Boston Business Journal

Amazon's Scout uses artificial intelligence to personalizes product searches - Puget Sound Business Journal

By Anne Stych <br>– Contributing Writer,<p>Sep 24, 2018, 6:47am PDT<p>Amazon is testing a new tool, Scout, designed to solve a shopping dilemma: Sometimes you …

Artificial Intelligence

Boston Hospitals Fined $1 Million for How They Handled Health Info for an ABC Show

Mass General photo by Samantha CareyThree Massachusetts hospitals settled for a combined $1 million for the way they handled access to patients’ …

General Hospital

Boston Becomes Another Haven for Unoccupied Luxury Condominiums

Share<p>Tweet<p>Email<p>Share<p>By Anthonyt31201 [CC0], from Wikimedia Commons<p>September 11, 2018; WBUR<p>“Boston’s past and current city administrations have …

Luxury Lifestyle

Mimecast Named a Best Place to Work by Boston Business Journal, Battery Ventures and Glassdoor

LEXINGTON, Mass., Sept. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- <b>Mimecast Limited</b> (MIME), a leading email and data security company, was recognized by two …


Flour Bakery & Cafe Is Suing Its Fort Point Landlord

Growing local chain Flour Bakery & Cafe is reportedly suing the landlord of its longtime Fort Point location (12 Farnsworth St., Boston). Cakewalk Bakers LLC, which is Flour’s official business listing, filed suit in Suffolk Superior Court on August 30 against building owner New Tower Trust Co., …


Cambridge College 'Bet On U' program will train blackjack, poker dealers for Encore Boston Harbor casino jobs - Boston Business Journal

By Max Stendahl <br>– Digital Editor, Boston Business Journal<p>Sep 17, 2018, 2:05pm EDT<p>A newly-launched jobs training program aims to prepare aspiring …


In a first, Mass. Gardner Federal Credit Union to offer banking for recreational marijuana - Boston Business Journal

By Jessica Bartlett <br>– Reporter, Boston Business Journal<p>Sep 14, 2018, 5:08am EDT<b><br>Updated</b> Sep 14, 2018, 10:48am EDT<p>As the state works through the final …

Cannabis Industry

Cummings Named Top Corporate Contributor In MA

This is the third year in a row the Woburn-based organization has achieved the No. 1 ranking.<p><b>From Cummings:</b>The Cummings organization, made up of …

Commercial Real Estate

Biotech behemoth Takeda moving to Boston

Biotech giant Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. will move its U.S. headquarters to the Boston area from its current offices near Chicago, the company said, …


Marijuana growers threaten to sue state cannabis commission - Boston Business Journal

An organization representing Massachusetts marijuana growers is considering a lawsuit to compel the Cannabis Control Commission to review the …

Cannabis Industry

Trillium is planning to open a farmhouse brewery in Connecticut

Another Trillium Brewing location is officially in the works — but this one will require a bit of a drive.<p>The Boston-born company has plans to open a …


PureTech Health moving headquarters to Boston’s Seaport District - Boston Business Journal

By Catherine Carlock <br>– Real Estate Editor, Boston Business Journal<p>Sep 11, 2018, 1:17pm EDT<p>Boston-based life sciences company PureTech Health plc is …

Real Estate

Herb Chambers Co. fined $116,758 over worker pay by Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey

Herb Chambers Co. will pay $116,758 to end an investigation by Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey's office over claims that the auto …

Maura Healey

Bladder grown from 3D bioprinted tissue continues to function after 14 years

After more than a decade, a 3D bioprinted bladder, created by Dr. Anthony Atala at Boston Children’s Hospital, is sustaining the live of a patient. …


Cannabis Control Commission speeds up key piece of recreational marijuana licensing process - Boston Business Journal

By Jessica Bartlett <br>– Reporter, Boston Business Journal<p>Sep 6, 2018, 2:28pm EDT<p>The state has streamlined a critical part of the licensing process for …


With growth online, tiny Simmons College graduates to university status - Boston Business Journal

By Max Stendahl <br>– Digital Editor, Boston Business Journal<p>Aug 31, 2018, 6:25am EDT<p>When Simmons College announced in 2015 that it was moving its …

College & University

Bostonians spend 500 days of their lives commuting, report says

Think your commute this morning was bad? Multiply that over a lifetime.


Drift announcements could heighten competition with HubSpot

The Boston-based startup made a number of announcements at its customer conference on Tuesday, some of which brought the company into closer …


Tensions within pro-pot community grow as industry takes root - Boston Business Journal

By Jessica Bartlett <br>– Reporter, Boston Business Journal<p>Sep 4, 2018, 12:28pm EDT<p>A week before one of the first cannabis industry job fairs in the …


US Companies Launch CRISPR Clinical Trial

The Germany-based study will test an ex vivo genome-editing therapy for the inherited blood disorder beta-thalassemia.

Genetic Engineering

Definitive Healthcare Named to Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Companies for Second Time

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Sept. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Definitive Healthcare, the leading provider of data, intelligence, and analytics on the healthcare provider market, ranked in the top 1000 of the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. This exclusive annual list …

Long-Term Care

CRISPR, Vertex launch first company-backed gene editing trial in humans

The start of the study is a landmark moment for the experimental technology.


The booming Boston/Cambridge biotech hub claims an industry-leading role — nobody beats it at raising record amounts of money

If there’s one thing that the biotech hub in Boston/Cambridge is particularly good at, it’s raising money. After creating one of the biggest …

The Boston Herald Is Moving to Braintree

In a transition period for the storied tabloid, its new publisher is moving its newsroom out of town.<p>By ·<p>“We’re with you Ted” by Patrick Rasenberg on …

City Halls

Flexion Therapeutics to Present at the 2018 Wells Fargo Healthcare Conference

Flexion Therapeutics, Inc. FLXN, +0.09% announced today that it will present at the 13 [th] Annual Wells Fargo Securities Healthcare Conference …

Wells Fargo

Boston Herald Moving To Braintree

The paper is moving from the Seaport District to Grossman Avenue, according to a memo.<p>BRAINTREE, MA — The Boston Herald is preparing to move to the …

South Boston Waterfront

Baystate Business: Springfield Casino (Radio)

On the Thursday, August 23 edition of Bloomberg Baystate Business we talked about the opening of the MGM Springfield with the CEO Mike Mathis, the …

South Boston

Insurance giant Humana to open digital health center in Boston's Seaport - Boston Business Journal

By Jessica Bartlett <br>– Reporter, Boston Business Journal<p>Aug 27, 2018, 10:53am EDT<b><br>Updated</b> Aug 27, 2018, 12:18pm EDT<p>Humana Inc. plans to open a digital …

Digital Health

Viewpoint: Mass. cannabis industry is for real, in due time - Boston Business Journal

Don’t be fooled by the bumpy start to the much-anticipated era of retail cannabis. It’s understandable that a heavily regulated and carefully …


Massachusetts OKs two testing labs, clears one rec marijuana hurdle

Massachusetts regulators on Thursday approved two labs to test recreational marijuana, a critical step to starting sales in a program delayed from a …