Byte, the long-awaited follow-up to Vine, launched in a surprise announcement Friday evening. The app is available in the app store for iOS and Android devices, positioning itself as a 6-second “looping video app” from Vine co-founder Dom Hoffman. dear friends, today we’re bringing back 6-second looping videos and a new community for people who
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BDO USA LLP has united several of its technology consulting practices under a new BDO Digital business. The new digital advisory business is focusing on services such as data governance, cybersecurity, data privacy, data analytics, IT outsourcing, application development, cloud deployment, IT managed services and a variety of others, according to Stephanie Giammarco, a partner
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From a 401(k) plan to pet insurance for Fido, in today’s tight labor market, workers expect far more than just health insurance from their employers. For small businesses, that’s been a problem. There are more small companies and startups than ever before yet, because of their size, these firms have traditionally been at a disadvantage when
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Field Service Management (FSM) software help businesses to conduct a wide range of business processes. From job orders to managing personnel, collecting payments, fleet tracking and more. FSM software enhances coordination between headquarters, warehouse and staff in the field by saving both money and time. Simply put they help capture data in a meaningful way,
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If your business struggles, you might see it as a sign you should pivot. Jack Dorsey wisely pivoted his podcast platform Odeo. Dorsey’s startup became Twitter — after suffocating in the shadow of iTunes as just another podcast platform. But pivots don’t provide a surefire route to success. Before you tap the brakes and change
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The International Data Corporation projects demand in cloud services to reach $4.5 trillion by 2025. As a result, even though most of that demand comes from big enterprises, it creates a huge opportunity for small businesses that provide those services too. Women In Cloud Summit 2020 seeks to prepare women technology entrepreneurs for these opportunities.
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Instagram Stories has a new tool in ‘Create’ mode, enabling users to view, stylize, and quickly feature @mentions from other accounts. Here’s how it looks: Initially spotted by social commentator Matt Navarra, the new option features an @ symbol that only appears if your account has current mentions in other users’ public Stories. The feature
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We’ve reached that time of year.  I make my predictions for small business. I experienced a good run for about 5 years. But this changed the last few years. So this week, I called in an expert. 2020 Megatrends Rohit Bhargava founded the Non-Obvious Company. And for the last 10 years, he published quite accurately
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Building a good company culture takes  work. It becomes one of the keys to small business success. But suppose something’s not right?Does your company culture leave something to be desired? You could find yourself in danger of losing valuable talent and customers. How to Change Company Culture Check  these five tips on how to change
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Home offices are becoming increasingly common for entrepreneurs and freelancers. And man caves are also gaining a lot of traction in homes around the country. If you don’t have enough extra room at home for these two spaces to exist separately, you may be able to create an office that still lets you be surrounded
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The latest division in Hong Kong isn’t driven by posters and protests — it’s driven by consumers’ wallets as people vote with their money. The city’s economy shrank in the second and third quarter of 2019, marking a technical recession and the first time in a decade its economy weakened for two consecutive quarters. The
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The IRS has just released the standard mileage rates for 2020. The big change is the business mileage rate and some moving and medical expenses dropped.  IRS Mileage Rate For 2020 The IRS mileage rates for 2020 for business vehicle use are: 57.5 cents per mile of business use. That’s a drop of 0.5 cents
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