August 20, 2014

Monday's Daily Pulse

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| 6/24/2013

› Darden warns earnings may keep dropping
After wrapping up a disappointing year, Darden Restaurants said Friday efforts to lure cost-conscious diners are starting to boost sales, but warned that earnings would likely continue to fall in the months ahead.

› Wi-Fi is about to get a lot faster and more reliable
An industry group this week began certifying products capable of running on a faster and more reliable wireless network technology. It marked the unofficial beginning of the next generation of Wi-Fi.

› Dania Jai-Alai may get 500 slot machines by end of year
Dania Jai-Alai could house 500 slot machines by the end of the year, and nearly triple that number in two years, a representative for the fronton said. Once renovations are complete, the fronton will be among the biggest pari-mutuel casinos in the state in terms of slot machines.

› In fits and starts, long-planned Miami River Greenway makes progress
Much like the broader transformation of downtown Miami, the long-promised, continuous “greenway’’ along the Miami River on which Caitung stood one afternoon last week remains incomplete, for now little more than a disconnected series of paved, lushly landscaped and undeniably attractive segments that sometimes lead nowhere.

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