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For iRobot and Amazon, European antitrust roadblock is just one hurdle

Amazon agreed to acquire the Bedford-based home robotics company 16 months ago, but the deal is still pending. What gives?

The climate summit embraces AI, with reservations

The hope for AI breakthroughs in the fight against rising global temperatures flows from the technology’s ability to process vast quantities of information.

Lacking counselors, US schools turn to the booming business of online therapy

At least 16 of the 20 largest US public school districts are offering online therapy sessions to reach millions of students, according to an analysis by the Associated Press.

Kiss say farewell to live touring, become first US band to go virtual and become digital avatars

On Saturday night, Kiss closed out the final performance of their “The End of the Road” farewell tour at New York City’s famed Madison Square Garden.

A running list of layoffs in the Boston-area tech sector

Dozens of companies have reduced their workforces, ranging from the regional offices of the tech giants to startups that have only been in a business a few years.

Quiet cutting: Wayfair undergoes multiple, small rounds of layoffs

The Boston online retailer has cut dozens of jobs in recent weeks, despite undergoing two major layoffs over the past 18 months.

Brazilian city enacts an ordinance secretly written by AI

City lawmakers in Brazil passed what appears to be the nation’s first legislation written entirely by artificial intelligence — after they were kept in the dark about its unprecedented origin.

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Ben Mezrich’s new book is on Elon Musk and how Twitter broke the billionaire

Fans of Mezrich will recognize his penchant for dramatic narrative nonfiction that Hollywood loves to make into movies and TV series.