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In Boston, high tech mixes with snow removal
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In Boston, high tech mixes with snow removal

Boston took it on the chin this week, when the first big blizzard of 2015 hit the city hard. More than 20 inches of snow piled up, closing schools, the airport, and public transportation. But nobody is sitting around waiting for the snow to melt. City officials posted this video Tuesday of the technology the […]

Must Read Money Stories for Wednesday, Jan. 28
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Must Read Money Stories for Wednesday, Jan. 28

Inequality all around. The Wall Street Journal takes a look at a new study breaking down income inequality in all 50 states. Spoiler alert: Inequality has grown everywhere. From 1979 to 2007, the top one percent of earners in each state saw their incomes increase by more than the other 99 percent. The recession made […]

Must Read Money Stories, Tuesday, Jan. 27
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Must Read Money Stories, Tuesday, Jan. 27

New York City is spared. After shutting down roads to non-emergency vehicles and closing subways, NYC ended up only receiving a light sprinkling of snow come Monday morning. Eastern Long Island wasn’t as lucky, as parts of Suffolk County received more than 18 inches of snowfall. As of 7:30 a.m. EST, travel bans across most […]

Must Read Money Stories for Thursday, Jan. 22
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Must Read Money Stories for Thursday, Jan. 22

Jeff Greene at Davos. The multibillionaire delivered a speech filled with warnings and pessimism about the U.S. economy at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Tuesday. Greene, who traveled to the forum with his family and two nannies on a private jet, said Americans need to “reinvent our whole system of life,” and cautioned […]

Must Read Money Stories for Wednesday, Jan. 21
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Must Read Money Stories for Wednesday, Jan. 21

What he stated. The President went up and gave a speech before Congress last night, as he does every year. In his final two years of office, and facing a Republican-controlled House and Senate, the President didn’t hold anything back. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports the proposals in the State of the Union add up to […]

Must Read Money Stories, Tuesday, Jan. 20
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Must Read Money Stories, Tuesday, Jan. 20

Work in paradise. Good news for vacationers who can’t unplug while they’re away from the office: co-working spaces doubling as vacation retreats are popping up around the world to cater to workaholics. Some workers even stay at these destinations for an extended period time, thanks to job flexibility and an increasing desire for independence in […]

Must Read Money Stories, Monday, Jan. 19
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Must Read Money Stories, Monday, Jan. 19

Uber pitches cooperation in Europe. Uber Chief Executive Travis Kalanick announced on Sunday that the ride-service wants to work with politicians to find ways for it to operate legally in the EU. In looking to find new partnerships with European countries, Kalanick said he believes the company could create 50,000 jobs in 2015. The company, valued by investors […]

Must Read Money Stories, Thursday, Jan. 15
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Must Read Money Stories, Thursday, Jan. 15

The ECB’s quantitative easing mystery. It looks like the European Central Bank will attempt some form of QE this year, but it’s unclear how the bank will accomplish this. Will it buy bonds in every eurozone country in equal amounts? Or will it focus more on strong economies in Northern Europe, like Germany and Finland? […]

Will new e-book services change the way we read?
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Will new e-book services change the way we read?

Thousands are already following Mark Zuckerberg’s lead and pledging to read more in the new year. It might be a good idea for authors to resolve to write more as well, especially with the announcement that the online e-book subscription service Scribd raised an additional $22 million in funding to close out 2014. Scribd, along with its competitors Oyster […]