Vishing: The Latest, and Greatest, Security Concern

Vishing: The Latest, and Greatest, Security Concern - http://bmighty.com Avatar Posted by blueenergy under News
From http://bmighty.com 5085 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 22, 2008 8:45 pm
Cybercriminials' latest effort involves a combination of VoIP and phishing and is aimed squarely at small and midsize businesses. Cybercriminals have become quite adept at taking advantage of the latest technology. Their latest foray centers on leveraging the significant acceptance of Voice over IP (VoIP) to steal personal information. Th Read More

Veteran Small-Business Bill Enacted

Veteran Small-Business Bill Enacted - http://www.nytimes.com Avatar Posted by jnelson under News
From http://www.nytimes.com 5086 days ago
Made Hot by: billrice on February 21, 2008 4:50 am
President Bush this week signed new legislation expanding small-business opportunities for veterans and helping reservists run their businesses after they've been deployed.

The Military Reservist and Veteran Small Business Reauthorization and Opportunity Act, introduced by Sens. John Kerry (D-Mass.) and Olympia Snowe (R-Maine), will Read More

Is Obama Good for Business?

Is Obama Good for Business? - http://www.businessweek.com Avatar Posted by luckycharmer under News
From http://www.businessweek.com 5087 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 21, 2008 3:52 am
So what would an Obama Presidency look like for business? "It would be a pragmatic, center-left administration," says Democratic political strategist Steve McMahon, who is unaligned with a Presidential candidate this year. "He's been pretty clear that business would have a seat at the table, but business wouldn't be able to buy all the chairs Read More

U.S. Small-Business Optimism Falls to 17-Year Low

U.S. Small-Business Optimism Falls to 17-Year Low - http://www.bloomberg.com Avatar Posted by GPorter under News
From http://www.bloomberg.com 5094 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 19, 2008 5:28 pm
Optimism among small-business owners fell last month to a 17-year low as companies said they expect business conditions to worsen in the next six months.

The National Federation of Independent Business confidence index declined 2.8 percentage points to 91.8, according to the Washington-based group. Eight of the 10 components making up the meas Read More

The Deeper Roots Of Economic Anxiety

The Deeper Roots Of Economic Anxiety - http://blogs.forbes.com Avatar Posted by Aaronontheweb under News
From http://blogs.forbes.com 5088 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 19, 2008 5:27 pm
From the page: "The U.S. economy is in better shape than the pundits, polls and press say it is. I don't believe America is in a recession now. I don't think one is coming. After eight months of anxiety and stock market turbulence, if the bad event hasn't happened by now, I doubt it will happen at all." Read More

Group Seeks To Put Small Biz in Prez Spotlight

Group Seeks To Put Small Biz in Prez Spotlight - http://blog.washingtonpost.com Avatar Posted by dobbie under News
From http://blog.washingtonpost.com 5088 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 19, 2008 5:13 pm
Hey Obama! Hey Clinton! Hey McCain! Psst, over here. Some members of the small business community are ticked off that small firms, which create the greatest number of new jobs in the nation and comprise 99 percent of all employers, are getting little attention during this presidential campaign season. Read More

The Future of Small Business

The Future of Small Business - http://www.intuit.com Avatar Posted by suzyQ under News
From http://www.intuit.com 5092 days ago
Made Hot by: digitalsmash on February 15, 2008 7:17 pm
Artisans, historically defined as skilled craftsmen who fashioned goods by hand, will re-emerge as an influential force in the coming decade. These next-gen artisans will craft their goods and shape the economy — through upswings and downturns — with an effect reaching far beyond their neighborhoods, or even their nations. That's one of the c Read More

Stimulus bill: Tax breaks for small biz

Stimulus bill: Tax breaks for small biz - http://money.cnn.com Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under News
From http://money.cnn.com 5092 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 15, 2008 4:35 pm
The economic stimulus bill signed into law included one tax break for small businesses added by the Senate, but lost another as Congressional leaders bowed to White House pressure to move quickly without adding too many amendments.

The key addition affecting small businesses is an expansion of "bonus depreciation," which allows investments in Read More

New York governor wants online sales tax

New York governor wants online sales tax - http://hosted.ap.org Avatar Posted by JohnH under News
From http://hosted.ap.org 5093 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 14, 2008 7:20 pm
Amazon.com is fighting Gov. Eliot Spitzer's plan to require out-of-state online companies to collect New York state sales tax on goods they send to addresses in New York - the most recent cash-strapped state to propose the tax. Spitzer estimates in his budget that the state would gain $47 million by requiring Internet giants such as Amazon.com t Read More

Small Business Trends

Small Business Trends - http://www.smallbiztrends.com Avatar Posted by skarasic under News
From http://www.smallbiztrends.com 5093 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 14, 2008 4:32 pm
Small Business Trends updates you on trends affecting the small business market. Edited by Anita Campbell. Read More
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