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Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 07:47 AM EDT

Sen. Elizabeth Warren: Trade Deals Help Companies, Not Workers

Sen. Elizabeth Warren: Trade Deals Help Companies, Not Workers

Sen. Elizabeth Warren believes that U.S. trade policies "have not been written to enrich Americans." In an interview with CNBC's Jim Cramer, the Massachusetts Democrat criticized trade deals that prioritize...

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 11:54 PM EDT

BBJ Report: Bird Shuts Down Flock of Scooters

BBJ Report: Bird Shuts Down Flock of Scooters

Bird shuts down flock of local scooters in 'show of good faith.'"  ">Law and money reporter Kelly O'Brien joins necn to discuss his story, "Bird shuts down flock of local scooters in 'show of good faith.'"  

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 11:22 PM EDT

Tesla Whistleblower Tweets About Allegedly Flawed Cars

Tesla Whistleblower Tweets About Allegedly Flawed Cars

Tesla whistleblower Martin Tripp is tweeting internal emails, photos and vehicle identification numbers that he says are evidence of flawed manufacturing practices at Tesla's battery factory, and product sold by...

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 07:47 PM EDT

'I Was Outraged': Man Hangs Protest Sign Near Sam Adams

'I Was Outraged': Man Hangs Protest Sign Near Sam Adams

A sign protesting Sam Adams because of its founder's statements in favor of Donald Trump is brewing controversy in Boston's Jamaica Plain neighborhood. The sign reads, "Shame Sam Adams [heart] Trump Shame." J...

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 04:20 PM EDT

Dow Falls More Than 100 Points as Tech Stocks, Macy's Slide

Dow Falls More Than 100 Points as Tech Stocks, Macy's Slide

U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday as declines in tech shares and Macy's dampened investor sentiment. Equities also followed overseas stocks lower. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 136 points, while the S&P...

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 10:15 PM EDT

MassChallenge: Kushae, Rootastes and Learning Seeds

MassChallenge: Kushae, Rootastes and Learning Seeds

MassChallenge is the largest startup accelerator program in the world. Finalists Kimba Williams, co-founder and CEO of Kushae; Mint Pattanan, co-founder and CEO of Rootastes; and Erica Key, founder and chief...">MassChallenge is the largest startup accelerator program in the world. Finalists Kimba Williams, co-founder and CEO of Kushae; Mint Pattanan, co-founder and CEO of Rootastes; and Erica Key, founder and chief...

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 12:26 PM EDT

Rising Concern? After Straws, Balloons Get More Scrutiny

Rising Concern? After Straws, Balloons Get More Scrutiny

Now that plastic straws may be headed for extinction, could Americans' love of balloons be deflated? The joyous celebration of releasing balloons into the air has long bothered environmentalists, who say the...

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 12:08 PM EDT

MoviePass Parent Company Lost $100 Million in the Second Quarter

MoviePass Parent Company Lost $100 Million in the Second Quarter

MoviePass' parent company, Helios and Matheson Analytics, lost $100 million in the second quarter, according to its most recent quarterly report filed late Tuesday, on pace to blow through its remaining...

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 09:19 AM EDT

Ford to Spend About $740M to Redevelop Detroit Train Depot

Ford to Spend About $740M to Redevelop Detroit Train Depot

Ford Motor Co. plans to spend roughly $740 million renovating Detroit's long vacant train depot and redeveloping other area properties for research and development of self-driving vehicles. The Dearborn-based...

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 09:34 PM EDT

BBJ Report: Spencer Brewery Monks Contemplate Tasting Room

BBJ Report: Spencer Brewery Monks Contemplate Tasting Room

Spencer Brewery monks contemplate a tasting room."  ">Jessica Bartlett joins necn to discuss her story, "Spencer Brewery monks contemplate a tasting room."  

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