Although some wouldn’t agree with the label of cyber terrorists, computer hacking group Anonymous and the release of secret government documents by wiki leaks prove that cybercrime is on the rise and may someday be the weapon of choice among organizations as well as countries who wish to cause harm to the United States. To […]
The United States patent laws are supposed to keep the intellectual property developed by individuals or businesses from being used without compensation to the developer. Instead, these laws are being used to make money for patent owners who have no plans of actually developing the product.
With the recent debt ceiling debate, the credit downgrade of the United States and the political jockying alive and well in Washington, people were beginning to wonder if small businesses would see any of the help that was promised to them. If that wasn’t enough, Congress has had some tough questions for the Small Business Administration […]
If you’re planning to form an LLC or other type of small business, you may need some help. In fact, if you’re a new entrepreneur, you definitley could use a hand. Luckily, there are a lot of government agencies, non-profits, and companies who specialize in helping perspective or existing small business owners grow their business. One […]
What are now large companies like Qualcom and Symantec both came from this one government initiative. Inventions like the electronic toothbrush also came from the same initiative. The Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) program sponsored by the Federal government is up for reauthorization but conflicting legislation from Congress could threaten the program causing jobs to […]
Small businesses are the innovators of the world and that innovation has no boundaries. Although the boring corporate retreat may not be high on the list of humanitatian concerns, it’s important to executives all over the world and that can mean profits and a lot of them. Putting for profits may have solved one of those problems.
With the economy the main focus of the upcoming 2012 elections, pollsters are providing small business owners a multitude of valuable information regarding the economy. In nearly every business, the way people feel about the economy drives their purchasing decisions. When the economy is seen as strong, spending rises but when it is viewed as […]
The classic debate will probably never end. Some politicians believe that the government has its hand in too much. Other politicians believe that the government is the sole resource for those people who have a difficult time helping themselves. One politician who believes that the government is too big is afraid that America’s small businesses […]