A letter from the U.S. House Small Business Committee to the FCC asks that it make a small business exemption to throttled Internet connectivity permanent.
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Got a box of windbreakers featuring the company logo collecting dust in a closet somewhere? Before you think, "These would make great gifts for the team," stop, go to any store that sells gift cards -- and in some cases, a big Christmas ham -- and avoid a colossal gift blunder.Dec 8, 2015 218 Shares
It looks like a cross between a skateboard, a hoverboard, and an oddly shaped piece of wood. It's none of those. It's Wurf Board and it could change how you sit -- or don't sit -- at your desk.Dec 5, 2015 248 Shares
Could Thanksgiving supplant Cyber Monday as the next biggest shopping day to Black Friday? New data from Kenshoo suggests that could be happening based on this year's early shopping numbers.Dec 3, 2015 163 Shares
Web.com -- via Network Solutions -- is now providing a quick set-up encrypted email system for small businesses.Nov 30, 2015 263 Shares
Sometimes there aren't enough words for a small business owner to show their employees how valuable they are to them. These gifts, while largely inexpensive, could go a long toward showing you appreciate the help.Nov 30, 2015 444 Shares
Can the serene Dojo device keep your networks safe from a cyber attack? The pebble-looking device is purportedly able to control security and privacy permissions for all connected devices in an office or home.Nov 25, 2015 218 Shares
The Yahoo Small Business Directory is no more. It's now been directed to Aabaco Small Business. The companies announced this plan recently and the switch has been made with little fanfare.Nov 23, 2015 201 Shares
The new Lenovo Yoga 900 tablet/laptop hybrid claims to be the thinnest device that sports the Intel Core i processor. The new device measure just more than a half-inch thick.Nov 19, 2015 341 Shares
Microsoft and AT&T are reporting that the new Lumia 950 smartphone will be available through the mobile carrier starting on November 20.Nov 19, 2015 269 Shares
Instagram is interested in having more small businesses use its platform to market their products and brands. It's created a Partner program where larger businesses who've found more success on Instagram mentor those just getting started.Nov 16, 2015 455 Shares
The website known for offering a seemingly endless stream of services for $5 is changing its approach. While Fiverr's unique pricing is certainly what set it apart in the beginning, the company now feels it could be limiting. Here's how Fiverr is trying to shake things up.Nov 12, 2015 295 Shares