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Monday, Nov 27, 2017 at 08:32 PM EST

BBJ Report: Boston Startup Raises $15M

BBJ Report: Boston Startup Raises $15M

Technology reporter Kelly O'Brien joins necn to discuss his article, "Boston startup aiming for more precise weather prediction raises $15M."

Monday, Nov 27, 2017 at 06:32 PM EST

Local Brick-and-Mortar Stores Join in on Cyber Monday Deals

Local Brick-and-Mortar Stores Join in on Cyber Monday Deals

Cyber Monday could end up being the largest online shopping day in American history. Adobe Analytics is predicting more than $6 billion in sales in 24 hours.

Monday, Nov 27, 2017 at 07:33 PM EST

Facebook Turns to AI to Help Prevent Suicides

Facebook Turns to AI to Help Prevent Suicides

Facebook is turning to artificial intelligence to detect if someone might be contemplating suicide. Facebook already has mechanisms for flagging posts from people thinking about harming themselves. The new...

Monday, Nov 27, 2017 at 07:37 PM EST

Black Friday Gun Background Checks Break Records

Black Friday Gun Background Checks Break Records

Fear of a crackdown following recent massacres in Las Vegas and Texas appears to be one of the reasons Black Friday was a banner day for gun buyers, with the FBI reporting a record 203,086 background checks for...

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 at 02:13 PM EST

Effort to Oust Trump Name, Management in Luxury Panama Hotel

Effort to Oust Trump Name, Management in Luxury Panama Hotel

Owners of the Trump International Hotel in Panama are working to strip President Donald Trump's name from the 70-story building and fire the hotel management company run by Trump's family. The property once paid...

Monday, Nov 27, 2017 at 02:27 PM EST

Meredith Buying Time Inc. With Boost From Koch

Meredith Buying Time Inc. With Boost From Koch

Magazine and broadcasting company Meredith is buying magazine publisher Time for about $1.8 billion, with help from the billionaire Koch brothers, to bulk up on readers as the publishing industry navigates...

Saturday, Nov 25, 2017 at 07:19 PM EST

Holiday Shoppers Come Out For Small Business Saturday

Holiday Shoppers Come Out For Small Business Saturday

Several people were at their local stores today to get some holiday shopping done for the annual "Small Business Saturday"

Saturday, Nov 25, 2017 at 03:13 PM EST

L.L. Bean Expects Record Breaking "Duck Boot" Season

L.L. Bean Expects Record Breaking "Duck Boot" Season

Company could sell 100,000 more pairs than last year.

Friday, Nov 24, 2017 at 11:36 PM EST

Macy's Says It's Fixed Gift, Credit Card Issue

Macy's Says It's Fixed Gift, Credit Card Issue

Macy's says it has "fully resolved" problems on Black Friday related to its processing some gift and credit cards. The chain blamed the glitch on "overcapacity" that caused some transactions to take longer to...

Saturday, Nov 25, 2017 at 12:05 AM EST

Retailers Work to Attract Shoppers to Stores on Black Friday

Retailers Work to Attract Shoppers to Stores on Black Friday

Retailers worked hard to attract shoppers to stores on Black Friday, offering in-person deals meant to counter the ease of shopping by phone on Amazon. A better economy and colder weather helped, to be sure....

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