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Boston Strong started out as a call to support those in Boston, but now some are trying to trademark the phrase. Can you actually do that? And today's show heads to the kitchen. We're talking to author Michael Pollan and a guy who set out to review hundreds of grills. 

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The companies most popular on expense reports: Delta, Marriott, Starbucks

Apr 23, 2013
Which companies show up the most on business expense reports?

Twitter edges closer to TV with advertising deal

Apr 23, 2013
Twitter and Starcom, sitting in a tree...bringing more advertising to your newsfeed. More on how the deal brings Twitter ever so closer to television.
Jack Dorsey, chairman of Twitter and CEO of Square speaks at a conference of the New Economy Summit 2013 in Tokyo on April 16, 2013.
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Redefining the archi-TECH-ture of Silicon Valley

Apr 23, 2013
It's momument-building time in the land of tech. Apple and Google both have expansive new headquarters on the drawing board.

Can you trademark a rallying cry like 'Boston Strong'?

Apr 23, 2013
"Boston Strong" was a phrase that came out of the uprising of goodwill for the city after the Boston Marathon bombings. Now, some are trying to trademark it. Can it be done?

FedEx ups its service to go after UPS

Apr 23, 2013
FedEx launches more flexible delivery to better cater to customers and nab a bit of UPS's business.

The Bard as businessman

Apr 23, 2013
As Shakespeare fans around the world celebrate his birthday today, academics in his native England say the Bard was as much about avarice as artistry.

Michael Pollan wants you to cook

Apr 23, 2013
In his latest book, Michael Pollan emphasizes economic and health benefits of cooking.

From BBQ ribs to pulled pork, which grill to buy?

Apr 23, 2013
Grill master Meathead Goldwyn share his tips on charcoal, gas, and how much to spend on a grill.

Boston Strong started out as a call to support those in Boston, but now some are trying to trademark the phrase. Can you actually do that? And today’s show heads to the kitchen. We’re talking to author Michael Pollan and a guy who set out to review hundreds of grills. 

Music from the episode

Get Lucky (feat. Pharrell Williams & Nile Rodgers) - Radio Edit Daft Punk, Pharrell Williams, Nile Rodgers
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