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16 MassChallenge startups take home prize money; 4 win $100K

Boston startup accelerator MassChallenge on Tuesday named 16 startups as cash prize winners for the 2012 competition, with the companies sharing $1 million in total and four winning the grand prize of $100,000. 

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6 reasons physicians need to be on social media

MAY 22, 2012 - Live tweeting, ukulele playing and numerous discussions swirling around social media and healthcare were to had throughout the Connecting Healthcare + Social Media Conference this past week in New York.

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Massachusetts Broadband Institute opens fiber-optic link from Springfield to Otis and Sandisfield

OTIS — Fifth- and sixth-graders at Farmington River Elementary School brushed up on their Spanish and their rocket science Thursday with the help of students in Columbia, NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland and a high-speed Internet connection from their rural Berkshire County town to downtown Springfield.

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Boston preps big kickoff for big data hub

The push to make Boston the de facto

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Boston Business Journal Cites 2014 Mass Big Data Report

The Boston Business Journal's David Harris covered the recent release of the 2014 Mass Big Data Report, a study published by MassTech and the Massachusetts Competitive Partnership which took a comprehensive look at the Big Data sector in the Commonwealth.

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More angels in Mass.Outfield

That tired notion about having to go westward to find startup cash?

That’s so last decade.

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Podcast: Exclusive Interview with ONC head Farzad Mostashari, M.D.

JUNE 11, 2012 - "The Blue Button on steroids" was how attendees characterized a new initiative that emerged from discussions at a White House health IT summit meeting convened by U.S. CTO Todd Park to kick off a busy week in health IT.

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The Massachusetts health bill made technology ‘a priority’

An influential US politician, speaking during eHealth Week in Dublin, has said the evolution of ehealth from new to commonplace depends on “a synergy between the development of cutting-edge technology and commitment by government, healthcare providers and the public at large”.

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No Hacks Allowed: hack/reduce Launches Thursday to Help Boston Step Up its Big Data Game

This morning I had coffee with an entrepreneur working on a consumer internet startup.

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Worcester Business Journal Highlights Economic Growth in MetroWest, Cites MassTech's Innovation Index

The WBJ's Emily Micucci covers a MetroWest economic development conference and cites statistics from MassTech's Innovation Index.

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