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Thu, November 14, 2013 - From simple bookkeeping packages to full-blown ERP systems, open source software can provide free options for small businesses that don't have the budget for big-ticket enterprise applications.
Tue, November 05, 2013 - With a move that harkens back to the days before Facebook's IPO, Twitter has upped its opening stock price to a range of $23 to $25 a share.
Tue, November 05, 2013 - At the age of 29, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been named the world's youngest billionaire.
Mon, November 04, 2013 - Twitter on Monday increased the price of shares in its initial public offering to a range of $23 to $25 per share and also revealed that IBM has claimed the company has infringed on several patents.
Thu, October 31, 2013 - Just a week before its IPO, Twitter moved to go from mainly snippets and quips to a more visual social network.
Fri, October 25, 2013 - With its IPO share price now set and its roadshow about to begin, Twitter will soon face some tough questions from potential investors.
Thu, October 17, 2013 - Twitter reportedly is getting ready to begin its IPO roadshow on Oct. 28 and then begin trading on Nov. 15.
Tue, October 15, 2013 - Federal IT spending is declining dramatically, from a peak of $80 billion in 2010 to $70 billion in the 2014 fiscal year.
Tue, October 15, 2013 - Twitter revealed its biggest earners as it prepares for its IPO. CEO Dick Costolo netted $11.5 million last year, and Christopher Fry, SVP of engineering, raked in $10.3 million.
Mon, October 14, 2013 - Low-cost marketing, hard bargains, keeping competitors in check -- profiteering abounds in the open source community.
Fri, October 04, 2013 - As Twitter plans to launch its initial public offering amid financial losses and in the wake of Facebook's tumultuous IPO, the company needs to reassure potentially nervous investors.
Tue, October 01, 2013 - Billionaire trading agitator Carl Icahn today reported that he had, as promised, had dinner with Apple CEO Tim Cook last night, when he lobbied for a $150 billion stock buyback program, a 150% increase over the company's current plan.
Thu, September 26, 2013 - For the minority of crowdfunded ventures that get financed, raising money is only the beginning.
Mon, September 23, 2013 - More than 500,000 subscribers now use the online version of Intuit's popular accounting software for small businesses