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The Small Business Observer - December 2012 Issue
Small Biz Speaks Out In Newtek Survey SB Authority Index of small business indicators for October 2012 reached 114.97 points. -more-

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Small Biz Speaks Out in Newtek Survey

Small Biz Speaks Out in Newtek Survey
Our most recent survey delves into topics such as Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and the post-election U.S. economy. 
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M2M Market – 115 Million Connections by 2016

M2M Market – 115 Million Connections by 2016
In a recent report, global consulting and market analytics firm Compass Intelligence simultaneously released their own M2M (Machine to Machine) forecast while at the same calling out other M2M forecasts as mostly “wrong.” 
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IT and Mktg. Execs Prefer Open Source WCM

IT and Mktg. Execs Prefer Open Source WCM
New study found that marketing and IT executives prefer open source Web Content Management (WCM) solutions. 
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Smart Device Biz Takeover by 2016

Smart Device Biz Takeover by 2016
Purchases of mobile devices by businesses will reach 53 million units by 2016 – almost triple the 13 million units in 2012. 
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Tips for Naming Your Business

Tips for Naming Your Business
Considering all of the elements that go into starting a small business, it may be surprising to learn that choosing the right name is one of the most important decisions you can make. 
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100,000 Apps Identified as Suspicious

100,000 Apps Identified as Suspicious
Approximately 25 percent of all apps on Google Play pose security risks to mobile device users, according to a new report from security firm Bit9. 
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Small Businesses Invest in Social Media

Small Businesses Invest in Social Media
While it’s hard to say we’re surprised, a new survey released Friday revealed small businesses are spending more money and time on social media. 
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6 Facts About Keeping Data Safe

6 Facts About Keeping Data Safe
Is your data safe? If you store, transmit, or process customers’ data, your company bears responsibility for that data.  
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33 Percent of Companies at Risk from BYOD

33 Percent of Companies at Risk from BYOD
As tablets and smartphones become increasingly more popular, companies should be aware of the adverse effects the smart devices can have on their organization’s network. 
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