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Consumer Goods and Services

Why are High Street restaurants in trouble?

2018-03-16 23:41:57| BBC News | Business | UK Edition

Why diners seem to have gone cold on mid-market chain restaurants.

Category: Consumer Goods and Services

Blooming pensions

2018-03-16 23:38:22| BBC News | Business | UK Edition

From 5 April nine million workers in auto enrolment will have to decide whether to pay increased contributions

Category: Consumer Goods and Services

Singled out

2018-03-16 23:36:01| BBC News | Business | UK Edition

Single people pay more for holidays, living costs and car insurance - but there are some benefits too.

Category: Consumer Goods and Services

Information Technology

Milo WiFi System

2018-03-17 14:15:12| PC Magazine Wireless Networking Product Guide

The Milo WiFi System offers whole-house wireless coverage for less than $200, but this mesh system uses older 802.11n technology and is devoid of features and settings.

Category: Information Technology

Samsung Galaxy S9's Mickey Mouse Emoji Are a Little Stiff

2018-03-17 13:14:47| PC Magazine Cell Phones Product Guide

Samsung delivered its Mickey and Minnie Mouse AR Emoji characters today, but the motion-capture animation needs some work.

Category: Information Technology

Steve Jobs' 1973 Job Application Sells for $174K

2018-03-16 23:14:59| PC Magazine Cell Phones Product Guide

The one-page document, which Jobs filled out while at Reed College, generated over 30 bids on a original estimated value at over $50,000.

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Category: Information Technology

Real Estate

Toys `R' Us Is Shuttering Stores, and Few Will Want to Fill Them

2018-03-16 19:25:47| National Real Estate Investor

Toys R Us has stores in all types of shopping properties -- from standalone locations to community strip centers to large regional malls.

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Category: Real Estate

10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (March 16, 2018)

2018-03-16 17:25:26| National Real Estate Investor

Steve Wynn might sell his stake in Wynn Resorts, reports Reuters. The New York Times looks at private equitys record with retailer buyouts. These are among todays must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.

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Category: Real Estate

Survey Says Agility, Reduced Real Estate Costs Among the Biggest Advantages of Flexible Office Space

2018-03-16 09:25:41| National Real Estate Investor

The survey, based on more than 500 responses, found that companies using flex space felt agility was the greatest value, allowing them to assign employees to a space on short notice.

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Category: Real Estate


Dutch Broadband 2017-Q4

2018-03-16 14:45:00| Telecompaper Reports

This report analyses developments in the fourth quarter of 2017 in the Dutch market for broadband internet access, focusing on mass market connections including consumer and SOHO (Small Office Home Office). The report further includes data on triple-play developments, fixed market revenues and broadband revenues. The findings are compared with results from previous periods. The analysis is based on Telecompaper's continuous research into the development of the Dutch broadband communication services market. The focus is on cable network operators (Ziggo, Delta, Caiway), DSL network operators (KPN, T-Mobile,, Tele2) and FTTH providers (including KPN, Caiway).

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Category: Telecommunications

3 Group grows FY results on Italian merger, despite small drop in customer base

2018-03-16 09:59:00| Telecompaper Headlines

(Telecompaper) 3 Group reported a solid rise in annual results in 2017, despite a small drop in its customer base. The company blamed the customer losses on new definitions for inactive subscribers after the merger of Wind and Tre in Italy and "intense competition for lower value customers" in Wind Tre's base.

Category: Telecommunications

Qualcomm former chairman talks to investors on buy-out bid - report

2018-03-16 08:42:00| Telecompaper Headlines

(Telecompaper) Paul Jacobs, the recently demoted chairman of Qualcomm, has approached several investors about a possible takeover of the chipmaker founded by his father. Following Broadcom's blocked bid for Qualcomm, he is seeking the help of investors such as Softbank to take the company private, the Financial Times reports. 

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Category: Telecommunications