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Innovation Economy

Will Boston ever catch up?

Boston, you bet the farm on corporate technology. These days, the money is in consumer products, and Silicon Valley is king. Will you ever catch up?

By Scott Kirsner
July 22, 2007

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The explosion of consumer-oriented technologies, from YouTube to the iPhone, has been pushing the pistons of the technology economy for the past three years. That's great for California, and a real problem for Massachusetts, which has specialized in building technologies for corporate use since the mini-computer boom of the 1980s. (Full article: 1203 words)

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