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Facebook may start tracking your cursor as you browse the site

For some time Facebook has studied your likes, comments, and clicks to help create better ads and new products, but soon, the company might also track the location of your cursor on screen. Facebook analytics chief Ken Rudin told <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> about several new measures the company is …

Experts Predict Larger 5-Inch Display For iPhone 6… Again

If you switched from an iPhone to an Android-powered smartphone because you felt a 4-inch display was just too small, then Apple may give you a reason to switch back next year. Several industry experts are predicting that the Cupertino company will step up its pursuit of high-end Android …

Get Online Without Wifi, 4G LTE or Even 3G with Be-Bound's Android App

Be-Bound has launched an app for Android devices that promises to keep your connection to the Internet flowing, even when you have no data connection or WiFi available to you.<p>While it might sound like magic, it is in fact a bit more simple than that. The app uses text messages as the ‘transport …

A Free Amazon Smartphone? It's All About The Services

There’s a fascinating scoop today from Jessica Lessin and Amir Efrati about the long-awaited, first smartphone from Amazon: according to their sources, the e-commerce giant wants to be able to give it to you for free.<p>Bear in mind “free” is a slightly deceptive term here. Amazon probably plans to …

Inigral is now Uversity, a tool for high school students to pick the right college

Education technology startup Inigral has rebranded to Uversity, a name its customers will have far less trouble pronouncing.<p>Inigral was best known for its Schools app, which students use to create private communities on Facebook. But the executive team has increasingly been pushing for independence …

Ecommerce in India: Small Merchants Finding Niches - Small Business Trends

Indian marketplaces bring to mind colorful winding roads lined with family and individually run storefronts where retailers can build personal …

Big Business Tactics Small Businesses Can Use

I’ve always adhered to the idea of making my business look bigger than it is. I’m not trying to misrepresent my company, but I know the resources …

A New Kind of Corporation to Harness the Power of Private Enterprise for Public Benefit

On July 17, I signed into law a bill enabling the formation of a new type of corporation that is hard wired to compete to be the best in America at being the best for America.<p>These new Delaware public benefit corporations will harness the power of private enterprise to create public benefit. In the …

Open Letter to Business Leaders

August 1, 2013<p>Fellow Business Leaders,<p>Click to share this Open Letter on Facebook or Twitter<p>Today is an historic day.<p>With Governor Jack Markell …

Manish Bhalla - Founder and CEO of FATbit Technologies

[quote style=”boxed”]”If you didn’t do it in the best way, someone else will and you will be forgotten.”[/quote]<p>Manish Bhalla is the founder and CEO …

Habits of Successful Entrepreneurs

[quote style=”boxed”]Which habits will you add to your entrepreneurial process?[/quote]<p><b>We’ve all heard of the “7 Habits of Highly Successful People”,</b> …

How To Make Money Without A Job

Before joining the staff of Forbes in July of 2011, I was happily self-employed for 23 years. For much of this time my husband and I ran two mostly unrelated home-based businesses. He worked in his office in the front of the house, while I was in mine across the hall. Our office doors were usually …

Could Your Startup Benefit from Microsoft Ventures?

Up until now most people thinking about Microsoft might have thought software. But the tech giant announced this week it would also become a leader …

Ten Summer Reads For Entrepreneurs

[quote style=”boxed”]”…pick out your vacation spot, pack a few books from our summer reading list, and head out on your first entrepreneurship …

Why Apple Sucks as an Investment, but Amazon Doesn't http://www.go-tst.com/m9BUF And You Can Win One Of These! (Oh, Ah!)

Everybody Seems To Be Into 3D Printers, Even Amazon

3D printing is on fire as a trend in small business. It seems everybody is talking about 3D printers and suddenly more places are opening up online …

Still More New Products and Opportunities This Small Business Week - Small Business Trends

Wow! What a lot of new products, information, tips, services and opportunities have been shared this week. To try to cover as many as possible, we’re …

Insanely Simple Secrets for Winning Startup Ideas

[quote style=”boxed”]”…if you want to build a business, going on vacation might be the best money you’ll ever spend.”[/quote]<p>Where do good ideas come …

Siddharth Batra - Co-founder of Mine

[quote style=”boxed”]”As an engineer, I can solve small scale problems but properly attempting large problems requires a brilliant, diverse and …

Present Shock: Taking A Moment to Review the Future

One of my best friends referred me to the book <i>Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now</i> after we debated about technology’s impact on society.<p>Are …

10 Effective eLearning Options for Entrepreneurs

The constant evolution of entrepreneurship is one of the attributes that makes the career path so exciting: A fluid and flexible job description, …

7 Great Stocks to Own for the Long Term

Plus a fund that owns all of them — and more.<p>The bull market is more than four years old. I've stayed invested, but I've been nervous all the way. I …

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How To Book Cheap Plane Tickets

Who am I to come up with such arrogant nonsense? I am a hardcore traveler and I travel more than most. Travel matters to me, and being in control of the travel experience is essential in order to enjoy it.<p>I don't want to end up having to get up at 04:45 because a random travel agent has decided …

7 Best Business Books for Summer Reading - Small Business Trends

The weather is finally warm enough to where I’ve created my outdoor patio space. And that means that it’s summer reading time! A cool drink, my feet …

How To Get Better at Spotting Opportunities

To be a successful entrepreneur – or really, a successful anything – you need to be able to recognize an opportunity when you see one. Specifically, you need to be able to identify a problem or gap, and come up with an innovative solution. (Of course you also need to be able to execute that …

Idea Entrepreneur: The New 21st Century Career

There is a new player emerging on the cultural and business scene today: the idea entrepreneur. Perhaps you are one yourself — or would like to be. The idea entrepreneur is an individual, usually a content expert and often a maverick, whose main goal is to influence how other people think and …