Do you feel like the MBTA has been promising to connect the red and blue line for years? Well, with the prospect of Amazon’s HQ2 coming to Boston – this may actually become a reality. The MBTA announced it is launching a study examining the cost and benefits of doing so.
More than 86% of college students have admitted to cheating, and one of the main reasons for doing so seems to be the rise in online education opportunities. The Natick-based startup Examity hopes to remedy this. The startup offers online proctoring and identity verification services, which boasts more reliability than in person services.
PillPack is rumored to be an acquisition target for Amazon, so it’s no surprise that Walmart is trying to close a deal before that can happen. Since its founding in 2013, the Somerville-based startup has raised $118 million from investors and has recently grown to 700 employees. The company’s objective: a unique packaging and delivery method that makes it easier for people to manage their medications.
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