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From futuristic outpost in Kendall Square, Akamai gets world’s best view of the Web

From futuristic outpost in Kendall Square, Akamai gets world’s best view of the Web

This glass-walled command center in plain sight looks like the lair of a James Bond villain, but is actually how one company keeps watch over the health of the Internet – and clients’ ability to do business no matter how bad things get.

Cheung launches an agenda-setting tour today for Innovate Massachusetts group

Cheung launches an agenda-setting tour today for Innovate Massachusetts group

Entrepreneurs and the tech industry have a champion in city councillor Leland Cheung, whose Innovate Massachusetts Alliance is going on a small listening tour for priorities to bring to new Gov. Charlie Baker.

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.

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