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What's on the Tech World's Radar Screen

Tablets, a new digital tollbooth, a traveling e-tailer, a smartphone tie-up, and a would-be titan toppler -- sounds like the plot for a Hollywood action movie, or, at the very least, the stuff that will dominate high-tech headlines in the coming days. Here's what to watch as the week unfolds.

Are High Taxes Making Small Business Slow
to Hire?

The majority of jobs in the U.S. are created by small business, which are still reluctant to hire new workers. And while some of their reasons for holding back may mirror those of big businesses, local conditions like state taxes may loom larger in their decisions.

New York Times in Talks to Sell Red Sox Stake

New York Times Co. (NYT) is in talks to sell its stake in the Boston Red Sox baseball team. "It continues to be for sale," New York Times CEO Janet Robinson said, according to Reuters. "We are continuing to talk to a variety of prospective buyers, large and small."

NY Times Co. in spin-control mode

The people in charge at The New York Times Co. are all about transparency -- except when they're not. Times publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr. and...

NYT explores sale of Boston Globe

The New York Times Co. (NYT) has reportedly hired Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) to oversee a possible sale of the cash-strapped Boston Globe, New...

Filene's Basement is at death's door

Filene's Basement, the Boston-based discount chain that claims to be the very place where bargains are born, is on its deathbed. Vendors, who have...

How to save The Boston Globe

The newspaper industry is in deep trouble. How so? It costs a lot to write, print, and deliver a newspaper, and with more people getting their news...