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What bright lights can tell you about a nation's economy

Shea Huffman | Jul 15, 2014
A study says some leaders give preferential treatment to their home regions.

Why Google and Novartis are teaming up

Nancy Marshall-Genzer | Jul 15, 2014
First there was Google Glass. Now, there might be Google contact lenses.
Posted In: FDA, Google

Money and love: What would you change about your partner if you could?

Marketplace Weekend Staff | Jul 15, 2014
What drives you nuts about your partner when it comes to money?

Hammer, lumber, 3-D printer? Home Depot sells it all

Tracey Samuelson | Jul 15, 2014
Home Depot is selling 3D printers starting at $1400 apiece. We have questions.
Posted In: 3-d, 3D printing, Home Depot
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PODCAST: Home Depot in 3D

David Brancaccio | Jul 15, 2014
Janet Yellen's New Yorker profile, Airplanes for sale, and Home Depot sells 3D printers.
Logger in forest

Cellphones as logging detectors

Noel King | Jul 15, 2014
An entrepreneur looks to fight illegal loggers, one used cellphone at a time.

Highway spending slowed by gridlock in Congress

Kate Davidson | Jul 15, 2014
Some states are already moving forward with their own infrastructure funding.

Shlepping bike-share cycles in a giant van

Dan Weissmann | Jul 15, 2014
Urban bike share's low-carbon, high-tech vision ... requires a few gas guzzlers.

What’s the techiest state in the country?

Dan Abendschein | Jul 15, 2014
And no, it's not a trick question.
Posted In: Curveball

Casinos developers take extra steps to sweeten the pot

Curt Nickisch | Jul 15, 2014
A new casino promises $300 million to Boston, even though it won't be in the city.
Posted In: boston, casinos, gambling