Technology

Must Read Money Stories For Monday, Feb. 9

Alibaba pays up for smartphone maker. The Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba agreed to pay $590 million to purchase minority stake in the smartphone maker Meizu, Forbes reports. The companies have yet to announce how much the minority stake will be, but they

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Amazon retail stores: a reversal of strategy?

Amazon transformed the book world, and then the retail world, by taking what was in brick and mortar stores and selling it online. But now, Amazon might be pulling a strategy reversal. On Tuesday, Amazon and Purdue University announced the

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Must Read Money Stories for Thursday, Jan. 29

The financial toll of an outbreak. The measles virus is popping up around the U.S., especially in Arizona where a government official said the situation was at a “critical point.” The virus undoubtedly puts public health at risk, but it

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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

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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

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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

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Millennials and Money: who are the winners?

Millennials have come of age and are set to take over the economy. Here at the Reynolds Center, we want to stay on top of everything to do with millennials. We’re launching a regular series, Millennials and Money, which will

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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

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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

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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

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