New England Business

Fields of carrots are watered near where the California Aqueduct flows through Kern County (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Cambridge Startup Unleashes Powerful Tool For Farmers

With new drone technology, American farmers are learning reams of information about their crops.


Prescription drugs (WBZ-TV)

North Reading Company Works To Prevent Prescription Drug Counterfeiting

Around the world, 7 to 10 percent of all prescription drugs are counterfeit.


Baseball Hall of Fame (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Maine Company Digitizes Millions Of Artifacts For Baseball Hall Of Fame

History IT is working to digitize more than three million artifacts at the National Baseball Hall of Fame.


Drought monitor 7/28/16 (WBZ-TV)

Drought Has Mass. Farms On ‘Brink Of Collapse’

Much of the state is in moderate to severe drought, lawns have gone brown and farmers are desperate to see it pour.


Dollar Shave Club, Gillette (WBZ)

Buyout Of Dollar Shave Club Could Spell Trouble For Gillette

As the dust settles on Unilever’s billion dollar buyout of Dollar Shave Club, an analyst thinks Gillette may have been left in the dust.


Izotope screen shot (Image from

Cambridge Audio Company Attracts Attention From Hollywood, Venture Capitalists

For a company that was essentially off the radar screen until the past couple of years, iZotope is now getting a lot of attention from Hollywood and venture capitalists.


Marriage, Bride, Groom, Couple

Average Cost Of Wedding Hits $30,000

A new survey found the couple and both sets of parents are helping to pay for weddings.



Scammers Taking Advantage Of New Chip Credit Cards

Con artists are contacting cardholders under the guise of wanting to help.


Prototype of Tertill robot (Image from Franklin Robotics)

Lowell Company Creates Weed Killing Robot

Franklin Robotics says ‘Tertill’ is the answer to your weeding problem and it never takes a day off.



Study: Power Of Money Is Limited In Workplace

Money talks, but can it motivate your boss? WBZ business reporter Jeff Brown finds the power of dollar bills are limited in the workplace.


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