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Friday, Jun 8, 2018 at 08:21 PM EDT

TechJam Block Party Returning to Boston

TechJam Block Party Returning to Boston

click here. Tickets are available here.">Ben Maitland-Lewis, co-founder Boston TechJam, joins necn. For more info, click here. Tickets are available here.

Friday, Jun 8, 2018 at 08:09 PM EDT

BBJ Report: Facebook Partners With Bunker Hill

BBJ Report: Facebook Partners With Bunker Hill

Facebook partners with Bunker Hill on 'digital skills' initiative."  ">Law and money reporter Kelly O'Brien joins necn to discuss his story, "Facebook partners with Bunker Hill on 'digital skills' initiative."  

Thursday, Jun 7, 2018 at 11:33 PM EDT

Google Pledges Not to Use AI for Weapons or Surveillance

Google Pledges Not to Use AI for Weapons or Surveillance

Google pledged Thursday that it will not use artificial intelligence in applications related to weapons, surveillance that violates international norms, or that works in ways that go against human rights. It...

Thursday, Jun 7, 2018 at 08:52 PM EDT

BBJ Report: Associate Pay Hike at Law Firm

BBJ Report: Associate Pay Hike at Law Firm

One law firm in Boston is hiking associate pay. Will others follow?"">Law and money reporter Greg Ryan joins necn to discuss his story, "One law firm in Boston is hiking associate pay. Will others follow?"

Thursday, Jun 7, 2018 at 05:13 PM EDT

Facebook Bug Made Private Posts of 14 Million Users Public

Facebook Bug Made Private Posts of 14 Million Users Public

A software bug changed the privacy settings of about 14 million Facebook users without their knowledge, causing messages intended for friends or smaller groups to be shared widely with the general public, the...

Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018 at 07:56 PM EDT

BBJ Report: Athenahealth Mulls Sale After CEO Steps Down

BBJ Report: Athenahealth Mulls Sale After CEO Steps Down

Athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush steps down, company mulls sale."">Reporter Jessica Bartlett joins necn to discuss her story, "Athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush steps down, company mulls sale."

Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018 at 03:47 PM EDT

Qatar Airways CEO Sorry for Saying Only a Man Can Do His Job

Qatar Airways CEO Sorry for Saying Only a Man Can Do His Job

The CEO of Qatar Airways apologized Wednesday for suggesting at an aviation meeting a day earlier that men have to lead companies in order for them to be effective. When reporters asked Akbar Al Baker about...

Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018 at 10:59 AM EDT

Facebook to Fund Original News Shows From ABC, CNN, Others

Facebook to Fund Original News Shows From ABC, CNN, Others

Facebook says it will fund original news shows created by such news organizations as ABC, CNN and Mic. The move comes as Facebook plans to kill off its "trending" news section to make way for what it considers...

Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018 at 10:31 AM EDT

Athenahealth CEO Out; Company Exploring Potential Sale

Athenahealth CEO Out; Company Exploring Potential Sale

The co-founder and CEO of Athenahealth is stepping down and the medical billing software company is exploring a potential sale. The resignation of Jonathan Bush is effective immediately. Athenahealth Inc....

Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018 at 09:18 AM EDT

Report: Bertucci's Bought by Planet Hollywood Owner

Report: Bertucci's Bought by Planet Hollywood Owner

Massachusetts-based Bertucci's is being bought by the owner of Planet Hollywood.

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