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Slack CEO looks to artificial intelligence for help in rolling out new products

Bold Types is our weekly roundup of the movers and shakers on Boston's business scene.

Wu plan to hike affordable housing requirements gets praise, pushback ahead of key hearing

The plan would increase the amount of affordable units required in new buildings, though developers say it would squelch construction.

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Massachusetts must take charge of its narrative

The story of the last two years in Mass. has been this: If you like a state with high housing prices, a crumbling public transit system, barren downtown neighborhoods, and a new tax on income above $1 million, we are the place for you.

Biden, McCarthy reach final deal to prevent default, now must sell to Congress

With days to spare before a potential first-ever government default, President Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy on Sunday were finalizing a deal to raise the nation’s debt ceiling while trying to wrangle enough Republican and Democratic votes to pass the measure in the coming week.

Greater Boston YMCA taking a look at its properties, to see what might become more than simply a Y

The nonprofit has hired a real estate firm to study the development potential of its sites in Boston and several nearby suburbs.

Turkey’s Erdogan wins another term as president, extends rule into 3rd decade

A third term gives Erdogan an even stronger hand domestically and internationally, and the election results will have implications far beyond Ankara.

Biden and McCarthy signal confidence that debt-limit deal will be approved by Congress

“I think we’re in good shape,” President Biden said on Sunday, before taking a call with House Speaker Kevin McCarthy to “make sure all the Ts are crossed and the Is are dotted.”

Russia launched ‘largest drone attack’ on Ukrainian capital before Kyiv Day; 1 killed

Ukraine’s capital was subjected to the largest drone attack since the start of Russia’s war, local officials said, as Kyiv prepared to mark the anniversary of its founding on Sunday.