Boston Business Journal

General Electric faces federal lawsuit over Fukushima nuclear disaster

General Electric Co., the Boston-based conglomerate, is facing a federal lawsuit over its role in the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan in 2011.<p>The …

Western Massachusetts

Mass. banks see big growth in business loans, unlike peers

Commercial and industrial lending is growing more quickly in the Bay State than it is nationwide.

Boston

Former Prelert execs launch a new cybersecurity startup in Boston

The startup was born out of DARPA-backed artificial intelligence research done at Columbia University, but now it's coming to Boston to tap into the …

Boston

Executive Profile: Cunningham champions a wealth of ways to fight poverty

The CoLab is the inheritor to MIT’s Community Fellows Program, started nearly 50 years ago by former South End state representative and 1983 Boston …

Boston

Dunkin' to lose one of its top executives

A top executive at Dunkin' Brands Group Inc., Canton-based parent company of Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, will leave the company next year. In …

Boston

Fenway Sports adds consulting clients apart from Sox

Fenway Sports Management has added Boston-based hospital operator Steward Health Care and an undisclosed pharmaceutical company to its client roster, …

Boston Red Sox

National Development plans 245-unit 'co-living' project at Ink Block development in Boston - Boston Business Journal

By David L. Harris <br>– Associate Managing Editor, Boston Business Journal<p>Nov 21, 2017, 6:59am EST<p>Newton-based National Development plans a 245-unit …

Boston

Viewpoint: Why the FCC’s proposed internet rules may spell trouble ahead - Boston Business Journal

As the Federal Communications Commission takes up a formal proposal to reverse the Obama-era Open Internet Order, a key question consumers and …

Internet

Flagship-backed cancer biotech Ensemble quietly shuts down

During its 13-year existence, the Cambridge biotech made waves by announcing a series of partnership deals with large drugmakers. But it raised …

Boston

Google Glass-based autism therapy software beats Indiegogo goal, but wants more - Boston Business Journal

By Kelly J. O'Brien <br>– Technology Reporter, Boston Business Journal<p>Nov 20, 2017, 5:10pm EST<p>Cambridge-based Brain Power LLC has had a strong start to …

Autism

The 20 most-visited restaurants in Boston, according to TripAdvisor - Boston Business Journal

Where did most tourists and Bostonians dine this summer?<p>According to a TripAdvisor tally of the most visited Boston restaurants during July through …

Restaurants

UMass Medical taps venture capitalist to lead business development - Boston Business Journal

By Max Stendahl <br>– Biotech Reporter, Boston Business Journal<p>Nov 20, 2017, 2:14pm EST<p>The University of Massachusetts Medical School has named venture …

Business Development

Feline great: Boston's first cat cafe opens in Brighton after months of controversy - Boston Business Journal

By Jessica Bartlett <br>– Reporter, Boston Business Journal<p>Nov 20, 2017, 12:52pm EST<p>Boston’s first cat café opened on Saturday, overcoming cat fights on …

Cats

New England Patriots enjoy 'business trip' to Mexico City

The New England Patriots had plenty of reason to enjoy their time in Mexico City. After all, they jumped out to a 30-point lead over the Oakland …

Mexico City

Virgin Pulse moving global HQ from Framingham - Boston Business Journal

By Jessica Bartlett <br>– Reporter, Boston Business Journal<p>Nov 20, 2017, 5:28pm EST<b><br>Updated</b> Nov 20, 2017, 5:30pm EST<p>Virgin Pulse has announced it will …

Boston

Developer plans mixed-use project across from Brighton Whole Foods

Developers are aiming to transform a prime piece of real estate in Brighton across from a Whole Foods Market into a five-story, mixed-use complex …

Boston

Locus Robotics raises $25M investment led by Scale Venture Partners - Boston Business Journal

By Kelly J. O'Brien <br>– Technology Reporter, Boston Business Journal<p>Nov 20, 2017, 1:19pm EST<b><br>Updated</b> Nov 20, 2017, 1:21pm EST<p>Wilmington-based Locus …

Boston

Bentley, Babson, BU, other Massachusetts colleges and universities named in 'Paradise Papers' offshore accounts - Boston Business Journal

Earlier this month, the Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) published The Paradise Papers, which revealed to the public the methods by …

Boston

LevelUp Named Top Place to Work by The Boston Globe

BOSTON, Nov. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- LevelUp, a leading provider of mobile engagement solutions for the restaurant industry, has been named one of the <i>Top Places to Work</i> in Massachusetts in the 10th annual employee-based survey project from <i>The Boston Globe</i>. The Top Places to Work 2017 issue will …

JP Morgan Chase

Thanksgiving travel to be the busiest in 12 years, AAA says

AAA expects nearly 51 million Americans to hit the road for Thanksgiving travel next week, the highest volume for Turkey Day travel in a dozen years. …

Boston

General Electric CEO Flannery buys $1.1M in company's stock amid rough week - Boston Business Journal

By Greg Ryan <br>– Law and Money Reporter, Boston Business Journal<p>Nov 17, 2017, 10:09am EST<p>General Electric Co. CEO John Flannery bought $1.1 million in …

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Why one law firm opted for downtown over Seaport, Back Bay

Hinckley Allen will be renovating its office at 28 State St. in Boston and taking on more space in the tower.

Rapid7 expanding headquarters to giant North Station development in Boston - Boston Business Journal

By Catherine Carlock <br>– Real Estate Editor, Boston Business Journal<p>Nov 16, 2017, 5:14pm EST<p>Cybersecurity firm Rapid7 is expanding in Boston and moving …

Boston

These are the top MBA programs in New England, Bloomberg Businessweek says - Boston Business Journal

By David L. Harris <br>– Associate Managing Editor, Boston Business Journal<p>Nov 16, 2017, 2:34pm EST<p>For the third straight year, Bloomberg Businessweek …

Boston

Massachusetts unemployment rate drops for third straight month - Boston Business Journal

By Greg Ryan <br>– Law and Money Reporter, Boston Business Journal<p>Nov 16, 2017, 10:05am EST<p>The state’s unemployment rate dropped to 3.7 percent in …

Economy

Henri Termeer protege scores $27M for Genzyme rare disease spinoff - Boston Business Journal

By Max Stendahl <br>– Biotech Reporter, Boston Business Journal<p>Nov 16, 2017, 7:00am EST<p>A Cambridge biotech co-founded by the late Henri Termeer and led …

Boston

Rogue wave: State, municipalities face growing health care costs for retirees - Boston Business Journal

Before he was elected to the Andover board of selectmen in 2015, Bob Landry knew the town had a problem.<p>Andover’s retiree health care benefit costs …

Boston

GENERAL ELECTRIC FAIL

<b>Conglomerate’s woes throw Boston HQ deal contradictions into bold relief</b> What a surprise. General Electric is tanking, and the scheme to bring the …

Boston

Mike Hruby Viewpoint: Three ways to spark economic growth in Massachusetts - Boston Business Journal

State unemployment recently fell below 4 percent, but the jobs picture isn’t so rosy. According to one recent analysis, one sixth of Massachusetts’ …

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Israeli AI startup Logz.io to double Boston headcount after $23M raise - Boston Business Journal

By Kelly J. O'Brien <br>– Technology Reporter, Boston Business Journal<p>Nov 15, 2017, 7:00am EST<p>Another Israeli startup seems to have found success after …

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