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Bitcoin: Bubble or Brilliant? Professionals split on future of digital currency

Five years ago, an enigmatic digital currency was introduced to global markets. Since its inception, it has been met with controversy, but it continues to cultivate a loyal following and grow in both popularity and visibility. What currency is it? Bitcoin. Bitcoin is a digital currency that operates on an open source peer-to-peer payment system […]

WeWork aims to create dynamic office spaces for startups

Work might bring to mind images of cubicles from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., but many startups are working on creating more dynamic work spaces where employees are encouraged and enticed to come to work each day. Leading the dynamic workspace movement are companies such as WeWork, a shared office network founded in New York, which […]

New Balance funding launches BU varsity lacrosse program

Although the Boston University men’s lacrosse team has only played three games in its franchise history, talks of introducing the team to the university began prior to the start of the decade, said Director of Athletics Mike Lynch. “It was a discussion that was going on at the highest levels of the university, probably as […]

Sweetheart Spending: COM prof. on why advertisers are a girl’s best friend

Valentine’s Day is a spending holiday. The National Retail Federation’s 2014 Valentine’s Day spending survey said 54 percent of Americans will celebrate with their loved ones this year, which is actually down 6 percent from 2013. The average person is budgeting $133.91, with total spending expected to reach $17.3 billion. The Daily Free Press’s Chris […]

Sweetheart Spending: Boston florists sell red but look to get back in black with Valentine’s rush

Flower shops across the Boston area have been preparing for months for the rush of orders that are expected to arrive this upcoming week. Suitors and sweethearts will be looking for floral arrangements ranging from a traditional rose bouquet to exotic wonders. While many will scramble for a last-minute bouquet, Valentine’s Day begins as early […]