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Spotify paid $9 billion in royalties in 2023. Here’s what fueled the growth.

Spotify's “Loud & Clear” report noted record accomplishments, including the highest annual payment from any retailer to the music industry.

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The venture capital landscape in Boston has changed over the last decade. Just look to the billboard over Mass. Pike.

Curie.Bio is advertising to attract entrepreneurs looking for money to start companies. It speaks to a local funding shift from tech to life sciences.

Prosecutors seek from 40 to 50 years in prison for Sam Bankman-Fried for cryptocurrency fraud

Sam Bankman-Fried is scheduled to be sentenced in Manhattan federal court on March 28 for his November conviction on fraud and conspiracy charges.

McDonald’s system outages have been reported worldwide. The chain says they’re getting fixed.

Chicago-based McDonald’s Corp. said the problems were not related to a cybersecurity attack, without giving more details on what caused them.

As crypto industry looks to widen its influence in Washington, Elizabeth Warren emerges as a target

The senator is a major critic of the wealthy industry, but toppling her in Massachusetts would be a challenge.

‘I guess I have to keep posting’: Inside the lives and finances of Boston influencers

Several Boston influencers told the Globe they made six figures from social media last year, showing it is a lucrative career for Gen Zers.

DraftKings says former executive tried to poach staff from billionaire rival’s mansion

The Boston company is embroiled in a lawsuit against Michael Hermalyn, its former senior vice president, seeking to block him from helping Fanatics expand its online betting business.

Former Treasury secretary Steve Mnuchin says he’s putting together investor group to buy TikTok

Mnuchin didn't provide details on who else may be included in the investor group he plans on forming or TikTok's possible valuation.