Commercial property investors losing appetite for UK

Enthusiasm among international investors for the UK commercial property market has continued to wane over the past quarter, according to BrickVest’s latest commercial property investment barometer. According to the data ,capturing the views of over 6000 international professional real estate investors, only 27 percent view the UK as their preferred …

The One Thing Married Women Should do to Protect Their Finances Before They Retire

When Kathleen M. Rehl lost her husband, she remembers, beyond the grief, how much fear she felt. There was an underlying burden of worrying whether she would survive financially. That was unexpected, considering Rehl was a financial advisor. She was 60 when her husband died at age 72. The two …

The most overlooked path to commercialize AI is for companies to do it themselves

John Mannes Contributor John Mannes is a student at the University of Michigan. More posts by this contributor Primer helps governments and corporations monitor and understand the world’s information New venture capitalists find strength in numbers The Bessemer Process patented in 1856 by Sir Henry Bessemer is one of the …

Medicare Open Enrollment Starts Today. Do These 2 Things Now

They’re familiar rites of mid-October: the MLB playoffs and the start of Medicare open enrollment 2019. You can tune out baseball if you choose, but you can’t afford to do the same with Medicare. New players have entered the Medicare Advantage market this year, existing plans have made changes to …

Is the tech press too positive in its coverage of startups?

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. It’s our first week in the new TechCrunch podcast studio, or it was for Kate Clark and Chris Gates. Alex Wilhelm will be back around SF next week. For now, we fired up …

I asked the US government for my immigration file and all I got were these stupid photos

“Welcome to the United States of America.” That’s the first thing you read when you find out your green card application was approved. Those long-awaited words are printed on fancier-than-usual paper, an improvement on the usual copy machine printed paper that the government sends to periodically remind you that you, …

Apple releases the first trailer for Ron Moore’s space race drama ‘For All Mankind’

We still don’t know exactly when Apple will launch its subscription streaming service TV+ (it’ll be sometime this fall), or how much it will cost, but CEO Tim Cook showed off a trailer for one of the original shows today at the Worldwide Developers Conference. That show is “For All Mankind,” …

From FUBAR to Five Star: Delivering Excellent Facilities Management

Mark Wilcock is an experienced facilities management professional and he has something to share with you. His self-written new book From FUBAR to Five Star: Delivering Excellent Facilities Management offers reflections and guidance on a range of challenges that face facilities managers in their day to day lives. Mark is …

Property investors cool on issue of climate change

According to a RICS global survey of Commercial and Construction market professionals, in the UK, 47 percent of respondents reported that climate change risks are not important or irrelevant for investors. In addition, while 25 percent reported that there is more interest in energy efficient buildings than two years ago, …

21 entrepreneur quotes to kickstart your New Year’s resolutions

Starting a new business is a lot like creating a New Year’s resolution. You’ve thought long and hard about ideas, you’ve weighed out the risks and rewards, you’ve created strategies to help you achieve success, and you’ve taken the initiative to start. But how do you stay motivated? Let’s turn to …

Competition among alternative protein players gets hot as companies beef up with new deals

The competition for control of the burgeoning market for burger replacements (and other alternatives to animal proteins) continues to heat up. Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods the two leading contenders for top purveyor of plant-based patties (and other formulations) have spent most of the typically sleepy summer months jockeying for …

NASA picks a dozen science and tech projects to bring to the surface of the Moon

With the Artemis mission scheduled to put boots on lunar regolith as soon as 2024, NASA has a lot of launching to do — and you can be sure none of those launches will go to waste. The agency just announced 12 new science and technology projects to send to …

Large Cursors: Pointing the Way Towards a Better Web

Various experiments are conducted these days with mouse pointers. Consider our recent posts regarding cursor effects and the use of circular cursors in web design. It feels like we are obsessed with this tiny device that indicates our movement across the computer screen. Without a doubt, there is a fixation …