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US judge blocks Postal Service changes that slowed mail

A US judge on Thursday blocked controversial Postal Service changes that have slowed mail nationwide, calling them “a politically motivated attack on the efficiency of the Postal Service” before the November election.

In new model for media, Globe signs subscription and events deal with Biogen

The company membership program reflects business trends in the news industry, as media outlets move toward relying more on subscriber revenue and less on traditional ad sales.

MassMutual’s new Seaport tower, rising despite the pandemic, marks a milestone

Many companies are rethinking the need for offices since the COVID-19 pandemic began, but not MassMutual.

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Buying a Chromebook or printer for back-to-school? Here are 5 tips

The home electronics shortage is real — and just about as bad as you’ve heard.

Amwell’s stock pops 28 percent in public market debut

Strong performance continues winning streak among recent IPOs

Oracle would get access to TikTok code in proposed deal

Oracle Corp. will get full access to review TikTok's source code and updates to make sure there are no back doors used by the company's Chinese parent to gather data on the video-sharing app's 100 million American users, according to people familiar with the matter.

Another 860,000 Americans filed jobless claims last week

Before the pandemic hit the economy, the number signing up for jobless aid had never exceeded 700,000 in a week.

Another sign of Boston’s soft rental market: Permits for moving trucks are way down

New data show it’s been an especially slow September in the Fenway and Seaport neighborhoods.