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HTC Flagship Phone Now Has Windows Phone 8.1 Version

HTC has announced the launch of the HTC One M8 for Windows 8.1. The company claims the phone is the first example of a flagship device being offered with two different operating systems. The HTC One (M8) is already available as an Android device. Show More Summary

Intuit Study: Small Businesses Compete with Large Companies Using Online Services (Cloud Computing)

Online services such as Uber, Airbnb, Quickbooks Online and Xero, Asana, Evernote, Task Rabbit, Elance, PayPal and Fiverr are game changers in small business opportunities. These services, and many others, enable small business owners to harness talent, leverage computing power and overall be more productive in their businesses – like never before. Show More Summary

What Makes a Small Business Influencer? 7 Experts Weigh In

What makes an influencer?  Specifically, who influences the small business community? It turns out, on one level that’s an easy answer.  But on another level, it is much more nuanced and hard to define.  That’s according to several people we reached out to, for their definitions. Show More Summary

How to Manage Problem Employees in Your Small Business

No one wants to work with difficult people, and in a small office environment it can be especially challenging. Learn five best practice tips to nip any issues with difficult employees in the bud.

Startup summer camp boasts Brad Feld as mentor

W hile the University of Colorado Boulder is busy enjoying its status as a Forbes top 20 school for startups, in the mountains just 35 minutes away, younger students are also getting a head start on learning how to build a business. Middle...Show More Summary

Here's What You Should Do After Drinking Coffee

New studies show that coffee can improve your health and productivity in several ways.

Saks Fifth Avenue Not Laughing About Pet Food Retailer Snaks Fifth Avenchew

Snaks Fifth Avenchew is a punny name. The company, which sells treats for dogs and horses, clearly chose its name as a spoof of the famous luxury retailer Saks Fifth Avenue. But Saks doesn’t think the name is funny at all. In fact, it...Show More Summary

What to Expect From Windows 9

When Microsoft unveils its next iteration of Windows 8, these are the design fixes you'll see.

Is Social Media Holding Your Community Hostage?

It’s a commonly held belief that the cost of acquiring new customers is much higher than retaining existing ones. While the exact ratio and cost is often debated, it does ring fundamentally true. Attracting referral customers through...Show More Summary

The News from Jackson Hole: It's All About Jobs

At the annual summit in Wyoming, the Fed said any rate hikes will depend on what happens with the labor market. Here's why that's good news for businesses.

Don’t Make These 7 Adwords Mistakes With Your Online Marketing Campaign

For many of you, online advertising drives a big chunk of your sales. So we’ve asked Sheri Firstenberg, Adwords Queen with Ripen eCommerce, to help guide you to the best ways to use Google Adwords advertising and avoid common Adwords mistakes. Show More Summary

4 Tactics for Your First Crowdfunding Campaign

Alex Daly, a crowdfunding consultant, describes how to plan out your first crowdfunding foray.

Neighborhood mailbox stickers let communities display items they have to share

Pumpipumpe is a Switzerland-based project that is encouraging residents to place stickers on their mailbox to denote the goods they're willing to lend to their neighbors.

3D printed reproductions enable gallery visitors to touch and feel precious historical objects

The Smart Replicas project uses augmented reality and 3D printed reproductions of priceless museum objects to make visits more hands-on.

Platform helps digital sports influencers get sponsored by brands

Raynforest is a marketplace that helps fans with social influence get paid for reviewing products and promoting brands.

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