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2014-06-10 23:15:08

“Hospital on Defense for Cyber-Attacks”* was the title of an article published by the Boston Herald on April 1st. (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 The article revealed that the Internet connection serving all Boston-area hospitals is attacked about every seven seconds, prompting Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center to block about 98 percent of incoming emails, the hospital’s chief information officer, Dr. John Halamka, said. “Most often, people do this in Eastern Europe and China because...

2013-05-14 23:31:36

Global Security Experts Security Sensei was prominently featured in the recent Boston Herald article “Sales Pitches Use Bombing as Hook.” Security Sensei Jordan Frankel said his company pushed its product BlastGARD in the wake of the Boston bombing with hopes of preventing future injuries and saving lives. (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 Global Security Experts Founder Jordan Frankel, also known as the Security Sensei, was highlighted in an April 28th Boston Herald article titled...

2009-05-04 10:08:35

One of the 13 unions at The Boston Globe has agreed to $2.2 million in concessions in the face of a threat to close the 137-year-old newspaper, the Globe said. The Boston Newspaper Printing Pressmen Union agreed to a concessions plan and would put it to their 200 members within a week, the newspaper said. Despite progress with that union, negotiations broke off Sunday night with the Globe's largest union, The Boston Newspaper Guild, after the company rejected the Guild's latest offer. The New...

2008-10-01 21:00:12

By JESSICA HESLAM Cable TV's business commentators and pundits are working overtime with analysis of the Wall Street meltdown, but some observers say they're hardly a calming influence to already anxious viewers. "Essentially, they're selling fear," said Kristina Minnick, an assistant professor of finance at Bentley College. Minnick watches CNBC's Erin Burnett in the morning and "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer in the evening. She says Burnett is "fantastic in regards to her knowledge and...

2008-08-07 03:00:22

By Scott Van Voorhis, Boston Herald Aug. 7--Welcome to Southie-wood. Developer Tim Pappas is floating plans to build an L.A.-style movie production complex on a vacant lot he owns at the corner of West First and E streets, according to state Rep. Brian Wallace (D-South Boston), who was briefed on the proposal. Pappas, who has dabbled in movie making himself even as he rolls out upscale Southie condo projects, is looking to cash in on the Hub's new reputuation as a mecca for Hollywood...

2008-08-07 03:00:14

By Michael Marotta, Boston Herald Aug. 7--EVENT ArtsUnion's Vidfest 2008 Union Square, Somerville, Friday at 7:30 p.m. (Rain date is Saturday) FREE Live music and video art collide at Vidfest, an outdoor festival that blurs the line between audio and visual. With more than 10 video artists adding colorful sights to the sounds of local electronic act Secret Sea (ex-U.V. Protection), New York's Mixel Pixel and Providence comedy duo Awesome Brothers, Vidfest is a pleasant assault...

2008-08-06 18:00:21

By Dave Wedge, Boston Herald Aug. 6--Ozzy Osbourne and his traveling troupe took a pass on the summer circuit this year and that's turned out to be good news. Headbangers have been blessed with the Mayhem Festival, a gift from the metal gods. It's likely most of the acts on this 14-band onslaught would have appeared at Ozzfest anyway, but the absence of Ozzy provided an opening for the masked marauders of Slipknot to headline and the band seized the opportunity with both hands around the...

2008-08-06 06:00:30

By Michael Marotta, Boston Herald Aug. 6--More than two months after announcing its transformation into a music venue and new home of the Comedy Connection, the Wilbur Theatre appeared ready to open for business last night, if only temporarily. After Tuesday night's scheduled show by UK pop princess Duffy and Wednesday night's with Gnarls Barkley, the historic 94-year-old Tremont Street theater will shut down again in order to complete handicap-access renovations. The city granted the...

2008-08-05 03:00:30

By Gayle Fee and Laura Raposa, Boston Herald Aug. 5--Hey, Lauren Hashian, R U the Girl for Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson???? Sure looks like it! Yes, that's the daughter of original Boston drummer Sib Hashian whose black bikinied bod was splashed on TMZ.com yesterday with the inked 'n' ripped Rock on a beach in Hawaii. Well, alo-HA. Here's what we know: the Lynnfield homegal, 24, who was a finalist on the UPN reality show, "R U the Girl" back in 2005, is a talented singer who met the...


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