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27 min ago | The Argus

Supper-clubs and pop-up kitchens thriving in new dining landscape

Supper clubs and pop-up kitchens have been all the rage in London for some time now.


Related Topix: East Sussex County, England, World News, West Sussex County, England, United Kingdom, Restaurant Management, Life, Food Festival, Food

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Business Journal

Regulators rule not to raise Baltimore taxi fares; order cabs to install credit card machines

Maryland regulators have ruled not to raise taxi rates in Baltimore City and county, while ordering all cab drivers to install electronic devices that allow riders to pay with a credit or debit card.


What San Francisco's Startup Scene Is Really Like

For entrepreneurs, there really is no place like Silicon Valley. For many years as an Australian living between Beijing and Sydney, I have read, heard or watched a lot about it; but it was only recently that I actually experienced it.


Related Topix: Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel, SoMa (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Twitter, Startups, Yelp

Big San Fran Office Deal in Works?

Register now and save $50 with the Early Bird pricing. RealShare BAY AREA on September 4 at The City Club in San Francisco.


Related Topix: Country, Early Bird, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, us Travel, Travel


VIDEO: Pedestrian, Others Seriously Hurt as Car Fleeing Police Crashes onto S.F. Sidewalk

A pedestrian remains in the hospital Tuesday morning after the driver of an allegedly-stolen car tries to flee from police, hits a taxi cab, and skids onto the sidewalk.


Green Left Weekly

From London to Tel Aviv, the world says stop Israel's barbaric attack on Gaza

Journalist Owen Jones, who spoke at the rally at the start of the demonstration, took this photo as the marchers assembled in front of the Israeli Embassy.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Europe, United Kingdom

Mon Jul 28, 2014


A 266-Square-Foot "Starter Home" In San Francisco For $379K

Measuring a legal 266 square feet, the "cozy cottage" in need of "TLC" at 527 Morse Street is one of the smallest single-family homes in San Francisco.



NYPD Arrests Captain America and Spider-Man in Crackdown on Times Square Characters

The New York Police Department cracked down on Times Square characters this weekend, arresting Naked Cowboy , Captain America, Spider-Man and Jessie the Cowgirl from Toy Story .


Lowell Sun

Mayor: Times Square characters should be licensed

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday he believes the people wearing character costumes in Times Square should be licensed and regulated.


Related Topix: Monster, Human Resources

Business Journal

Investors snap up Latham Square office building in Oakland's Uptown for creative space

Ridge Capital Investors LLC and Contrarian Capital Management LLC picked up the 114,000-square-foot, 15-story office property at 1611 Telegraph Ave. in Oakland for $12 million or about $105 per square foot via


Related Topix: Oakland, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA


Apple's Book Purchase To Rival Amazon; Amazon Payment Hardware To Rival Square Inc.

In this edition of tech giants muscling into one another's territory there are reports of Apple quietly buying "the Pandora of Books" to compete with , while Amazon is said to be launching a mobile credit card reading rival to privately held Square Inc. First, Apple: TechCrunch reports that Apple purchased startup BookLamp for a price ... (more)


Related Topix: Amazon, Science / Technology, Apple, Startups

Hispanic Business

Access Bank Rewards Mobile Banking Customers

The bank said the move was to encourage customers in the use of electronic payment channels.


Business Wire

Franklin University Selects ACI Worldwide for Online Payments

As one of the largest private universities in Ohio, with a growing enrollment approaching 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students, Franklin University wanted a proven payment provider with technology that required no additional programming to integrate with the University's ERP system.


Related Topix: Franklin University, Transaction Systems Architects , Software, Science / Technology, CPU


Amazon Could Be Looking to Launch a Credit Card Reader

Amazon might be preparing to launch a Square -like credit card reader, according to a leaked Staples document obtained by 9to5Mac .


Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Washington Post

Silver Line a new weapon in the war for talent

On the best days, it took an hour and 20 minutes for District resident Molly Weisse-Bernstein to commute to her job in McLean with government contractor LMI.


Related Topix: Tysons Corner, VA, Cvent, Business News

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Fixed, An App That Just Raised $1.2 Million, Fights Your Parking Tickets For You

David Hegarty and DJ Burdick cofounded Fixed last fall after Hegarty received five parking tickets in three weeks.


Fri Jul 25, 2014

Finextra Research news

SERVICE, SPEND, SELL The Digital Banking Opportunity - community blog from Derek Corcoran

I recently got to speak with an enlightening analyst from Gartner - Rajesh Kandaswamy - who specializes in the Financial Services vertical.


Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Emerging Technology, Search Engines


Applied Genetic Technologies Corporation Announces Pricing Of Public Offering

Applied Genetic Technologies Corporation today announced the pricing of its public offering of 2,000,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $15.00 per share, before underwriting discounts.


Related Topix: Attention, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA


Don't Hold Your Breath Just Yet for Snapchat Monetization

The popular platform has new and rumored features, but marketers say it needs to roll out more tracking capabilities before it can legitimately claim a seat at the social network ad table.


Related Topix: Clickz, Marketing

Universal Hub

State can't force you to file taxes electronically if you don't trust its online security

The Appellate Tax Board ruled yesterday a taxpayer who fears hackers could tap into his financial records if he filed taxes electronically had "reasonable cause" to pay the old-fashioned way - with a paper check - and ordered the state Department of Revenue to drop a $100 penalty it tried to assess him for not filing via computer The board ruled ... (more)


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computer Security


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