Mark Magill

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3 New Takes on the Business Center

Forget the old-school business center. Check out these three revamped hotel workspaces encourage collaboration.<p>Dreary hotel business centers may soon be a thing of the past. These days, more hotels are catering to the changing needs of road warriors by rolling out spaces designed for working in …

Hospitality

New York City to Require Employers to Give Paid Sick Leave

3 min read<p>Under federal law, you don’t have to pay your employees if they don’t come to work because they are sick. However, a growing number of places are moving to make paid sick time mandatory. As of Thursday, New York City is expected to be the latest addition to that list.<p>San Francisco kicked …

Small Business

Sequoia Capital In Singapore After A Year, Has Yet To Invest In A Local Startup

When Sequoia Capital India landed in Singapore quietly in 2012, the buzz around town was that a big-name US fund being in the country was going to really jolt the market and provide serious cred to the startups here.<p>The Indian team running operations here, however, appears to have spent the last …

10 Lessons I Learned From The End of My Marriage

Often, the lessons we need most are the ones we are most resistant to. I never wanted to be divorced. In fact, losing my husband, through any means, was my greatest fear in life. So, when I found myself suddenly single at the age of 32 after being betrayed by my best friend and partner of 16 years, …

Yen’s fall sparks auto showroom battle

Mazda Canada Inc. plans to take advantage of the drop in the Japanese yen to boost vehicle sales this year, in a sign that recent currency gyrations are flowing through to the Canadian economy – right down to the showroom floor.<p>"Things are finally turning to our favour, so it's time for us to be a …

Nelson Mandela breathing without difficulty - presidency

Mr Mandela's lungs are said to have been damaged working in a jail quarry<p><b>Nelson Mandela is breathing without difficulty, South Africa's presidency has said, as he spends a third day in hospital with a lung infection.</b><p>Mr Mandela, 94, was comfortable and was continuing to respond to treatment, the …

Matterform crowdfunds a simple, well-designed 3D scanner that could arrive this summer

MakerBot has been the trailblazer when it comes to bringing 3D printing to the masses, but another company may beat it to the punch before it can do the same for 3D scanners. Matterform is looking to produce a simple, low-profile 3D scanner, and it's launched an Indiegogo campaign in support of the …

Merged AA bullish on Philly, but what about Pittsburgh?

Philadelphia will be "extremely important" to American even after it merges with US Airways. But, on the other side of Pennsylvania, the outlook appears to be less rosy for Pittsburgh.<p>That's part of the picture emerging about the role Pennsylvania – long a key state for US Airways – will play for …

China