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Haystack helps find those elusive parking spaces, but driving conditions are slippery

Haystack helps find those elusive parking spaces, but driving conditions are slippery

Haystack Mobile, an app that lets people trade public parking spots for money, has a official launch Thursday, but not everyone is happy about it.

First look at city regulating car services brings online firestorm, heated hearing

First look at city regulating car services brings online firestorm, heated hearing

Furor over regulation of app-driven ride programs such as Uber hasn’t calmed since a License Commission meeting Tuesday.

Apply by May 30 to join official task force planning city’s broadband Internet future

The task force will examine options to increase competition, reduce pricing and improve speed, reliability and customer service for residents and businesses.

Budget of $524.4M adds library hours, starts look at plan for citywide Wi-Fi

Budget of $524.4M adds library hours, starts look at plan for citywide Wi-Fi

More Sunday library hours, the start of a citywide Wi-Fi strategic plan and the start of an experiment in “participatory budgeting” are in the city’s upcoming budget.

Police Twitter system failed at vital time, adding to confusion in bomb aftermath

Police Twitter system failed at vital time, adding to confusion in bomb aftermath

In all the examination of police response since the Boston Marathon bombing, it has never been mentioned publicly that an automated police alert system broke.

Google ‘misled’ officials about connector, but draws admiration with sign proposal

Google ‘misled’ officials about connector, but draws admiration with sign proposal

As much as Google’s proposed sign for its Kendall Square offices tickled members of the CRA, its designs for a connector building were cause for anger and dire warnings.

‘Maker’ space danger!awesome turning to crowdfunding to grow in Central Square

‘Maker’ space danger!awesome turning to crowdfunding to grow in Central Square

This time the future isn’t in Kendall Square – it’s in Central Square, replacing a gym franchise with a crowdfunded expansion of the danger!awesome laser-etching business.

ExhibitionNest.com is just starting to show what it can be for artists around the world

ExhibitionNest.com is just starting to show what it can be for artists around the world

ExhibitionNest.com can find you a local art show to attend or even be that art show, but its founders foresee it being much, much more.

The top 10 employers in Cambridge in ’13 and how to look for work there right now

The top 10 employers in Cambridge in ’13 and how to look for work there right now

The city released its list of Cambridge’s top 25 employers – meaning those with the most employees – Dec. 13. We’re looking here at the top 10.

Company drives auto-repair innovation with app letting mechanics bid on jobs

Company drives auto-repair innovation with app letting mechanics bid on jobs

Here’s a car service app Cambridge won’t fight – one that aims to get cars fixed as cheaply and conveniently as possible while bringing auto repair shops new customers.

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