Kyle Alspach

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Local Colleges Ranked In Top 25 For Social Media

Four local colleges made the top 25 in a new survey of social media strategies, including Harvard at number one.


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Local Startups Could Hurt U.S. Postal Service

More than a few Boston-area startups offer products whose success would come at the expense of the traditional postal mail.



Back Bay Company Wayfair To Merge 200 Online Storefronts

Have you ever heard of Mayfair? It’s the second biggest online home goods retailer and its based in Boston.


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Chinese Firm Accused Of Stealing Secrets From Devens Company

A Chinese firm is accused of stealing secrets from Devens-based American Superconductor.


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Feds Move To Block AT&T, T-Mobile Merger

The U.S. Department of Justice has moved to block the planned merger of AT&T and T-Mobile, filing an antitrust lawsuit in federal court.


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Market Turmoil Puts Many IPO’s On Ice

“The IPO window is typically two years long,” said Fred Destin, a partner at Atlas Venture in Cambridge. “This one shut early.”


‘Alarming’ Drop In Consumer Confidence In Mass.

The Massachusetts Consumer Confidence Index fell to the lowest level since early 2009 for the quarter ended in July,


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How Are Local Companies Doing In Market Freefall?

Of the 150 largest publicly held companies based in Massachusetts, only four of them did not sustain losses in Monday’s stock market freefall.


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19-Year-Old CEO Raises $1.2 Million For Boston Startup

A 19-year-old CEO has raised $1.2 million for his startup company


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As Competitors Plan IPOs, Boston-Based BuyWithMe Plots Expansion

Boston-based group coupon company BuyWithMe is rapidly expanding its footprint in Boston and around the U.S. in its bid to close the gap with its competitors.