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Sunday, Apr 7, 2019 at 12:57 AM EDT

Tech Entrepreneur Gives $25M in Cryptocurrency to Alma Mater

Tech Entrepreneur Gives $25M in Cryptocurrency to Alma Mater

A tech entrepreneur and his wife have made a very Silicon Valley donation to his San Francisco alma mater — $25 million, mostly in cryptocurrency. The gift from Chris Larsen, founder of cryptocurrency...

Monday, Apr 8, 2019 at 09:45 AM EDT

Disney's $1B Star Wars Theme Park in Calif. Close to Opening

Disney's $1B Star Wars Theme Park in Calif. Close to Opening

Just over a year ago, Disneyland Resort’s relationship with its hometown of Anaheim was tense. Now, the two sides have “reset” ties as the park prepares to open its largest single-themed land expansion ever,...

Saturday, Apr 6, 2019 at 12:16 AM EDT

Temple Grad Sentenced for 'Biggest Green Scam' in History

Temple Grad Sentenced for 'Biggest Green Scam' in History

One of three people, including two Temple University graduates, behind what is believed to be the biggest scam involving clean energy in American history was sentenced Friday in Philadelphia federal court. Ama...

Friday, Apr 5, 2019 at 06:10 PM EDT

Ben & Jerry’s Nixes Plastic Spoons and Straws at Scoop Shops

Ben & Jerry’s Nixes Plastic Spoons and Straws at Scoop Shops

Plastic spoons have gone the way of the dodo bird at 600 Ben & Jerry’s scoop shops worldwide. Last year, the company handed out 30-million plastic spoons, which it says would be enough to reach from its Vermont...

Friday, Apr 5, 2019 at 05:01 PM EDT

Boeing to Cut 737 Max Production Beginning in Mid-April

Boeing to Cut 737 Max Production Beginning in Mid-April

Boeing is cutting production of the 737 Max jets as the company moves quickly to finalize a fix that will get the grounded aircraft flying again. Boeing’s monthly production of the aircraft, involved in two...

Friday, Apr 5, 2019 at 04:19 PM EDT

BBJ: Cannabis Regulators to Examine Marijuana Company Owners

BBJ: Cannabis Regulators to Examine Marijuana Company Owners

Reporter Jessica Bartlett joins necn to discuss her story, " Cannabis regulators to scrutinize marijuana company owners."

Friday, Apr 5, 2019 at 02:06 PM EDT

The Future of Legalized Sports Betting

The Future of Legalized Sports Betting

DraftKings COO Paul Liberman on the company’s growth, the headquarters and the impact of legalized sports betting as it evolves.

Friday, Apr 5, 2019 at 02:02 PM EDT

Doing Copyright Right

Doing Copyright Right

Copyright Clearance Center CEO Tracey Armstrong on the company’s mission and how it has changed in the digital age.

Friday, Apr 5, 2019 at 04:53 PM EDT

Hawaiian Airlines Begins Non-Stop Service to Boston

Hawaiian Airlines Begins Non-Stop Service to Boston

Getting to Hawaii from Boston just got a lot easier! For the first time ever, Hawaiian Airlines has launched non-stop service to Boston. The inaugural flight arrived at Logan Airport Friday morning from...

Friday, Apr 5, 2019 at 01:23 PM EDT

Breaking Down the Wynn Hearings

Breaking Down the Wynn Hearings

Boston Business Journal Editor Doug Banks on the Wynn hearings; Brookline Scooters; the nation’s latest unemployment report; and Martha Coakley’s new Juul job.

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