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Small business advocates are taking to Facebook, Twitter and other social networks to encourage patronage of community retailers, restaurants and galleries.
May 31, 2012, 3:00 PM PDT | By Heather Clancy
The number of initial public offerings by small companies dropped by 70% over the past decade, forfeiting up to 2 million jobs, Kauffman Foundation study says.
May 31, 2012, 9:06 AM PDT | By Joe McKendrick
An IBM survey of 1,700 global business leaders suggests social software will be second only to face-to-face interaction as a means of forging relationships.
May 30, 2012, 3:00 AM PDT | By Heather Clancy
The application, developed by students from Arizona State University, is the U.S. finalist for Software Design in the 2012 Microsoft Imagine Cup.
May 29, 2012, 3:02 AM PDT | By Heather Clancy
Slightly less than half of us almost never choose to look at a sponsored Facebook ad, but that doesn’t necessarily mean companies should abandon the practice.
May 28, 2012, 9:45 AM PDT | By Heather Clancy
In the aftermath of the less-than-stellar Facebook IPO, the digital economy is declared ‘dead.’ Is that a fair call?
May 28, 2012, 6:00 AM PDT | By Joe McKendrick
Home Depot added a PayPal payment option to its in-store POS systems in just two months; now, other big-brand stores are doing the same.
May 25, 2012, 12:32 PM PDT | By Heather Clancy
Data from Forrester Research and Shop.org shows that almost half of retailers are generating higher order values from shoppers using tablets than from their traditional e-commerce sites.
May 25, 2012, 2:30 AM PDT | By Heather Clancy
By digitizing the healthcare history of its athletes, Team USA hopes to speed diagnosis and treatment.
May 24, 2012, 10:33 AM PDT | By Heather Clancy
New research suggests a majority of student job-seekers and currently employed professionals value employers concerned with social or environmental impact.
May 23, 2012, 1:59 PM PDT | By Heather Clancy