The head of one of Great Britain’s security agencies is asking tech industry leaders in Greater Boston for help crafting a new relationship with intelligence operatives.
“There’s a huge talent gap in the innovation economy in Boston,” said Diane Hessan, CEO of Startup Institute, a company that runs eight-week job training programs.
For decades, Waltham manufactured millions of mechanical pocket watches at a sprawling brick factory on the Charles River. They went out of fashion, but now a pair of young entrepreneurs are resurrecting these vintage pieces for their custom, made-in-America wristwatches.
Boston police officers shot and killed a man they say was armed in Dorchester Friday. Police say the incident came after officers responded to a shooting in the area that left two other people injured.
Pharmacist Vahrij Manoukian owns a store in Hollis that’s become an unlikely fixture on the campaign trail for most Republican presidential hopefuls.
The company, now called Fuze, announced it raised $112 million in a new investment round. It’s booming by helping companies move beyond the old office phone.
At a campaign rally in New Hampshire Tuesday night, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio tried to convince voters that his strong third place showing in the Iowa caucuses means he carries the mantel of the Republican establishment.
The New England Patriots’ run to repeat as Super Bowl champions is over. They lost to the Broncos 20-18 in Denver on Sunday in a hard-fought defensive battle.
Many fans are excited to see Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning face each other once again — and for what could be the last time.
The Boston-based daily fantasy sports company DraftKings has started implementing changes in response to pending regulations from the Massachusetts attorney general.
Massachusetts government leaders and the state’s health care and technology sectors have announced a new partnership. The goal is to make the Bay State home to the nation’s leading cluster of digital health companies.
The fantasy sports companies are under scrutiny after a DraftKings employee won $350,000 on FanDuel’s site.
John Hancock Financial is the first U.S. insurer to offer discounts to policyholders who wear Internet-connected fitness trackers. The more exercise you get, the bigger discount you get on your insurance premium, up to 15 percent.
At Sunday night’s NBA All-Star Game, two brothers, Chicago’s Pau Gasol and Memphis’ Marc Gasol, will square off for the opening jump ball. But the most unusual NBA sibling story is happening in Phoenix. OAG’s Doug Tribou and Curt Nickisch report.
In April 2007, NFL referee Bill Vinovich suffered an aortic dissection, a tear inside the wall of the major artery that carries blood out of the heart. He was told he would never officiate another game. Now Vinovich is preparing to work the Super Bowl.
The revamped Health Connector website did not suffer the same outages and delays as last year as thousands of people without insurance signed up for health plans before last night’s midnight deadline.
Residents signing up for health insurance through the state now have until Sunday to make their first payment, but must still enroll before midnight Tuesday to guarantee their coverage begins Jan. 1.
The U.S. was unsuccessful in its bids to host the 2012 and 2016 Summer Olympics. After choosing not to bid for the 2020 Games, the U.S. Olympic Committee is making a pitch for 2024. Reporter Curt Nickisch explains how four U.S. cities plan to wow the world — on the cheap.
We hear from young Germans, from a 17-year-old who urges solidarity, to a 27-year-old who thinks the wall should be rebuilt.
On the 25th anniversary of the day the wall came down, Curt Nickisch of WBUR speaks to Germans about their memories of that time.
Schilkin is an East Berlin distillery with a long history. It’s finding economic salvation in the new spirit of Berlin.
Researchers at the Broad Institute in Cambridge plan to use Ted Stanley’s donation to catalog all the genetic variations that contribute to severe psychiatric disorders.
The on-demand car ride company is taking to the waters of Boston Harbor to try out water taxi service.
When the photo was snapped, the first rush had passed. The medical professionals didn’t know that another 24 patients were on their way.
The Republican potentially has a rare chance to get right back on the horse that bucked him off.
Sen. Scott Brown has filed legislation in the Senate that could change the way startups are funded.