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House Lawmakers Vote To Repeal ‘Tech Tax’

The Massachusetts House has approved a repeal of an unpopular new technology tax.

09/25/2013

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New ‘Smart Card’ Technology To Reduce Credit Card Fraud

It’s a small silver square sending a wave of ripple effects through retail – a small microchip on the front of credit cards that hopes to greatly reduce credit fraud.

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Mark Cuban Casts An Eye Toward A Cambridge Start-Up

A Cambridge start-up launched by a group of Harvard Business School students has attracted the attention of one of the best known investors in the country – Mark Cuban.

09/18/2013

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2013 Ig Nobel Award Winners: Beer Goggles, Dung Beetles, Standing Cows

An experiment that proved people who think they are drunk also think they are attractive and another that showed lost dung beetles can use the Milky Way to find their way home were among the winners at this year’s Ig Nobel awards ceremony held Thursday.

09/13/2013

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Boston Researchers To Study Genome Sequencing In Newborns

A new study will give Boston-area parents the chance to have their newborn baby’s DNA analyzed.

09/04/2013

The person is alerted their drink has been tampered with by the changing colored dots. (Credit: Drink Savvy/Video)

Local Company Invents Way To Detect Date Rape Drugs In Drinks

It’s a scary thought: having an illegal drug slipped into a drink at a bar or nightclub.

09/02/2013

A quick sweep of your eye is the latest trend in technology. (WBZ-TV)

Latest Trend In Technology Does Away With Passwords And Pins

Most people would agree that keeping track of passwords and pin numbers is a huge hassle.

08/28/2013

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New Technology Used First In Mass. Helps Couples Get Pregnant

Technology first used here in Massachusetts is helping couples have a greater chance of getting pregnant.

08/26/2013

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Start-Up Creates Ring That Doubles As Your MBTA Charlie Card

Some MIT students have come up with a project that will make it easier to hop on the T.

08/23/2013

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Keller @ Large: Chris Anderson, Mass. High Tech Council President

Tax hikes and the local economy were some of the topics WBZ-TV political analyst Jon Keller covered Sunday on “Keller @ Large” as he sat down with Mass. High Tech Council President Chris Anderson.

08/11/2013

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