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Offices at Facebook headquarters in Palo Alto, CA back in 2011.

The rise of the open-plan office

Apr 1, 2015
More offices are emphasizing trendiness over functionality.
Posted In: office, cubicles, Facebook, ergonomics, workplace, workplace culture

Restaurant raises prices and pay, and ends tipping

Apr 1, 2015
As Seattle's minimum wage starts a gradual rise, Ivar's takes a radical path.
Posted In: Seattle, minimum wage, McDonald's

The business of climbing rocks

Mar 31, 2015
Indoor climbing makes big money, and it's getting more popular.
Posted In: rock climbing, millennials, Sports, new yorker
The Amazon logo.

Amazon Dash and the Internet of things thing

Mar 31, 2015
The company has announced a faster way to order products if you don't have time to use an actual computer
Posted In: Amazon, ordering, internet of things, commerce
Madonna, Deadmau5, Kanye West, and Jay Z stand onstage at the Tidal launch event #TIDALforALL on March 30, 2015 in New York City.

Jay Z's TIDAL is 'artist-owned.' Does it matter?

Mar 31, 2015
Jay Z has started a streaming music service called Tidal. Can its business model succeed?
Posted In: Jay Z, music streaming, spotify

Changing times fuel drug company deals

Mar 31, 2015
From Obamacare to a generic drug supply crunch, mergers are due to lots of reasons.
Posted In: UnitedHealth, pharmaceuticals, ACA

Franchising pies without losing the secret ingredient

Mar 30, 2015
LA chain the Pie Hole wrestles with expanding while remaining authentic.
Posted In: local business, franchises, pies, Small Business
This year's NBC spectacular is set to head down the yellow brick road.

NBC announces 'The Wiz' as its next musical

Mar 30, 2015
Loved NBC's "Peter Pan?" You're in luck.
Posted In: NBC, sound of music, cirque du soleil, Peter Pan
Planes operated by Lufthansa and Germanwings are seen at the El Prat International Airport in Barcelona, Spain.

How do airlines compensate for a plane crash?

Mar 30, 2015
Lufthansa may be vulnerable to unlimited liability, but not punitive damages
Posted In: Lufthansa, unlimited liability, Germanwings, insurance, aviation, airplanes