(Steven Senne — The Associated Press)
Technology: Dell buying EMC for $67 billion

Largest transaction ever between two technology companies
10/12/2015 04:03 PM EDT
NEW YORK >> Dell is buying data storage company EMC for $67 billion in a huge bet on a segment of technology that has proven to be more profitable than the slumping personal computer market. 
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Business Briefs: Fundraiser to launch Berkshire Food Web on Wednesday
10/12/2015 03:41 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD Fundraiser to launch Berkshire Food Web at Hotel on North The Nutrition Center will celebrate the launch of Berkshire Food Web on Wednesday with a fundraising event at Hotel on North, 297 North St. Full Story

Passengers love to hate the new discount airlines
10/09/2015 03:35 PM EDT - DALLAS >> When the delay on his 90-minute flight stretched past the four-hour mark, David Rankin started tweeting to Spirit Airlines as he and other passengers grew restless. Full Story

Berkshire Business Breifs
10/11/2015 06:48 AM EDT - North Adams Info session on launching or growing a business offered A free business information session will be held Wednesday, Oct. Full Story

Amazon site challenges Etsy
10/09/2015 03:31 PM EDT - NEW YORK >> Amazon launched its site for handcrafted goods called Handmade at Amazon on Thursday, hoping to capitalize on shoppers' appetite for homemade goods ahead of the holiday season. Full Story

Chicago's Tribune Tower up for sale
10/09/2015 03:31 PM EDT - CHICAGO >> A 36-story Chicago landmark, the Tribune Tower, is up for sale. Full Story

Netflix hikes price of most popular plan
10/09/2015 03:31 PM EDT - SAN FRANCISCO >> Netflix is raising the price of its Internet video service by $1 for new customers in the U. Full Story

Tony Dobrowolski: Living the new normal on staycation
10/08/2015 07:21 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> You may not believe this, but I'm writing this column while I'm on vacation. Full Story

FINANCE: Stock markets shake off early stumbles, end higher
10/02/2015 04:33 PM EDT - NEW YORK >> The stock market reversed an early stumble on Friday and ended higher, led by gains in energy companies. Full Story

New England Business: Cutbacks in Maine scallop industry
10/02/2015 04:30 PM EDT - PORTLAND, MAINE >> A plan to place new restrictions on Maine's scalloping industry is the right way to ensure that the fishery keeps rebuilding, some fishermen say. Full Story

Berkshire County Real Estate Transactions, Sept. 14-18

10/02/2015 02:12 PM EDT
Sept. 14-18 Adams Nicholas A. and Geralyn M. Delnegro sold property at 17 West Road, Adams, to Mary L. 
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Berkshire County Real Estate Transactions, Aug. 17-21
09/11/2015 01:26 PM EDT - Aug. 17-21 Becket Jodi Ann Stefanick sold property at 299 Friar Tuck Drive, Becket, to Alesia A. Full Story

Berkshire County Real Estate Transactions, Aug. 10-14
09/03/2015 02:46 PM EDT - Aug. 10-14 Adams George G. and Bruce A. Voight sold property at 107 North Summer St. Full Story

Berkshire County Real Estate Transactions, Aug. 3-7
08/27/2015 02:55 PM EDT - Aug. 3-7 Adams Patricia E. and Ronald R. Catelotti sold property at 98-100 Columbia St. Full Story

Berkshire County Real Estate Transactions, July 20-24
08/13/2015 01:53 PM EDT - July 20-24 Adams Katie L. Pedrin T and Pamela Pedrin sold property at 16 Lincoln St. Full Story

(Adam Berry)
Are car keys a thing of the past?

The furor over General Motors' deadly ignition switch has the potential to doom the car key, a technology drivers have been using for 65 years. Full Story
(Chris Pizzello)
Famous bidders lining up to buy Clippers

Billionaires, entertainers and athletes alike announced their intentions to pursue the Los Angeles Clippers with varying degrees of seriousness Wednesday, proving the longtime losers will be quite a prize if the NBA is able to wrest control of the team away from Donald Sterling after his lifetime ban for racist remarks. Full Story
(Chris Pizzello)
Louis CK is back and grumpier than ever

Louie, who (like Louis) is a New York comic and a divorced father of two daughters, knows struggle and angst and cloudy wonderment. He views life through eyes with a stricken look, dwelling in a state of comfortable dread. Full Story