December 20, 2017    < 1 min read

Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy!

Oracle’s founder challenges Amazon and other competitors to a battle in the Cloud

In a recent meeting with financial analysts, Larry Ellison, founder and long-time CEO of Oracle shared his perspectives on why Oracle’s 40-year pedigree of database supremacy and its commitment to being an end-to-end player in the cloud give it distinct advantages over their main competitors Amazon, Salesforce and Workday. How will his predictions on how the enterprise-cloud business will unfold hold up in the long-run?

Raise a toast for this unique brew

A boutique London brewery is turning unwanted bread into craft ale with the aim to reduce food waste. They use leftover bread ends from sandwich-making factories to replace a third of the malted barley that would otherwise be used for brewing. Brewing beer from fermented bread is not new. Toast Ale’s recipe derives from a 4,000-year-old practice from the ancient city of Babylon in Mesopotamia!

The soundtrack to your holidays

You’ve probably heard Christmas staples like Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You” and Michael Bublé’s cover of “It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas” since early November but the holiday festivities aren’t over yet!

Check out Spotify’s global list of its top 5 most popular Christmas songs of 2017, along with a breakdown of the most distinctive Christmas song for each age group.

Setting a New Year’s Resolution you’ll keep

How many unfulfilled resolutions have you made? Here’s a comprehensive guide on how to identify the right resolution to improve your life, create a plan on how to reach it, and become part of the small group of people that successfully achieve their goal.

6 tips to cut restaurant costs

Restaurants are known for their thin profit margins. Coupled with pressures like rental costs and food prices, every penny counts. From rethinking ingredients to getting a better handle on inventory management, here are 6 expert-backed tips on how to cut costs without skimping on quality.

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