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Saturday, Jun 16, 2018 at 04:05 AM EDT

Nike Sorry After Naval Academy Says Logo Resembles Crest

Nike Sorry After Naval Academy Says Logo Resembles Crest

Nike Inc. apologized after the U.S. Naval Academy in Maryland said the similarities between a logo for a clothing line and the academy's historic seal are undeniable. Nike said in a statement Friday that...

Friday, Jun 15, 2018 at 11:50 PM EDT

BBJ Report: Group Accuses Harvard of Burying Admissions Bias

BBJ Report: Group Accuses Harvard of Burying Admissions Bias

Digital Editor Max Stendahl joins necn to discuss his story, " Harvard ‘buried’ internal report that found admissions bias, group says in lawsuit."

Friday, Jun 15, 2018 at 06:00 PM EDT

Boston Mayor Signs Ordinance Regulating Short-Term Rentals

Boston Mayor Signs Ordinance Regulating Short-Term Rentals

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh has signed into law regulations aimed at cracking down on investors who buy housing units to list on short-term rental platforms like Airbnb.

Friday, Jun 15, 2018 at 04:12 PM EDT

Boston to Spend $400K on Seaport Gondola Study

Boston to Spend $400K on Seaport Gondola Study

The city of Boston is set to spend $400,000 on a study to determine whether to build a gondola system in the Seaport District.

Friday, Jun 15, 2018 at 03:26 PM EDT

Third Graders No Longer Allowed to Provide Yelp Reviews

Third Graders No Longer Allowed to Provide Yelp Reviews

Yelp is shutting down accounts used by a Boston teacher to post rave restaurant reviews written by her third-grade students.

Friday, Jun 15, 2018 at 01:36 PM EDT

Winners and Losers in Boston's New Airbnb Rules

Winners and Losers in Boston's New Airbnb Rules

The Boston Globe’s Shirley Leung on winners and losers in Boston’s new Airbnb policy, whether the public has the right to know more about the resignation of the Harvard Pilgrim CEO and implications...

Friday, Jun 15, 2018 at 01:25 PM EDT

Will Biz Community Embrace Kraft's World Cup Efforts?

Will Biz Community Embrace Kraft's World Cup Efforts?

Greater Boston Chamber CEO Jim Rooney on Canada trade, the Bio bill, the traffic stopping protest over minimum wage, ballot questions, World Cup Soccer and thoughts about whether the MBTA should get more...

Friday, Jun 15, 2018 at 01:34 PM EDT

How Will Trade Tensions Affect New England?

How Will Trade Tensions Affect New England?

Consul Frank Ruddock, who heads Political and Economic Affairs for the Canadian Consulate in Boston, talks about growing trade tensions between the US and Canada and the potential implications here in New...

Friday, Jun 15, 2018 at 12:37 PM EDT

Why Many Americans Aren't Benefiting From Strong US Economy

Why Many Americans Aren't Benefiting From Strong US Economy

"The economy," Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell declared this week, "is doing very well." And it is. Steady hiring has shrunk unemployment to 3.8 percent — the lowest since the 1960's. Consumers are...

Friday, Jun 15, 2018 at 04:29 AM EDT

Google Barely Moves Needle on Gender, Diversity in Workforce

Google Barely Moves Needle on Gender, Diversity in Workforce

Google barely raised the number of women and under-represented minorities among its ranks, while it got less white and more Asian over the past year, according to the search giant's fifth annual diversity...

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