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Here Comes 'Facebook Lite,' a Stripped-Down Version of Its Mobile App
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Here Comes 'Facebook Lite,' a Stripped-Down Version of Its Mobile App

It is aimed at emerging market users with low-end mobile devices.
Arjun Kharpal
A World of Customers Is Waiting to Read Your Website in Their Language
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A World of Customers Is Waiting to Read Your Website in Their Language

Most web users are not native English speakers. Unsurprisingly, they are reluctant to purchase from sites written in a language they don't speak.
Ian Henderson
This Caterer Wants to Be an Event Planner. Our Experts Suggests Some First Steps.

This Caterer Wants to Be an Event Planner. Our Experts Suggests Some First Steps.

Start small and leverage your current client base to expand into a new field.
David Koji
This Startup Wants to Reverse the Tide on Our Overfished Oceans
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This Startup Wants to Reverse the Tide on Our Overfished Oceans

Amy Novogratz and Mike Velings are in the process of getting an investment fund off the ground that will identify and invest in technologies that aim to grow the fish-farming business.
Catherine Clifford
Starbucks Now Offers Fizz as a Customized Add-On in Some Shops
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Starbucks Now Offers Fizz as a Customized Add-On in Some Shops

Pumpkin spice latteā€¦ with bubbles? Starbucks is now allowing customers in select stores to carbonate coffee and tea beverages.
Kate Taylor
Papa Murphy's, Wingstop Expanding Franchises to the United Arab Emirates
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Papa Murphy's, Wingstop Expanding Franchises to the United Arab Emirates

Two U.S. restaurant franchises, Papa Murphy's and Wingstop, announced plans this week to expand in the Middle East, starting with the UAE.
Kate Taylor
Preparing for an International Conference
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Preparing for an International Conference

From safety precautions to avoiding cultural no-no's, here's how to plan for an international conference with ease.
Diana Ransom
Youngstown, Ohio, a Leader in 3-D Printing and Manufacturing Innovation, Says Obama
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Youngstown, Ohio, a Leader in 3-D Printing and Manufacturing Innovation, Says Obama

In his State of the Union address, the President talked about the need to supercharge U.S. manufacturing and gave a nod to this Midwestern town.
Catherine Clifford
How to Set Your Business Up to Bid on Federal Government Contracts
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How to Set Your Business Up to Bid on Federal Government Contracts

The federal government is the largest buyer of goods or services in the U.S. Here is what you need to do to prepare for doing business with it.
Catherine Clifford
PopTech's Andrew Zolli on Resilience and Solving World Problems
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PopTech's Andrew Zolli on Resilience and Solving World Problems

The executive director of PopTech, which hosts an annual conference in Camden, Maine, talks about trends in social entrepreneurship and how to thrive amid disruption.
Amy S. Choi
SpiritHoods and a Passion for Animals
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SpiritHoods and a Passion for Animals

In this installment of Young Visionaries, social entrepreneurs Alexander Mendeluk and ChaseHamilton describe their vision for selling accessories that support endangered species.
Kara Ohngren Prior
Dell's Women's Entrepreneur Network Heads to Turkey?
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Dell's Women's Entrepreneur Network Heads to Turkey?

Why the computer giant has set its sights on women entrepreneurs -- and what it hopes to accomplish in Istanbul this June.
Sarah J. Robbins
The Potential of Untapped Markets
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The Potential of Untapped Markets

Bertrand Sosa and his brother co-founded NetSpend, a debit-card company, after realizing immigrants like themselves didn't rely on credit cards. Hear his tips for tapping new markets.
Colleen DeBaise
Going Global: Where Obama, Romney Stand on Trade
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Going Global: Where Obama, Romney Stand on Trade

In the U.S., exporting and improved trade relations have become economic bright spots for small-business owners. We look at each candidate's global views.
Diana Ransom