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  • LOS ANGELES— In 1975, Leonard Nimoy published an autobiography with the defiant title, "I Am Not Spock." Two decades later, he bowed to fate with "I Am Spock," a revisionist sequel. Nimoy died Friday of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at his Los Angeles home, with family at his side, said his son, Adam Nimoy.

  • Feb 27- China's Lenovo Group Ltd on Friday said it will offer free subscriptions to Intel Corp security software to customers who bought laptops that were shipped with a program known as "Superfish," which made PCs vulnerable to cyberattacks. Lenovo announced the offer to provide six-month subscriptions to Intel's McAfee LiveSafe on Friday as it also...

  • Sacked Sanofi boss joins PureTech board Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 10:08 AM ET

    PARIS, Feb 27- Chris Viehbacher, sacked as chief executive of French drugs firm Sanofi last year, is to join the board of PureTech, a privately owned healthcare science and technology R&D company. Viehbacher, who moved to Boston last year while he was still running Sanofi, raised the French company's multinational profile during his six years in the job by...

  • Atlantic Power reports 4Q loss Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 5:13 AM ET

    BOSTON _ Atlantic Power Corp. on Thursday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $10.2 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. On a per-share basis, the Boston- based company said it had a loss of 9 cents. Keywords: Atlantic Power, Earnings Report.

  • EnerNOC reports 4Q loss Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 7:42 PM ET

    BOSTON _ EnerNOC Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $26.8 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 94 cents per share. For the current quarter ending in March, EnerNOC expects its results to range from a loss of $1.36 per share to a loss of $1.29 per share.

  • *Salesforce.com climbs after results, outlook. Among the top boosts for the Nasdaq and S&P 500 were shares of Avago Technologies, which jumped 14.7 percent to $129.25. The company reached a deal to acquire Emulex for $8 per share.

  • Baker says he wanted own team on health connector board Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 12:15 PM ET

    Among the four who agreed to step down was MIT economist Jonathan Gruber, who came under fire for saying it was "the stupidity of the American voter" that led to the passage of President Barack Obama's 2010 heath care law. The governor has blamed the connector breakdown— which resulted in hundreds of thousands of Massachusetts residents being put on temporary...

  • BOSTON— The head of the French company that operates Massachusetts' commuter rail system apologized for the breakdowns and delays that have plagued the system after a series of storms dumped more than 7 feet of snow on the region and vowed that full service would be restored— but not until the end of next month. Keolis International CEO Bernard Tabary said a plan...

  • Houghton Mifflin reports 4Q loss Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 11:01 AM ET

    BOSTON _ Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co. on Thursday reported a loss of $83.7 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 28 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • BOSTON, Feb 25- Citigroup Inc said it will support a rule change to make it easier for shareholders to nominate directors, making it the latest large company to embrace the controversial reform. James McRitchie, a private shareholder who often files corporate governance resolutions, said on Wednesday that Citigroup officials told him they will back a proposal...

  • NEW YORK— Book publishers for Fox News Channel host Bill O'Reilly say they stand behind his work despite questions that have been raised about his reporting. O'Reilly's series of books about the deaths of John F. Kennedy, Abraham Lincoln and Jesus Christ have sold millions of copies and been turned into successful movies for the National Geographic channel.

  • Charlie Baker sought and received the resignations of four member of the state's health connector board, including MIT economist Jonathan Gruber, who came under fire for saying it was "the stupidity of the American voter" that led to the passage of President Barack Obama's 2010 heath care law. He was called to testify before Congress in December, when he told...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 25- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Wednesday fended off a stream of aggressive questions from Republican lawmakers who accused the central bank of making Democratic political causes a higher priority than its stewardship of the U.S. economy. Speaking in front of the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee, the normally...

  • BOSTON— A Massachusetts financier has been indicted on fraud and obstruction of justice charges for allegedly defrauding investors in a $40 million mutual fund. Daniel Thibeault, 40, of Framingham, has been charged with securities fraud, wire fraud, aggravated identity theft, and obstruction of justice, according to U.S. Thibeault, a 2004 graduate of Harvard...

  • Governors looking to expand renewable energy, natural gas Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 1:17 PM ET

    BOSTON— The governors of Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island are joining forces to look for ways to increase the region's reliance on renewable energy sources while also expanding natural gas capacity. He said it's important for Massachusetts to embrace regional cooperation with neighboring states to pursue natural gas expansion.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 25- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Wednesday fended off a stream of tough questions from Republican lawmakers who accused the U.S. central bank of having a liberal bias even as the Fed tries to maintain its independence. Several Republican members of the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee pressed Yellen on her...

  • More cold, snow, ice in South, but relief may be in sight Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 10:24 AM ET

    The wintry mix of precipitation was expected from northern Texas eastward across the Gulf states and into the Carolinas, according to the National Weather Service. The latest storm comes after several others have hit much of the South, Mid-Atlantic Midwest and East Coast. The National Weather Service reported Wednesday that the snowfall as recorded at Logan...

  • WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that a state regulatory board made up mostly of dentists violated federal law against unfair competition when it tried to prevent lower-cost competitors in other fields from offering teeth-whitening services. Justice Anthony Kennedy said in his majority opinion that the Federal Trade Commission was right...

  • Eaton Vance misses Street 1Q forecasts Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 9:16 AM ET

    BOSTON _ Eaton Vance Corp. on Wednesday reported fiscal first-quarter earnings of $29 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 63 cents per share. Eaton Vance shares have risen 7.5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Correction: Oscars-Enigma Machines story Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 8:43 AM ET

    NATICK, Massachusetts— NATICK, Massachusetts— In a story Feb. 20 about the Museum of World War II, The Associated Press, relying on information from the museum's founder, erroneously reported that it is the only one in the country where patrons can use Nazi-era Enigma coding machines to encrypt and decrypt messages. At least one other museum, the National...