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Facebook's Safety Solution: Hire a Cop for $200,000 a Year
Security

Facebook's Safety Solution: Hire a Cop for $200,000 a Year

The social media giant has partnered with the city of Menlo Park, Calif., to have a police officer patrol the area surrounding Facebook's headquarters.
Google May Be Bringing High-Speed 'Fiber' to Your City
Technology

Google May Be Bringing High-Speed 'Fiber' to Your City

Google's high-speed network, known as Fiber, delivers the internet at speeds of up to one gigabyte per second, 100 times faster than average broadband
Benjamin Kabin
Artists Are Job-Creating Entrepreneurs, Too.
Starting a Business

Artists Are Job-Creating Entrepreneurs, Too.

As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, the Kauffman Foundation released a report today on how cities can encourage cultural entrepreneurs.
Catherine Clifford
Breaking Bad to Jersey Shore: 7 Cities That Profited From Hit TV Shows
Growth Strategies

Breaking Bad to Jersey Shore: 7 Cities That Profited From Hit TV Shows

From the small screen to a big economic boost -- small businesses in these towns cashed in from the success of TV shows.
Stephanie Vozza
The Best Cities for Entrepreneurs
Starting a Business

The Best Cities for Entrepreneurs

We looked at the data and talked to the experts to find the best cities for small business. Here are five emerging entrepreneurial hubs.
John Patrick Pullen
10 Cities Where the American Dream Is Still Alive
Finance

10 Cities Where the American Dream Is Still Alive

Of the largest cities in America, these 10 give you the best chances of starring in your own rags-to-riches tale.
Silver Lining in Motor City: How Detroit's Startup Scene is Shrugging Off Bankruptcy
Starting a Business

Silver Lining in Motor City: How Detroit's Startup Scene is Shrugging Off Bankruptcy

With the dubious honor of filing for the biggest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, cuts to various economic development programs may not be far off. Startups are unmoved, however.
Kristin Luna
The Real Demon of Detroit (Opinion)
Starting a Business

The Real Demon of Detroit (Opinion)

An anti-business mindset is the real reason the Motor City finds itself in bankruptcy court. A federal bailout would be further evidence of its bad bets.
Ray Hennessey
How One U.S. City Became an Unexpected Hub for Tech Startups
Technology

How One U.S. City Became an Unexpected Hub for Tech Startups

California and New York aren't the last word in tech. Read our take on how Cincinnati is becoming a home for startups.
Brian Patrick Eha
Productivity

How to Get Out of a Rut and 4 More Business Tips From the Week

How to revive your business, find the best employees and fight the effects of stress.
Brian Patrick Eha
Growth Strategies

Where Startups Are Matters More Than What They Pay

The location of your startup's office might be a factor in attracting top talent.
Grant Davis
Starting a Business

The Best and Worst U.S. Cities for Renting Office Space

Looking to set up shop? Find out where office rent prices are rising the fastest, and where they're falling.
Brian Patrick Eha
Growth Strategies

Best and Worst U.S. Cities for Small-Business Workers

These cities offer the most promise for job seekers who prefer mom-and-pop shops, according to a new ranking.
Heesun Wee
America's Bright Spots: The Top 10 Cities for Hiring
Growth Strategies

America's Bright Spots: The Top 10 Cities for Hiring

A new report ranks the cities in the U.S. where employers are hiring the most.
Jenna Goudreau