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Use of Bitcoin expands in Boston despite reliability, solvency issues

Bitcoin, a digital currency created by a person or group of people under the alias Satoshi […]

by · October 16, 2014 · 1 comment · Features, InBusiness
LittleFoot Energy is a company based in Somerville that helps support energy projects free of charge. PHOTO COURTESY OF KEVIN POULSEN

Environmentally-friendly businesses add strength to Boston’s sustainability efforts

Energy-guzzlers and pollution-emitters are some names that may get thrown around when placing businesses in context […]

by · October 6, 2014 · 1 comment · Features, InBusiness
Tattoos, piercings and other body modifications are becoming more common in the workplace. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Tattoos, piercings becoming more acceptable in various work spaces

With more Americans getting inked and pierced, companies and employees are starting to rethink workplace policies […]

by and · October 2, 2014 · 1 comment · Features, InBusiness
Advertising targets college demographic using social media to build relationships

Advertising targets college demographic using social media to build relationships

At Boston University, campus representatives can be found around every corner for brands such as Google, […]

by · September 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness
Research shows that use of social media for the personal sale of firearms is becoming increasingly popular. GRAPHIC BY MIKE DESOCIO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Unregulated gun markets find buyers on Reddit, Facebook

In 2011, the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence ranked Massachusetts as the third most stringent […]

by · September 25, 2014 · 16 comments · Features, InBusiness
Competition among emerging transportation companies is causing Boston residents to think more about cost and efficiency of rides. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Ridesharing companies expand, adapt with customer demand

Ridesharing is a phenomenon that has seen a growth in popularity, notably among college students, as […]

by · September 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness
With a high return on investment, students seeking jobs are responding positively to events and services catered to helping them connect with recruiters. GRAPHIC BY OLIVIA DENG/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Networking options expand for Boston young professionals

It is not about what you know; it’s about who you know, or so says the […]

by · September 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness
Recent report reveals massive increase in data theft in Massachusetts, within education sector

Recent report reveals massive increase in data theft in Massachusetts, within education sector

There are merits to living in a more connected, digital world. With the increase in usage […]

by · September 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness
Throughout her campaign for Massachusetts governor, Democratic candidate Martha Coakley agreed to limit campaign spending in exchange for public funding. PHOTO BY OLIVIA DENG/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Campaign finance in the Democratic primary race for governor

It’s a clear Sunday afternoon in Dorchester. The Martha Coakley for Governor campaign office is bedecked […]

by · September 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness
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New study reveals massive increase in Massachusetts health care spending in 2013

In recent years, health care has become a prime subject for political debate, a ubiquitous talking […]

by · September 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness