

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 01:25 PM EDT

Marriott to Expand Further Into Home-Sharing

Marriott to Expand Further Into Home-Sharing

Marriott is pushing more heavily into home-sharing, confident that its combination of luxury properties and loyalty points can lure travelers away from rivals like Airbnb. The world's biggest hotel company will...

Monday, Apr 29, 2019 at 10:12 AM EDT

Southwest Learned 737 Max Safety Alert Was Off After Crash

Southwest Learned 737 Max Safety Alert Was Off After Crash

Boeing did not tell Southwest Airlines, its largest 737 Max customer, that a standard safety feature designed to warn pilots about malfunctioning sensors had been deactivated on the jets. The safety feature is...

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