Politicians seem to have been able to strike a last minute deal to avert the fiscal cliff. So what does the new fiscal crisis bill mean for small businesses, America's position in the global economy, and business owners?
While the new deal which breaks the stalemate over the fiscal crisis may help some dodge some new taxes, the bill which reportedly includes over $600 billion in tax hikes and few spending cuts doesn't sound that different than simply falling off the cliff.
The battle for retail dollars is set to be fiercer than ever in 2013. Will your tech keep you on top of the game or see you become a victim in the next twelve months?
Reports put the 2012 holiday sales season as the worst on record since 2008, despite deep discounts and offers beginning even before Black Friday. If this trend continues into the New Year, then only the strong will survive.
Yesterday Facebook began testing a new fee for sending messages to anyone outside of a user's immediate network of friends.
More than just turning more brands off of using the social platform as a marketing tool, this signals a major shift needed to keep today's startup culture alive and a new marketing strategy for those who have been investing in social media marketing.
Will Instagram be the latest Facebook victim, and what does the photo sharing app's latest moves mean for your tech strategy?
There is a huge difference between brands which offer value and those which simply take from their customers. The latter of course dooming many previously popular platforms and firms to a painful fall.
Google Maps iPhone app launches as Obama petitioned to create a Death Star to create jobs…
The last few weeks of the year are shaping up to be extremely busy as technology trends hustle to concrete themselves as dominating forces in 2013.
A recent announcement by Apple adds momentum to en emerging trend, forcing the tech community to react…
At an interview with Apple's Tim Cook, the tech giant revealed it plans to bring more manufacturing onshore. Some of the company's product line is already either being assembled in the U.S. or having some parts made here before being shipped overseas to be assembled. Cook unveiled plans to invest over $100 million to bring more operations back onshore.
New network science research plots a path to major brain and tech developments by linking our minds, the universe and the Internet.
Will you face an exodus of your best team members as they are lured to the competition by bigger holiday bonuses this year? Small businesses seem to be flusher with cash this year or at least recognizing how critical it is to retain staff loyalty and the huge difference having the best talent makes to their success.
This Black Friday appears to be spurring the usual mayhem but what's the real deal on the discounts for entrepreneurs?
This isn't just a "good" week to be out getting the Christmas gift shopping done early, it's actually a smart time for savvy entrepreneurs to be hunting for deals for their businesses as well.
However, before you splurge and blow critical working capital ask these four important questions:
1. Do You Need it?
Following on from the success of the BBM app, RIM announces free Wi-Fi calls, but is this another Apple like case of too little too late?
The Skype like BBM Voice enables these Wi-Fi calls between Blackberry customers, encouraging brand loyalty, and making it more difficult for businesses to break from the service ahead of the Blackberry 10 launch in 2013.