GE integrates iBeacons in new LED lighting fixtures rolling out in Walmart & other retailers | 9to5Mac

Up until now most retailers have been deploying Apple’s iBeacon technology by purchasing small standalone Bluetooth beacons or using iPad terminals that act as beacons. Now, GE is introducing its next-generation LED light fixture that packs in a combo Bluetooth LE/Visual Light Communication chip for iBeacon functionality allowing retailers to cut costs and avoid purchasing […]

GE integrates iBeacons in new LED lighting fixtures rolling out in Walmart & other retailers | 9to5Mac

19 Hilarious Wedding Photo #Fails That Are Actually #Winning | Brit + Co

You tried. You really did. But somehow the fates were against you. Marauding llamas, jokester officiants and even Death combined to ruin what may have been a treasured wedding photo. But it’s okay, really, because now you can join the ranks of viral Internet stars. If you can’t stage a hilarious or creative wedding shoot on […]

19 Hilarious Wedding Photo #Fails That Are Actually #Winning | Brit + Co

Olive Garden investor cries ‘too many breadsticks and not enough wine’ | Business | theguardian.com

Like a Wall Street version of Gordon Ramsey’s Kitchen Nightmares, hedge fund Starboard Value has been paying close attention to the Italian pasta chain Olive Garden, and found its service wanting. Stop making bland pasta, cut back on breadsticks and add more alcohol – that’s the recipe for success at Olive Garden being offered by […]

Olive Garden investor cries ‘too many breadsticks and not enough wine’ | Business | theguardian.com

Coworking: India’s trendiest start-ups operate out of cafes rather than conventional workplaces – The Economic Times

Coworking: India’s trendiest start-ups operate out of cafes rather than conventional workplaces – The Economic Times

At 28, Ritu Ghuwalewala learnt to fire an employee. Highly qualified, he was a crucial and only local member of her team in Mumbai back in 2012. For Ritu, an Indore girl, this was a tough, growing-up moment. “If it had been an office where ours was the only company, I do not know how […]


‘Micro-unit’ apartments proposed for Short North | The Columbus Dispatch

Columbus has plenty of microbreweries, but is it ready for micro-apartments? The Dublin development company Stonehenge hopes so. Stonehenge has proposed a “micro-unit” apartment complex at the southwest corner of N. High Street and 3rd Avenue in the Short North. The six-story building would include 32 studio apartments, all of them 540 square feet — […]

‘Micro-unit’ apartments proposed for Short North | The Columbus Dispatch

A bigger role for banks in commercial real estate lending

A bigger role for banks in commercial real estate lending

U.S. banks are seeing some of the lowest loss rates of the past six years on commercial real estate and construction loans,boosting their case for increased lending activity in the sector. Data from Sageworks, a financial information company, show that net charge-offs for commercial real estate loans (non-farm, non-residential) were 0.16 percent of average loan […]