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Silicon Valley Bank rescue averts catastrophe for restaurant tech

The bank's collapse on Friday made for a panicked weekend for many startups, some of which feared they'd be unable to pay staff this week. Government action ended the crisis, but there could be longer-term consequences.

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This little-known iPhone feature could change restaurant ordering

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Red Lobster gives private equity another black eye

The Bottom Line: The role a giant sale-leaseback had in the bankruptcy filing of the seafood chain has drawn more criticism of the investment firms' financial engineering. The criticism is well-earned.