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    How to Not Go Out of Business

    How to Not Go Out of Business
    Have you ever thought about how banking has evolved over the past 20 years? The other day, as I maneuvered my car past the drive-up ATM, I was telling my kids about the way things used to be. Like when I had to plan ahead and make sure I got to the bank by 3 on Friday to deposit my paycheck ...
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    Outlook for Jobs Is Improving

    Outlook for Jobs Is Improving
    An economic survey out today provides fresh evidence that a fitful recovery is underway as customer demand grows in the third quarter for the first time in more than a year and the jobs outlook brightens a bit. For the first time since the recession began, the portion of companies planning to add employees in the next six months outnumbered those ...
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    Business Owners' Holiday Giving Plans

    Business Owners' Holiday Giving Plans
    Customers will get their holiday cheer this season, but employees and charitable organizations may find their stockings empty, a new survey suggests. The annual American Express OPEN Small Business Holiday Monitor tracks small business owners whose companies have fewer than 100 employees to gauge their plans for the holiday season. This year, 516 interviews were completed by Echo Research from Oct. ...
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    Surprise! Good News Abounds In Today’s Market (Really!!)

    Surprise!  Good News Abounds In Today’s Market (Really!!)
    We are living in the best time possible. You and I, as small business owners, have opportunities as never before to excel and achieve not only the business goals we have but also the lifestyle goals. Right about now, you might be wondering if I’m in tune with reality. “Doesn’t this guy know about the problems with blah, blah, blah (fill ...
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    Work Less (It's Good for Business)

    Work Less (It's Good for Business)
    Brett Schklar was a fast-rising, burn-the-candle-at-both-ends kind of executive. So naturally, he was on a business trip the day of his 31st birthday. His career as a vice president at a promising tech company was flourishing, and if that came at the expense of time with his family, time spent taking care of himself, time to even pause to celebrate his ...
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    Google Attackers May Have Had Inside Assistance

    Google Attackers May Have Had Inside Assistance
    Google is investigating possible insider assistance China has been found numerous times to be the source of cyber attacks against both the U.S. government and U.S.-based companies. The latest such attack was perpetrated against search giant Google and was carried out in mid-December 2009. Google has acknowledged that the attack resulted in theft of IP and source code. Reports have surfaced ...
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    Bill Gates Unplugged: New Website Will Be Former MS CEO's Public Forum

    Bill Gates Unplugged: New Website Will Be Former MS CEO's Public Forum
    SEATTLE - When Bill Gates was at Microsoft's helm, his internal memos set the company's course for such radical shifts as the rise of the Internet. Now, Gates is making his musings public on a new Web site called The Gates Notes. There, the head of The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has started posting his opinion on topics from the ...
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    Apple Sells 300k iPads on Launch Day

    Apple Sells 300k iPads on Launch Day
    Apple's much hyped iPad landed in consumer hands over the weekend. The device was made available in Apple Stores and Best Buy stores at 9 AM on Saturday – those that pre-ordered iPads from Apple's website received them Saturday via UPS. The downside to a Saturday launch was that consumers with plans had to pre-sign for the iPad with a form ...
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    Fool-Proof Pranks for the Office

    [photo:541725] April Fools is just around the corner, and that means you've either got a nefarious prank up your sleeve, or are planning to take some PTO to avoid being pranked. Whatever type of funny business you choose for April Fools' Day, make sure that you don't cross the line and get yourself fired or involved in a lawsuit! Follow these ...
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    10 Tricks to Telecommuting Success

    In a century where convenience is the standard form of measurement, telecommuting is growing in popularity. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in 2005, more than 11 million people worked from home — that's about 8 percent of the U.S. population! And what's not to love about telecommuting? When you can work from the comfort of your home, skip commuter ...

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    Apple Sells 300k iPads on Launch Day

    Apple Sells 300k iPads on Launch Day
    Apple's much hyped iPad landed in consumer hands over the weekend. The device was made available in Apple Stores and Best Buy stores at 9 AM on Saturday – those that pre-ordered iPads from Apple's website received them Saturday via UPS. The downside to a Saturday launch was that consumers with plans had to pre-sign for the iPad with a form ...
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    Fool-Proof Pranks for the Office

    [photo:541725] April Fools is just around the corner, and that means you've either got a nefarious prank up your sleeve, or are planning to take some PTO to avoid being pranked. Whatever type of funny business you choose for April Fools' Day, make sure that you don't cross the line and get yourself fired or involved in a lawsuit! Follow these ...
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    Apple-Google War Escalates

    Apple-Google War Escalates
    This week Qi Lu, the president of Microsoft’s online services division, was seen on Apple's campus.  He was reportedly meeting to discuss terms with Apple to make Bing the default search engine on the iPad and possibly even the iPhone.  That would be a blow for Google, which has enjoyed a great deal of search traffic from the iPhone.  However, it's ...
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